1940s Hawkeye Yearbooks in the Reading Room.
Today, a look at the contributing compounds to ‘old book smell’, and the origins of the less well researched ‘new book smell’: http://wp.me/p4aPLT-hV
Miniature Monday! (I made it…).
This tiny mini blank book is chained to its larger relative, and fits in the little recess in the cover.
"Until fairly recently all books were prized possessions — medieval libraries chained books to the shelves to prevent theft. In those days each volume was crafted with precision, elaborately decorated and embellished with precious stones and metals. I aim to make my books just as precious as those medieval manuscripts."
[Chained book on a book]. [Asheville, NC : Dan Essig, 1999]
Catalog: N7433.4.E55 C5 1999a
This is sierramckenzie, isn’t she?