Category Archives: history

Posters From China

I bought these in Beijing at the Panjiayuan Market (Dirt Market) this fall. There 8 in total and they are approximately 12 x 27 inches. I am doing reasearch on who they are (besides Mao) and what they say. Advertisements

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Do you Judge a Book by its Cover?

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2013/07/the-decline-and-fall-of-the-book-cover.html

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This is interesting: a Book, 600 Years Old, That No One Can Figure Out

Crazy illustrations, and an undecipherable text. 600 Years Old.

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SUPER SALE 20% OFF Everything in Store

Super Sonic Sale starts today thru – when I decide to end it. 20% off everything in store, which would make everything $20 instead of $25 Go To: Gotcha Cha Cha on Etsy http://www.etsy.com/shop/GotchaChaCha?ref=pr_shop_more Tell Your Friends!

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Frye’s Grammar School Geography 1902 Michigan & Wisconsin

Yeah, this one was probably a mistake. REALLY messed up condition. Some of these pictures were so cool, but not that many, and I don’t think I can frame them. I did call the Milwaukee Public Library yesterday to see … Continue reading

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1891 Welch’s System of Classification, Gradation and Close Supervision

“Consisting of Permanent Record and Duplicate Reports” This was another of the books I bought at the thrift store the other day. It is very old, it is in pretty bad condition. The cover is marbled, but very faded and … Continue reading

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Vocabulary Word of the Day

FRONTISPIECE (Frontis) The illustration facing title page.  

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