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Chandler printing press – a workhorse in the letterpress world!

Need a new career?  We are selling enough printing equipment to get you set up and printing to your heart’s content!

It is an incredible assortment of letterpresses, cabinets, binding equipment, type, dingbats and more.

You can see it all on eBay.  Here’s the link: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=300894176930

Please share this with anyone who might be interested!

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Collector’s take note! ~ The BirchBark Bookshop has listed two exquisite little books on Biblio.com.Sleepy Hollow cover

Sleepy Hollow   $110.

Rip Van Winkle  $110.Rip Van Winkle cover

These are both hardcover first editions, published in 1899, with elegant illustrations by Miss Margaret Armstrong. These beautiful little books include the full tales by Washington Irving, with text on every right-hand page, framed by illustrations in pale green or light marroon ink, and small pen & ink illustrations in black on almost every left-hand page. There are also 7 photogravures by Frederick Simpson Coburn with quotations printed on the overlay tissue. The covers are cream with Armstrong’s color & gilt illustration on front & spine. Gilt top edge and deckle fore edge.  These book are in Very Good condition. To see the full description and more photos click here: http://www.biblio.com/search.php?author=&title=&keyisbn=&format=&dealer_id=1019476&page=2&sid=233222451

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The Great Camps coverBirchbark Bookshop has posted two lovely books that are rich with the Adirondack tradition:

Great Camps of the Adirondacks by Harvey H. Kaiser   $40

and

Adirondack Furniture and the Rustic Tradition by Craig Gilborn $20Adk Furniture cover

Click the titles to look at them on Biblio.com

See our online inventory here …

http://www.biblio.com/bookstore/birchbark_bookshop_potsdam

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April is Poetry Month!

New Yorker poemsIn Honor of Poetry Month the BirchBark Bookshop offers a 20% discount throughout the month of April on all of our books of poetry and books about poets!

Stop in to browse our extensive collection of poetry…and lots of other great books!

We are open 1:00 to 6:00 Thursday through Sunday.

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