Entries from November 2012

The Atlantic recently featured a post on tintype photography and a short video about Harry Taylor, a modern professional photographer who uses the technique in his own work. I found the process intere... [more]

The following item has been reported stolen: Title : King James Bible Date of publication : 1634 Publisher : Robert Barker, London Description : A heavy leather-bound Bible which has sustained damage ... [more]


Boston Fair a Blast

By Janine Moodhe

This past weekend was the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, which was held at the Hynes Convention Center. The Boston fair kicked off the ABAA's fair season, which includes our California sh... [more]

If you've been trying to read your little one Pride and Prejudice, Moby Dick or some other literary tome before bed, I'm sure you've reached the conundrum that yes, it does help put them to sleep, but... [more]


Sandy: How to Help

By Janine Moodhe

Apologies for the blog-silence, it's been a rough two weeks here in New York/New Jersey. Thousands of people are still without power, water, or heat, and those are the lucky ones that still have a hom... [more]

The following item has been reported stolen: Title : De Sectione Rationis Authors : Apollonius Pergaeus, Edmund Halley Date of publication : 1706 Publisher : Oxford Description : title + viii + LIII +... [more]