Category Archives: Small Books

Mystery Monday: Who Was Anastasia Löwin?

Like the old joke, the page shown above is black and white and red all over.  The main text, a series of prayers printed in black, has been adorned in scarlet.  There is red underlining to highlight important features like … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: A Sexy Bookplate in a Mirrored Miniature Book

This is the first in the Small Books of September series, highlighting miniature books in the Penn Libraries collection.  The experience of reading a book may often be said to be a reflective one, but seldom is the term “reflective” … Continue reading

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