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Just So Stories

Just So Stories for little children Rudyard Kipling London Macmillan and Co Limited First Edition September 1902 – Reprinted October 1902 I was never a big Kipling fan as a child, but I vividly remember this particular book from the … Continue reading

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A Book Is Proof…

This wonderful graphic paean to the printed book is the work of Australian freelance illustrator Gavin Aung Than. His entertaining and educational website, Zen Pencils, was launched earlier this year and was inspired by quotes from famous figures as diverse … Continue reading

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What’s a Rare Bookman

The exhibition “Ray Safford, Rare Bookman,” ¬†which opened¬†yesterday at the Grolier Club, New York City, offers a look into the famed New York firm of Charles Scribner’s Sons and the literary, publishing, and rare book worlds in turn-of-the-century New York. … Continue reading

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