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Nancy Drew Mysteries: Revealed!

Nancy Drew Mysteries: Revealed!

Nancy Drew Mysteries: Revealed! By Jeff Figler As many people today would not have any idea as to who Nancy Drew is, I will provide a brief background of the Nancy Drew mysteries. Most of the original mysteries were written by authors Harriet Adams and Mildred Best Benson under the pseudonym Carolyn Keefe. Nancy Drew […]

Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Peter Rabbit – Literature and Collectibles

Beatrix Potter’s The Tale of Peter Rabbit – Literature and Collectibles – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2006 By Debby DuBay Say Peter Rabbit and adults are flooded with childhood memories of waking up on a sunny spring morning, putting on their finest Easter bonnet – all the while anticipating the hunt for […]

Ken's Korner: Books bound in human skin? Yes, it happened!

Ken’s Korner: Books bound in human skin? Yes, it happened! – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2006 Here’s a true but slightly unsettling fact: the John Hay Library at Brown University in Providence, R.I., has three books in its collection that are bound in human skin: an anatomy text from 1568 and […]