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Tim Gunn’s Fashion Bible: The Fascinating History of Everything in Your Closet

Tim Gunn’s Fashion Bible: The Fascinating History of Everything in Your Closet. Lately we’ve been featuring a few fashion books and we’d be remiss if we didn’t tell you about Project Runway’s own Tim Gunn. This book is full of great illustrations with a nod to TV and movies, but it’s not a lightweight. Gunn […]

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The Book in the Renaissance

The Book in the Renaissance (Yale) What better thing to talk about here than books! The history and evolution of the modern book isn’t short, but where it really begins to look like what we have today is in the Renaissance with Gutenberg’s printing press. This is a topic I’m completely fascinated by, and in […]

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Representative Young Irish-Americans of Troy 1889 by Edward H. Lisk

The Troy Book Makers is reprinting a few local history books. This one is just in time for St. Patrick’s Day but it good for any time of the year. It’s a small book with brief biographies of Irish-Americans of Troy, NY in the 19th century.  

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