Monthly Archives: March 2021

Biblio-archeology

 

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After Walter Crane

One of the many joys of publishing Travel Between The Pages has been the opportunity to connect with so many followers over the years and to be continually educated by them. A few days back, I posted some interesting historic … Continue reading

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Here She Comes

 

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Will the museum deserve an Oscar

Film lovers won’t be able to visit in-person until the doors open to the public on  September 30, 2021, but new the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures  programming will soon be available online. The pre-opening program includes a screening of … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Highs

One of my favorite aspects of travel in mountainous regions such as the Colorado Rocky Mountains is the opportunity to see the glories of the night sky without light and air pollution. Naturally, I love the astonishing timelapse below created … Continue reading

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The Libraries Are Appreciated

The Libraries Are Appreciated, Jacob Lawrence From the Harlem series, No. 28 The Harlem Branch Library of the New York Public Library at 9 West 124th Street  

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in America when the sun goes down

Last Friday would have been Jack Kerouac’s 99th birthday. One of the online commemorations linked to this extraordinary clip from a 1959 television appearance on the Steve Allen Show. Kerouac reads from On the Road while Allen plays some bluesy jazz … Continue reading

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Ex-Libris

As a book seller and collector, I have always been ambivalent when it comes to bookplates. The artistry and clever design cannot be denied, however the glued in place bookplates permanently damage and deface the book.  

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How Bookstores Will Re-Open

 

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NYC’s Tiniest Tourist Attraction

At the corner of Christopher Street and Seventh Avenue South in the West Village, in front of the iconic Village Cigars store, lies this blink-and-you’ll-miss-it mosaic embedded in the sidewalk. The  triangle’s enigmatic message: “Property of the Hess Estate Which Has … Continue reading

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