My newest art treasure:
My newest old book treasure:
“Mary Gunter always prided herself on being equal to all emergencies. Life had taught her that they appeared round the most unexpected corners. Her own life in particular had been full of them. It had started over a newsagent’s shop off Edgware Road, and her pious hope had been that it would end in a mansion in Mayfair or a large estate in the country.”-Katherine Pent, Girl About Town
The Boy’s King Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory’s History of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table. Edited for Boys by Sidney Lanier. 1922.
Originally posted on A Small Press Life:
We think we know them, don’t we? How familiar they are! After all, we’ve spent so much time together. For years, decades, lifetimes even. Minutes add up to days, pages become books, on…
“So age succeeds age, and dream succeeds dream, and the joy of the dreamer no man knoweth but he who dreameth. Our fathers had their dreams; we have ours; the generation that follows will have its own. Without dreams and phantoms, man cannot exist.”-The Story of An African Farm, Olive Schreiner (born 24 march 1855)
Portrait of Stéphane Mallarmé by his friend, Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1892):
“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.”-Hal Borland
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