Monthly Archives: August 2009
Dutch gift This beautiful little book cost me a few euros in a bookstore in the Hague, but to the first owner it was completely free. A gift, presented during the dutch book week in 1957.
book cover Seen at Books by the Sea, a nice second hand and antiquarian bookshop in Bude, Cornwall. Philip K. Dick – A Maze of Death Gollancz 1972, first UK edition.
grand openings 2 Another flea market finding, this book by Léon Bloy first struck me for its spartan cover concept. Opening it leads to a second surprise: the end papers show a macabre mediæval scene (is it Bosch?).
faience? Ninove, today. Postscript has taken over the market…