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bell, book and candle

STILL LIFE © John Adkins II, photographer. I love the movement of the smoke coming from the candle.


"Secondhand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack.

Another contemporary to mine (Daddy's old Underwood). No. This one's even older.  Like Grandfather Matthiew's on the farm.

"I am well versed in the focus-stealing racket one can make with a vintage manual typewriter." Tom Hanks writing about his passion for collecting and using typewriters.