Cool-looking books

Here are some of the books we’ve posted on #publishersbindingthursday.

“All my heart is yours, sir: it belongs to you; and with you it would remain, were fate to exile the rest of me from your presence forever.”
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I absolutely am one for love stories and thought I would share this edition from my personal collection today.
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Happy #PublishersBindingThursday! Here are two books from UWM Special Collections uwmspeccoll. "Nature Biographies" by Clarence Moores Weed, published in 1901 and "The American Boys' Book of Bugs, Butterflies and Beetles" by Dan Beard, published in 1915.
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#NatureBiographies #ClarenceMooresWeed #DanBeard #publishersbinding #romanceofbooks #uwmspecialcollections #uwmdistcoll #insectart #insectillustration #naturalhistory #scientificillustration #vintagescience #publishersbindings
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"Chinese Nights' Entertainment" by Adele M. Fielde and published in 1893 by G.P. Putnam's Sons has been on our list to share for #publishersbindingthursday for quite some time, but we realized it would be perfect to share now as a day late contribution for #fantasticbeastsinthelibrary as well! #dragons #chinesedragons #publishersbinding #bookbinding #bookcovers #bookstagram #librariesofinstagram ...

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...and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?
Vincent Willem Van Gogh
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A peek at a corner of my personal nature book collection for #publishersbindingthursday 🍃
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John Muir's writings and advocacy were deeply influential in ensuring that the California mountains were protected and preserved for future generations. He wrote My First Summer in the Sierra while living in a cabin in that he built on Yosemite Creek, describing the experience that redirected his life's purpose from there (C570.494 M895my 1911). #publishersbinding #publishersbindingthursday #johnmuir #sierraclub #iglibraries #librariesofinstagram ...

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“Books and doors are the same thing. You open them, and you go through into another world.”
~Jeanette Winterson .
A view of some of my personal favorites in my home library for #publishersbindingthursday.
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It’s the last #publishersbindingthursday of the year! We can hardly believe it, but we’re looking forward to so much more in the upcoming year. With the spirit of the season inspiring us, we chose this gift book as our final #publishersbinding of the year. Here we have the front cover for “The Magnolia: or, Gift-Book of Friendship,” edited by Clara Arnold and published in Boston in 1855 by Phillips, Sampson, and Company. #giftbooks #librariesofinstagram #19thcentury ...

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A #publishersbindingthursday from my personal collection. Cover of “Insects Abroad. Being a popular account of foreign insects, their structure, habits and transformations" by J. G. Wood. Illustrated with figures by E. A. Smith and J. B. Zwecker, 1874.
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#scientificillustration #scienceillustration #naturalhistory #naturalhistoryillustration #insectdrawing #insectillustration #insectsabroad #jgwood #easmith #publishersbinding #greenpublishersbindingthursday #vintagebookcovers #vintagebookcover
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Look at this gorgeous binding! “Poems” by Mary Baker Eddy, 1910. $15! Find it on our website by following the link in our bio!
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