The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: book-trade

without books

9 December 2003, around 9.48.

On the whole we may conclude that Casaubon had strained his narrow means in this one direction of expense. Pinched everywhere else, he spent all he could save on books. Book-buying was to him not the indulgence of a taste or a passion, it was the acquisition of tools. While mere bibliomania is insatiable, the […]

machinations

20 November 2013, around 17.23.

From Darley’s Bookbinding Then and Now (1959; printed opposite p. 85).

A Publisher Speaking

3 January 2014, around 5.20.

By Geoffrey Faber, Houghton Mifflin, 1935.

ego hoc feci mm–MMXXII · cc 2000–2022 M.F.C.

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