Quartos Explained

In our recent Incredibly Helpful Hints post, we noted that “we like to keep you on your toes” with quartos. But what makes a “quarto” or a “folio” different from a regular book? […]

The (Early) Modern Woman

During the month of March we often look at library resources that feature women, since March is Women’s History Month (the actual legislation leading to this designation was co-sponsored by […]

Flockophobic Press

“A Book of Verses underneath the Bough, A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread—and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness— Oh, Wilderness were Paradise enow!” That’s the well-known […]

Literary Baltimore

Once upon a time, Baltimore was known as “the city that reads.” Then Mayor Kurt Schmoke coined this moniker in 1987, and while many have derided it, Baltimore does indeed […]