GDR 3/27/20 Thackeray’s “Thorns in the Cushion, Pt. 1“ I got sort of bogged down in that, so I thumbed through some of the “Sketches” in Selected Works of William Makepeace Thackeray Including The History of Henry Esmond, Esq., The Four Georges, London Travels and Sketches (The Book League of America, New York. 1942). Several
This post is part of the Bookshelves series in which I pick a a few random crappy old books from one of the not as many as I need bookshelves here at the Farm and thumb through it. The Art of Dining: A History of Cooking and Eating. Sara Paston-Williams. The National Trust. Harry N.
The McChoakumchild school was all fact, and the school of design was all fact, and the relations between master and man were all fact, and everything was fact between the lying-in hospital and the cemetery, and what you couldn’t state in figures, or show to be purchasable in the cheapest market and salable in the
It’s Drudgery Monday and I am pleased to report that things on the book-cleaning front are going sweepingly, as Missy would say. The Treasure Chest is done and rearranged a bit. Shelves of mostly art books are done. Two sets of encyclopedias– each & every volume– dusted and put back. Ordinary encyclopedias are the worst.