• Rare Books for a Romantic Valentine’s Day

Rare Books for a Romantic Valentine’s Day

Rare books are a unique and meaningful gift all year long, regardless of the occasion, but as Valentine’s Day is approaching, we thought we would put together a few interesting titles that we have in stock that we think would make a nice gift for that very special Valentine.

For your beloved one:
a title of the […]

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  • Allen Ginsberg and the Beat Generation.

Allen Ginsberg and the Beat Generation.

The Post-War American literary movement, the Beat Generation, was born in the “Harlem of the West”, or, the Fillmore District of San Francisco, a rich and diverse arts district where rent was inexpensive and there was no lack of culture; the young, hip and artistic communed at gritty jazz clubs, informal poetry readings, and bohemian […]

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  • The Life and Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Life and Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson

Described by T.S. Eliot as “the saddest of all English poets”, Alfred Lord Tennyson is considered, to this day, to be one of Britain’s greatest poets. Heavily influenced by the strictly metered and often melancholic style of the English Romantic poets, Tennyson’s verse illustrated a mastery of rhythm and descriptive imagery drawing on both the […]

By |October 3rd, 2016|Authors, Creating a Collection, For the love of books, Literature, Poetry, Rare book highlights|Comments Off on The Life and Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson