Illustration from the magazine "The Green Sheaf" (1903-4), ed. by Pamela Colman Smith. Courtesy of @MaggsBros
― Edgar Allan Poe
I love books, coffee, atomic history, Idaho, cats, antiques and old stuff in general.
I'm an elementary school Library volunteer - I think everyone should do this as children need inspiration in learning to love books. Best way to make my day? When a little kid asks me why I like to work in the Library for free...
My idea of a good time would for someone to lock me in the Library of Congress or Smithsonian for a weekend. Alone.
Gorgeous psychedelic handbills and posters from Detroit’s Grande Ballroo...
Simply stunning vintage handbills for Detroit’s historic live music venue The Grande Ballroom. The majority of these trippy handbills and po
Old Maps of San Francisco Guaranteed to Blow Your Mind
First known map of San Francisco Bay Area by Fray Juan Crespi in 1772. Map nerds rejoice—we've combed archives for old maps of San Francisco
The Romance of the Rails: The Story of the American Railroads
The Romance of the Rails: The Story of the American Railroads by Agnes C. Laut NY: Tudor Publishing Co., 1936 New Edition 2nd Ptg. Very Good
15 Amazing Book-Filled Bars Where We'd Like to Drink
You know what's better than a night out? A night out with a book. Or, in the case of many of these fine establishments, a whole wall of book
Welcome to the official Roald Dahl Google Plus page, managed by the Roald Dahl Estate. This is where you'll find all the latest news about the World's no.1 Storyteller, the much-loved author of classic stories including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Witches, The BFG & more.
Aug. 9, 1945 | U.S. Drops Atomic Bomb on Nagasaki, Japan
On Aug. 9, 1945, three days after the bombing of Hiroshima, the United States dropped a second atomic bomb on the city of Nagasaki.
10 Science Fiction Books That Changed the Course of History
Many science fiction books imagine strange new worlds — but only a few science fiction books have actually changed the world we live in. A f