Dictionary on the Art of Printing (1841)

Andrew Steeves over at the Gaspereau Press Blog offers this peek into Gaspereau’s eclectic library of books about printing: “One of the rarer volumes in our library is a copy of A Dictionary of the Art of Printing, written by William Savage and published...

Three Alices

A few posts back, I mentioned the Sir John Tenniel 110th Anniversary ‘Nursery Alice’ Collection. While I’ve always admired these illustrations, some of the more modern interpretations are equally engaging and breathe new life into Alice and her friends. Mervyn...

A private library of the human imagination

This from Wired: “Nothing quite prepares you for the culture shock of Jay Walker’s library. You exit the austere parlor of his New England home and pass through a hallway into the bibliographic equivalent of a Disney ride. Stuffed with landmark tomes and...