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Two retro reminiscences I’m really digging: a 1950s Jim Flora woodcut, now being sold as a limited edition on eBay, and New York’s 40th anniversary rehashing of the magazine’s inaugural issue. The past is not even past….

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Just happened upon an iiiiiinteresting new Web site that is experimenting with helping people get access to reprints of public domain books (those out of copyright that have been scanned, for example, and put on Google Books).

It’s not completely free — if you want a reprint, you purchase it through Lulu — but prices are reasonable, and where else are you going to find a copy of Early Woodcut Initials, freshly bound, for $16.99?