A missed opportunity on Roadshow!
First let me say, “I love books.” I love to read, I love the smell of the ink on the paper, I love the feel of turning a page as you read. I love it when an author is especially talented and writes an engaging story but I also love it when a book has an interesting dust jacket. Sometimes …
Bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori is credited with inventing the modern piano in Padua, Italy, in 1709. A hundred and fifty years later, the piano had become the “King” of musical instruments as well as a symbol of social and economic status. No middle or upper-class Victorian household w…
I received the following via e-mail regarding an article from William Pepe that was featured in the last issue of Barr’s. Thanks to Audrey Madans for taking the time to drop us a letter and thanks to William Pepe for writing the article about the Boston area. ~~Kimberley Mathisen, Editor
Activities picking up as we inch closer to Spring!
Set to feature free film screening, two convening societies and NPM chief curator of philately, Dan Piazza
Buying, selling postcards for 20 years
More interesting subjects in this issue of Barr’s