Monthly Archives: May 2015

Postercraft in 1930

I could not resist peeking into this book when I saw the cover. Published around 1930, it has a fabulous art deco dust jacket. Inside, Will Clemence manages to condense everything you would need to know about the craft including … Continue reading

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The dream that was not to be

For a fleeting moment it appeared that we might have a book worth around £4,000.00. In pristine condition, it would have been. The book in question was ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ with illustrations by Arthur Rackham and published in 1908. … Continue reading

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Audio Biographies

Forget all those celebrity biographies. This book, edited by G.A. Briggs contains the biographies of 64 people (19 from overseas) whom he met during his 30 year sound reproduction career. It includes professional writers, recording engineers, technicians, manufacturers and even … Continue reading

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The chemical history of the candle

I do not tend to think of chemistry when I light a candle as I have not studied it since I left school. This book, published in 1960 (our copy is the 2nd imprint) is a popular science classic based … Continue reading

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