Monthly Archives: March 2013

If the shoe fits…

I recently bought myself a copy of a 1942 edition of Joseph Conrad’s, ‘A Conrad Argosy’,  a lovely edition complete with woodcuts by Hans Alexander Mueller. As it’s a large and heavy book, in an ideal world it would be stored lying flat on my … Continue reading

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Newcastle upon Tyne; a new town in the old town

Rope-makers Oil yard Glass works Paper mill Foundry Coal pit Lime kilns Pottery mill Lead works Soap factory Bottle works Lunatic asylum Poor house Tannery Fever house Baths …and windmills aplenty. It doesn’t sound like Newcastle city centre, does it? … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Zoe Finlay Paper Conservation!

I’m delighted to report that today is the second birthday of of Zoe Finlay Paper Conservation. Thank you to all my customers who have brought me some wonderful objects this past two years. Your support and interest in paper conservation … Continue reading

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