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From a Gentleman to a Lady: A Clever Cryptographic Love Letter from the 1850s
From a Gentleman to a Lady: A Clever Cryptographic Love Letter from the 1850s

“…dropped from the pocket of a young man who is very well known in sporting circles.”

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Gorgeous Vintage Posters from the Golden Age of Skiing
Gorgeous Vintage Posters from the Golden Age of Skiing

A rare marriage of sports and fashion through mid-century graphic design.

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The Gorgeous Art of Norah Borges, Jorge Luis Borges’s Younger Sister
The Gorgeous Art of Norah Borges, Jorge Luis Borges’s Younger Sister

Soulful drawings by a little-known pioneer of modern art.

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The Betrayed Confidence: Edward Gorey’s Weird and Whimsical Vintage Illustrated Postcards
The Betrayed Confidence: Edward Gorey’s Weird and Whimsical Vintage Illustrated Postcards

Neglected murderesses, imaginary elixirs, cryptic objects, and other darkly delightful treats from Gorey’s singular creative chest.

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William Blake’s Mesmerizing Illustrations for John Milton’s Paradise Lost
William Blake’s Mesmerizing Illustrations for John Milton’s Paradise Lost

Aesthetic rapture between heaven and hell.

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How to Make Love: A 1936 Guide to the Art of Wooing
How to Make Love: A 1936 Guide to the Art of Wooing

“Although we live in a modern age, we seem unable to throw off the yoke of Puritanism.”

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