Monday, November 05, 2012

Truly the end of an era

One of my favorite book types of all time - the humble dictionary - is an endangered species in print form. MacMillian is the latest publisher to bow to the inevitable. My soft spot for big, thick books - especially dictionaries - will grow as their production declines....I have arranged my world so that I look at my favorite paper dictionary every day. Its a 1926 Websters. They don't make 'em like that any more.

1 comment:

C.Amedzake said...

There exists a timeless beauty in printed knowledge whether in books or maps that electronic platforms have over looked