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Gay Talese’s Portrait of the Tallest Man in New York
Gay Talese’s Portrait of the Tallest Man in New York

“His knuckles are like golf balls and, when he shakes your hand, he envelops your wrist in lukewarm flesh.”

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Gender Politics and the English Language, Pete Seeger Edition
Gender Politics and the English Language, Pete Seeger Edition

“Building a new and livable world will necessitate thousands of little changes.”

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The First Book of Firemen, 1951
The First Book of Firemen, 1951

A whimsically illustrated vintage homage to the men and women of The Red Menace.

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The It-Doesn’t-Matter Suit: Sylvia Plath’s Little-Known, Lovely Children’s Book
The It-Doesn’t-Matter Suit: Sylvia Plath’s Little-Known, Lovely Children’s Book

A charming cautionary tale about the perils of self-consciousness.

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A Cat-Hater’s Handbook: Irreverent Vintage Gem Illustrated by Tomi Ungerer
A Cat-Hater’s Handbook: Irreverent Vintage Gem Illustrated by Tomi Ungerer

An ailurophobe’s delight circa 1982.

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Id-Grids and Ego-Graphs: A Typographic Confabulation with Finnegans Wake
Id-Grids and Ego-Graphs: A Typographic Confabulation with Finnegans Wake

“First we feel. Then we fall.”

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Heinz Haber, Disney’s Chief Scientist, Explains the Atom in 1957
Heinz Haber, Disney’s Chief Scientist, Explains the Atom in 1957

What Aristotle, Aladdin, and Captain Nemo teach us about the promise of nuclear energy.

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The First Book of Space Travel: How a Woman Writer and Illustrator Enchanted Kids with Science in 1953
The First Book of Space Travel: How a Woman Writer and Illustrator Enchanted Kids with Science in 1953

“If I were a fairy godmother, my gift to every child would be curiosity.”

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Cats vs. Dogs: A Poem by T. S. Eliot, with Stunning Vintage Illustrations by Dame Eileen Mayo
Cats vs. Dogs: A Poem by T. S. Eliot, with Stunning Vintage Illustrations by Dame Eileen Mayo

“You now have learned enough to see / That Cats are much like you and me / And other people whom we find / Possessed of various types of mind.”

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How Chemistry Works, in Gorgeous 19th-Century Diagrams
How Chemistry Works, in Gorgeous 19th-Century Diagrams

Illustrated retro reactions from the father of Popular Science.

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