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    This young woman, coyly identified in the title of this 1782 mezzotint as a “Beauty in Search of Knowledge,” is about to enter a circulating library. These commercial establishments provided more than just books — they were places to meet friends and flirt with strangers. NYPL, Pforzheimer Collection

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    Aleksei Kruchenykh (Алексей Кручёных) (1886-1968) - a poet of Russian Futurism.

    Aleksei Kruchenykh (Алексей Кручёных) (1886-1968) - a poet of Russian Futurism.

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    Olga Rozanova «War» by Aleksei Kruchenykh. Only 100 copies. «Sviet», Petrograd, 1916. Linoleum cut and collage. One of very rare books of Russian Avant-Garde Art!

    Olga Rozanova «War» by Aleksei Kruchenykh. Only 100 copies. «Sviet», Petrograd, 1916. Linoleum cut and collage. One of very rare books of Russian Avant-Garde Art!

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    Olga Rozanova «War» by Aleksei Kruchenykh. Only 100 copies. «Sviet», Petrograd, 1916. Linoleum cut and collage. One of very rare books of Russian Avant-Garde Art!

    Olga Rozanova «War» by Aleksei Kruchenykh. Only 100 copies. «Sviet», Petrograd, 1916. Linoleum cut and collage. One of very rare books of Russian Avant-Garde Art!

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    Mayakovsky, Vladimir. Razgovor s Fininspektorom o Poezii [Conversation With A Tax Collector About Poetry]. Tbilisi: Zakkniga, 1926.
Cover montage by Aleksandr Rodchenko.

    Mayakovsky, Vladimir. Razgovor s Fininspektorom o Poezii [Conversation With A Tax Collector About Poetry]. Tbilisi: Zakkniga, 1926.

    Cover montage by Aleksandr Rodchenko.

    (Source: cs.nga.gov.au)

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    Mayakovsky, Vladimir Vladimirovich. Dlya Golosa [For the Voice]. Moscow, 1923.
Original printed orange wrappers, title page photo-montage and book design by El Lissitzky.

    Mayakovsky, Vladimir Vladimirovich. Dlya Golosa [For the Voice]. Moscow, 1923.

    Original printed orange wrappers, title page photo-montage and book design by El Lissitzky.

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    The Children’s Hour (1961) - one of my fav movies

    The Children’s Hour (1961) - one of my fav movies

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    vintage23elfride:

welovepaintings: 1880 John Atkinson Grimshaw (English, 1836 - 1893) ~ Reflection on the Thames, Westminster

    vintage23elfride:

    welovepaintings: 1880 John Atkinson Grimshaw (English, 1836 - 1893) ~ Reflection on the Thames, Westminster

    (via frailsoul)

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    Vintage Poster: SADIE WENDELL MITCHELL (DATES UNKNOWN). “DIG.” 1909.

    Vintage Poster: SADIE WENDELL MITCHELL (DATES UNKNOWN). “DIG.” 1909.

    (Source: artfact.com)

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    Regina Spektor

    Regina Spektor

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    The Waifs - my new passion

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    Tiny books of Beatrix Potter!!

    Tiny books of Beatrix Potter!!

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    "The book is like the spoon, scissors, the hammer, the wheel. Once invented, it cannot be improved."

    Umberto Eco

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