Dreams of Space.
A blog featuring art from non-fiction children's space flight books 1945-1975. Lots of great graphics
, from the realistic
to the now fanciful
. I must also point out the wonderful Czech pop-up book
and A Trip to Outer Space With Santa
Women Running From Houses.
A celebration of 1960's - 1970's gothic romance paperbacks. via
With Sword and Pen
is an interesting and well-done blog that celebrates "First Edition, Rare, Small Press, and Collectible Books Pertaining to the American Civil War." [more inside]
Melville's Marginalia Online.
The study of Herman Melville's
creative process has long been hampered by a lack of primary sources. Melville's long lost annotations (they were written in pencil and subsequently erased) to the 1839 book The Natural History of the Sperm Whale have been restored
through high-tech innovations such as squinting and digital photography. The results are available here
in a PDF file. [more inside]