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Modern magic

I love living at a time, and in a place, where I just have to point my finger and KAZAM! – magic happens. Take this evening, for example. 862 more words



When I was about 10 years old my frequently unemployed uncle set forth on his latest scheme- selling Encyclopedia Britannica. The next thing I knew there was a big set of the things in a neat little customized wooden shelf in our basement, big leather bound books in two colors, blue for the reference books, and magenta for the macropedia or more in-depth books for important subjects. 648 more words

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How companies can avoid the pains of digital disruption

From 1768 to the early 1990s, one company dominated the world’s market for encyclopedic information. For over 200 years, it had mastered the esoteric practice of selling libraries of information through a unique blend of traveling sales people and consumer distribution channels. 966 more words


11/08/2014 New Drawing

This is a new drawing on a page from an encyclopedia Britannica. 

New Drawing 11/02/2014

I just finished this drawing. It is color pencil and a page from an old Encyclopedia Britannica. I enjoyed it so much I have decide to do a whole series of these. 16 more words

Spotlight on Halloween: free set of Encyclopaedias with every library card! 

Many children will be learning about Halloween (also called All Hallows’ Eve), which takes place on October 31, as well as Bonfire Night, on November 5. 214 more words

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