Kate Greenaway and Vintage Illustrations

One of my favorite things about gutenberg.org and archive.org (both sites that offer books in the free domain) are the original illustrations found in copies of works from the 19th century and early 20th century. Kate Greenaway first caught my attention with her illustrations of Elizabeth von Arnim's April baby, May baby, and June baby. … Continue reading Kate Greenaway and Vintage Illustrations

Welcome! The Best Book I Have Read This Year…

The vintageinkstand is a personal blog merging two of my biggest passions--reading and all things historical and vintage. From biographies to handwritten recipes to household hints of the early 1900s, from diaries to journals to my great-grandmother's letters, I hope to share my latest findings, oldest dear friends (and my books are friends), interesting blurbs, and reviews of … Continue reading Welcome! The Best Book I Have Read This Year…