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Creepy Craft Books

Follow the links below for hi-res antique books to cover DVDs. 73 more words

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Fabulous Resources for the Beginning Bookbinder

I love books. I learned to read when I was five, and from that moment on you could frequently find me with my nose stuck in a book. 510 more words


Reading Old Books: Technology and Ancient Manuscripts

It seems that using technology to see inside a closed book is having a popular moment in the scientific community. In addition to the recent advances in using radiation to  278 more words


The Real Diary of a Real Boy by Henry A. Shute

As previously posted, I love diaries, and I found many diaries online, including Mark Twain’s “discoveries” of Adam’s Diary and Eve’s Diary.  Then I looked at an actual diary from 1771, written by Anna Green Winslow of Boston, noticing that, in many respects, what was important to this 12-year-old girl in the 18th century is still important to 12-year-old girls today. 842 more words

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Art Journal Challenges & Techniques

I’ve begun using my new art journal that I had made using different types of paper. If you’d like to see how I made it, here’s a… 956 more words

Reptiles and Birds -Louis Figuier 1870 Book marbeling

This is one of my most favorite insides of a book.  I think it is called marbeling and need to find out more.

The tan bound book (right) is Scott’s Poetical Works 1871.


Diary of Anna Green Winslow, a Boston School Girl of 1771

In previous posts, I wrote about my absolute joy in reading Extracts from Adam’s Diary and Eve’s Diary.  Reading (and even re-reading) some parts of these made me laugh almost to exhaustion. 796 more words

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