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And a happy new year…Holiday Cards by Poets December 31, 2014 – Posted in: book arts, Content, Exhibits, graphic design, In the Stacks, Special Collections

Postcard by Alice Notley. Photograph: Courtesy of Raymond Danowski Poetry Library, MARBL, Emory University As the 2104 holiday season wraps up let’s finish the year with a look at how some of our most beloved poets shared the holiday love. Winter Wedding: Holiday Cards by Poets currently on view at Poet’s House features over 40 works by poets who included creative correspondence as a component of their offerings.       “Holiday cards, valentines, birthday greetings, rare…

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Rare Book Trading Cards On Santa’s Top Shelf December 9, 2009

I’ll trade ya a Tarzan 1st for a Moby Dick 1st. What’ya crazy? S’like asking me to trade a Mickey Mantle fora Whitey Ford. Take a long walk off a short pier, pal. When book collectors congregate they like to trade stories about the book that got away, their latest acquisition, one-up each other, relate bibliographical points, how many hairs did Hemingway have in his beard while writing whatever and what percentage were grey, etc.,…

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