Only inches away from election day we would like to suggest our American readers a social science nonfiction read:
‘One Vote, Two Votes, I Vote, You Vote‘ by Dr. Seuss.
In this hardcover you’ll find, in simple rhyme, an introduction by The Cat in the Hat to the concept and practice of voting, with a focus on the American presidency! The basic principles of democracy, how political parties are formed and much, much more” on American politics is explained. Since the real Dr. Seuss is dead, the author of this book is Bonnie Worth, the illustrations are made by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu. We know ‘One Vote, Two Votes, I Vote, You Vote‘ isn’t a longread, so why don’t you buy the book at seussville.com (ISBN: 978-0-399-55598-5)
In Memory of Jackie Collins we’ll put this lovely set of VintageDeLuxe Collins paperbacks up for auction.
Written by Jackie Collins herself; The Love Killers, Vendetta; Lucky’s Revenge and Sinners. Including; Prime Time by Joan Collins and Hollywood Sisters, about Jackie and Joan Collins.
Bidding starts at only €24,99 (ex shipping) Please leave your biddings as a reply below. Continue reading →
During Bicentennial Year in the USA (1976) Peter Jansen travelled for 2 months through several states buying a newspaper in the 40 cities he passed, this way summarizing and documenting the journey. Starting in New York on the 4th of July at Bicentennial Day and ending in the same town on the 13th of September unexpected but quite historic events happened, like the and the death of Mao Zedong. This book includes all at half size and is published in a limited edition of 300 signed and numbered copies. Book dimensions 12 x 12 inch. A copy of this book is on display at the Royal Library of the Netherlands in The Hague. Continue reading →
Pictures are taken from an antique (1910) Dutch pocketbook “Poisonous Mushroom Atlas” (praktische zakboekjes voor natuurvrienden, vergiftigde paddestoelen, Atlas in zakformaat, uitgaaf van W.Hilarius Wzn, Almelo) given to Mimi Berlin from the Eikelenboom estate collection of antique books.
The Granny Alphabet Tim Walker brings his unique brand of very British fantasia to a subject close to all our hearts: grandmothers. The first volume of this very special twinset offers a collection of characterful photographs of grannies and the things nearest to each of them, arranged alphabetically and accompanied by short, gently humorous verses by Kit Hesketh-Harvey. The second volume has Lawrence Mynott’s drawings of lively old ladies. You’ll find Lucinda, whose hat addiction shows no sign of waning, and Kitty, whose knitting skills are second to none. ISBN 0500544263/ISBN 9780500544266 (read more at Thames and Hudson) (Images via Amazon)
Land of the Giants, tv show, 1968/1970 directed by Irwin Allen for 20th Century Fox (via arcaneimages) Alan Ladd, 1949 Paramount Pictures promotional photo for The Great Gatsby directed by Elliot Nugent (viadesigncatwalk)Closeups of very small, old book with lady holding it,1949 by Herbert Gehr