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Vintage Ads for Libraries and Reading

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“There’s a future in books…and a book in your future!”

After yesterday’s vintage ads for iconic books, how about some vintage ads and posters for all books? Delightfully colorful and brimming with endearingly bad copywriting, these mid-century gems exude the same charming literary enthusiasm we’ve previously seen in the reading PSA posters of the WPA era.

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