Digging up interesting fragments among the leaves of new, used, and out-of-print books
Monday, December 29, 2008
The dark side of bibliophiles
One might think of bibliophiles as a friendly lot. Biblio-friends, so to speak. So what did artist Oliver Herford have in mind when he offered up this dark interpretation of, not biblio-friends, but biblio-fiends for A.S.W. Rosenbach's "Unpublishable Memoirs?"
This drawing is from Rosenbach's Books and Bidders in the previous post. Click on the image for an enlarged view.