Inspirations

“My sakes alive — the turkey is burnt on one side, and the kettles have biled over so the pies I put to warm are all ashes!”Aunt Jo’s Scrap-bag: An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving, etc. Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1882 First edition PS1017 A8 1882“Aunt Jo’s Scrap-Bag” is...

He only earns both freedom and existence Who must reconquer them each day.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, FaustFAUST Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) Tolz: Bremer Press, 1920 PT1916 A1 1920Printed using a proprietary type (an Antiqua) designed for Bremer Press by the director of the press, Dr. Willy Wiegand....

1831 edition illustrations by Theodor von Holst“The day of my departure at length arrived.”Title: Frankenstein: or, The Modern PrometheusAuthor: Mary W. ShelleyThe National Library (Third) Edition; First Illustrated EditionPublished: London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831Pages: 200; Introduction and Preface included.Call Number: PR5397 F7 1831Mary...