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Unique fold-out illustration for this rare book.
 
A Rare Irish Book, Circa 1830s

I've seen many a rare book over the years - many travel books with great fold-out maps; art books with tipped-in plates, even sculpted books and miniature classics the size of matchbooks.

This is genuinely something I have never seen. It's unique and fascinating, and it's a real treasure.

Rare needlework instruction book; includes cloth samples of sewing, darning, embroidery, knitting and miniature clothing. Kildare Place, Dublin, Ireland (circa 1830s).

#needlepoint   #rarebooks   #darning   #sewing   #embroidery   #clothing   #books   #booklovers   #bookcollectors   #ireland  

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A beautiful morning last week cruising into Nafplion, Greece.
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Autographs from Goodspeed's, June 1932
At a price to fit any purse... When you thumb through this little catalog, you'll want to load your purse or wallet with wads of cash (no credit cards) and jump in a time machine for a bargain basement shopping spree. Rare and collectible autographs found i...
At a price to fit any purse... When you thumb through this little catalog, you'll want to load your purse or wallet with wads of cash (no credit cards) and jump in a time machine for a bargain basement shopping spree. Rare and collectible autographs found in letters and other paper items are for ...
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I like this quote from Tim O'Brien at the Texas Book Festival:

“There are twenty-six letters in our alphabet. And there are some punctuation marks, and that’s it. All we’ve got. Nothing else. And out of those 26 letters you can make Ulysses, or the Iliad, in translation – or you can make Hustler magazine or some piece of junk. The same twenty-six letters! And it’s the responsibility of the writer to pay attention to those letters, putting them in order so that they’re graceful, lucid, clear, all the things that matter to you as a writer.”
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