Archive for the ‘libraries’ Category

Accidents

23Jun08

The Book of Accidents: Designed for Young Children. New Haven : S. Babcock, Sidney’s press, 1831. via Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities Advertisements


Chris Engman, The Library, 2005: “I purchased these books at a discounted rate from a used bookstore, where many of them had sat on shelves for more than a decade, unwanted.” via wood s lot


“…And the prize for the image that best sums up the state of this blog goes to…” Lori Nix, “Library”, from The City Lori Nix Photography, via neko at ffffound!, who spotted it here.


An amazing photoset on Flickr: The Detroit Public Schools Book Depository/ Roosevelt Warehouse This is a building where our deeply-troubled public school system once stored its supplies, and then one day apparently walked away from it all, allowing everything to go to waste. The interior has been ravaged by fires and the supplies that haven’t […]