Tag Archives: vintage book

Gifts for the Book Lover: A Novel Aroma

Do you know a bibliophile? I do. Me! There are few things I enjoy more than discovering a used book store, or strolling the library stacks. Books, especially those with an aged aroma and fine patina, hold a special place … Continue reading

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Old Book Covers and Googly Eyes. Say What?

Scary vintage book covers just got creepier! Googly Eye Books, via Tumbler, describes itself as…”A blog combining two of mankind’s greatest achievements: literature and googly eyes.” I may have to agree! They have created another form of book art. I’ve … Continue reading

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Medieval Costume Needs Good Girdle Book

Thinking medieval this Halloween? If you want to dress the part of a monk, judge or noble from the Middle Ages, and be authentic, then you must put your girdle on; that is, a girdle book, from the less widely … Continue reading

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DP Judgment Day | Cover Matters: Charlotte’s $155,000 Web

WP Daily Prompt: If you were to judge your favorite book by its cover, would you still read it? If the book is one of my absolute all-time favorites–like, Charlotte’s Web–I would read it even if the cover was doused … Continue reading

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