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John Austen

John Archibald Austen (1886–1948) was an English illustrator who illustrated a number of books for George Macy’s The Limited Editions Club and Heritage Press. Here’s a list of the titles that he worked on for the LEC (thanks to…

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Wooden bookmarks

I was at the One Of A Kind Christmas Show and Sale last week here in Toronto and I came across these neat little wooden bookmarks made by Solar Woodcuts here in Canada. They’re break resistant 1/32" thick 3 ply…

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Linotype documentary now available

After having been in production for almost a year and a half and on a screenings tour from the start of the year, the Liontype documentary is now available for purchase or rental. You can buy it directly from…

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Toronto International Antiquarian Book Fair 2012

The 2012 Toronto International Antiquarian Book Fair will be held from October 12—14th at the The Metro Toronto Convention Centre on 255 Front Street West, Toronto. It’s pretty close to where I work so I’ll definitely be going. If you pre-register…

Reviews

Posters and Ephemera from the Whittington Press

I was recently able to acquire a few items from the Whittington Press and I’ve been pretty excited about sharing sharing my thoughts on them for a while; but as sometimes happens, life gets in the way and it’s…