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Not much to do in weather like this except shovel snow and catalog books. Thus, another maritime list arrives, this one a little sooner than usual, thanks to the aforementioned weather. And, like the aforementioned weather, this list is a “Wintry Mix” (Accuweather’s description for the slop that’s coming down outside my window this afternoon). However, unlike the aforesaid Mix, this list is anything but slop. It contains seventy carefully curated and meticulously described titles, representing a mix of used and rare books, ephemera and manuscripts. On second thought, I think I’ll go skiing.
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This is the site of the slip where the 885 foot Titanic was built After a few days in London cadging meals from our English colleagues, we moved on to Dublin, then up to Belfast, a part of Ireland that, somehow, we’d never yet visited. There, Anne Mari … More >>