1. bookmania:

Tom Eckersley’s poster encouraging everyone to overdue library books, 1975

    bookmania:

    Tom Eckersley’s poster encouraging everyone to overdue library books, 1975

  2. That's one way to promote the backlist.  →

    willywaldo:

    mauramae:

    Best-sellers that have rested on many night tables are high-risk, he explained, as are hardcovers with spines where a female can lay eggs. “You probably don’t want to check out a popular book,” he said. “Maybe try old history books.”

    An opportunity for ebook publishers? Of course, you’d have to worry about viruses instead of bedbugs!

    IS NOTHING SACRED, BEDBUDS? NOTHING??

  3. saralolo:

Possibly the greatest terrible book I’ve ever found while weeding.

Yes.

    saralolo:

    Possibly the greatest terrible book I’ve ever found while weeding.

    Yes.

    (Source: lloroncita)

  4. anonymouslibrarian:

    Discard of the Week: What Every Woman Should Know About Her Car, by Dorothy Jackson, 1975. I love this cover. The woman on the roof of the car is my favorite.