Odd Vintage Books on Bookstagram


If you love Bookstagram, the link below is to an article that highlights accounts that look at odd and vintage books.

For more visit:
https://bookriot.com/2019/07/24/weird-bookstagram-25-accounts-that-admire-odd-vintage-books/

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Beautiful Vintage Photos of Bygone Bookstores


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In this age of online ordering, physical bookstores aren’t getting all the love and attention they deserve. But you know that already. So before you head out to your local bookseller to pick up the latest new thing, perhaps you would like to indulge in some literary nostalgia and appease your book-beauty tooth (you know you’ve got one) with these lovely old photos of old bookstores (in some of which you could, at one time, find old books). And all right, not all are complete bygones — some, improbably, wonderfully, are still standing — but they don’t look quite like this anymore, and so the vintage-photo-ogling endures. After the jump, check out a selection of lovely vintage photos of old bookstores, and be sure to link to any of your favorites that are missing here in the comments.

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Article & Photos: Vintage Ads for Libraries and Reading


The link below is to an article (with photos) featuring a number of vintage advertisements for reading and libraries.

For more visit:
http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/09/11/vintage-ads-for-libraries-and-reading/