Book Orphans Adopted: A Varied View of Ex-Library Copies - The mere sight of an ex-library copy on the bookshelf of a serious collector is usually met with disdain by other aficionados. Let the book be bound in...
3 months ago
An Altemus book and nothing to do until tomorrow. Oh, joy!
Henry Altemus and the Henry Altemus Company (1842-1936) was a popular and prolific Philadelphia publisher which started as a bookbinder and evolved into a publisher of photographic albums, bibles, decorative reprints of fiction, religious and moralistic books, juvenile series books, fairy tales, puzzle books, etc.And the rest, as the old saying goes, is history.