OUR LITTLE ONES IN HEAVEN
Sampson Low, Son & Co., London, 1858.
Despite the Victorian kitsch factor, these poems and sermons memorializing dead children could cause a world-weary bookseller to weep at his desk.
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April 26, 2009
KLEINWOHNSTÄTTEN DER GEGENWART
F. Bruckmann Verlag, München, 1950.
Every Bavarian needs a comfortable place to hang up his lederhosen. Here are photos and floorplans for dozens of styles of folksy cottages.
<-- p. 108
Sager, Raymond M., et al.:
THE SAGER WEATHERCASTER
Weather Publications, Pleasantville, NY, 1969.
Housed in an unassuming spiral-bound book, this circular slide rule is "an instrument based on meteorological science. It is in fact a handy computer."
<-- introduction and circular slide rule
Walker, Sara MacLeod:
HIGHLAND FLING COOKBOOK
Atheneum, New York, 1971.
Recipes for Scottish delicacies like Meldrum potted hough, Killiecrankie mince collops, Dingwall invalid toast... but oddly, nary a haggis in sight.
<-- front cover