Little Miss Muffet by Greg Arlington. A WPA Art Project, completed between 1936 and 1940
(Source: merdeauxfraises, via barbara-bibliotecaria)
Book Floor - The Zhongshuge Bookshop, “dubbed the most beautiful bookshop in Shanghai”,
Story: Books with Bling / China Daily
My First Book to Read
More First Books of…. at Letterology
Early sketches for The Great Gatsby cover by Francis Cugat. Pair with the most intelligent meditation on the recent Gatsby cover controversy.
Pop-up shops? Nothing new. Can you guess the year this photo of our traveling library—stationed at a factory in Long Island City—was taken?
There’ll be even more Throwback Thursday fun for you on our Flickr account.
Nothing quite like burrowing into a good book - David H
The elusive South African First Edition of DUSKLANDS (1974), by J.M. Coetzee. An attractive copy of the Nobel Prize-winner’s first book.
Sit here - “A” chair made out of cardboard
(via Eclectic from Iowa / Alexie Sommer’s a chair made from 250 sheets of cardboard
Balthus, Katia Reading, 1974