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A Tour Through the Pyrenees

Taine, Hyppolyte Adolphe. New York: Henry Holt and Company; 1875. Illustrated with nearly 200 engraved plates and cuts by Gustave Dore. Decorated original brown cloth. 523 pp. 81 more words

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Strayed~By Sir Charles G.D. Roberts

“The woods appeared to draw him by some spell.”

“No wild beast, but his own desire, had conquered him.”


It’s wonderful to spend a few moments with a good short story…

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Why do we love old books so much?

There’s this look of complete awe that settles on people’s faces as they walk through the door of our rare book room. It’s huge, and has the most incredible books lining the shelves on all three sides of the room. 383 more words

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The Book of the Thousand and One Nights

Complete in 16 volumes. Privately printed by the Burton Society; nd, ca1895. Translated by Richard F. Burton. Limited edition, 147 of 950 sets. Signed binding by Stikeman & Co. 87 more words

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Kennel Secrets: How to Breed, Exhibit and Manage Dogs

“Ashmont”. J. Loring Thaye Pub. Co., Boston; 1893. 1st edition.¬†Illustrated with many b/w plates and cuts. Decorated blue cloth. 347 pp. Large 8vo. Very good. 67 more words

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Travel Journal Jewelry

Sarah is still off work from her surgery so now that the school year is done this seems to be what she’s focusing on. She’s collecting older antique & vintage dictionaries & turning the images into pendants and adding her own homemade embellishments. 62 more words

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