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Antique Gambling Books & Card Cheating

Antique Gambling Books & Card Cheating

Gambling has been part of America's history from the nation’s infancy, going all the way back to colonial times. Even before the first European settlers arrived in North America, native tribes had...

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Old Books Re-Imagined as New Artwork

Old Books Re-Imagined as New Artwork

An artist creates his works from the ruins of old, unwanted books like dictionaries, encyclopedias and textbooks, taking an exacto knife to the old pages and carving away.

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What is vellum binding on an antique book?

What is vellum binding on an antique book?

What's the definition of "vellum"? Vellum is essentially a fine skin binding, very popular in centuries past for its durable uses as a book binding material and a means of providing a writing...

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