I love the gilder using his hair to get just enough grease to help pick up the sheets of gold leaf from his book of gold leaf sheets. Edit: I have been corrected! The gilder is actually using static electricity, not grease, from his hair to help grab the sheet of gold leaf. Thank you, […]
A magazine that caters to both individualists AND Egyptophiles! It later changed it’s name to “The Phoenix” but it still remained a Magazine of Individuality. Found in our special collections, this was brought to me because the curator suspected mold. Fortunately, it just turned out to be dirt and foxing. Several issues are also available online, […]
Useful books, for weakly puppies and dainty feeders. (Ads in the back of a 19th century book.)
From Reverend O’Conor’s “Facts About Bookworms”. New York, 1898.