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Coffee Table Books: Their Origin, Precursors, And Rise to Popularity

Ever look at the tome on a coffee table and wonder why coffee table books are a thing? Consider this brief history of coffee table books.

Dime Novels and the Cheap Book Boom

A dive into the history of the dime novel, the cheap and affordable format that helped put books into the hands of the working class.

10 Things You Need to Know about the Yonah Pentateuch

10 Things You Need to Know about the Yonah Pentateuch, a medieval manuscript decorated with dragons, knights, and castles made from images that you can read.

Beautiful Children’s Book Illustrations From 100 Years Ago

Fall in love with these beautiful children's book illustrations available to view online.

10 Things You Need to Know about the Golden Haggadah

Get to know a bit about The Golden Haggadah.

10 Things You Should Know about the Gutenberg Bible

Ten bits of trivia about the Gutenberg Bible.