Friday, March 06, 2009

Uncut Leaves

seen on the BookArts discussion list...

I just read a good bookbinding quote in Charles Reade's "Christie Johnstone", published in 1853. Describing how a gentleman passes time on a journey:
"[Your manservant] puts in your hand a new tale like this; you mourn the superstition of booksellers, which still inflicts uncut leaves upon humanity, though tailors do not send home coats with the sleeves stitched up..."

Bob Roberts

Monday, March 02, 2009


Feet in 2 Worlds reports on Rep. Luis Gutierrez' (D.-Ill.) five-week, 14-city tour “to document the harm caused to citizens across our nation in the absence of comprehensive immigration reform.