Last week with the summer sun blazing down and the sprinkler systems creating a wonderfully refreshing mist in Second Court; I escaped the heatwave to begin our College Library stockcheck in Right Cloister. 844 more words
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Why hello fellow Hogtown readers! Now that I have your attention I would like to announce the birth of my new calling card which, as you can see, comes in the form of a handmade bookmark (made by yours truly, that is, with the use of a rubber stamp also crafted by my own hand. 43 more words
Traducerea în româneşte de L. Stern, 1910.
Textul original german:
„In Castilien ist der Königseid sehr merkwürdig: ‚Du, der nicht mehr bist als einer von uns, und weniger als wir alle zusammen, wir begehren dich dennoch zum Könige!‘“
Originating in Germany and usually placed inside the front cover, a bookplate is a printed label used to indicate ownership of a title. Specimens can range from simple printed names to elaborate heraldic engravings and as such can attract enthusiasts for their workmanship, rarity or perhaps just the connection with a famous former owner. 254 more words