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THE EARTH: An Intimate History by Richard Fortey

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CollectionsYour library (18), Currently reading (5), All collections (18)

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Tagsfolio society (5), Arion Press (2), Martin Gilbert (2), arion press (2), Easton Press (2), Folio Society (1), Brat Farrar (1), Richard Dawkins (1), The First World War (1), The Second World War (1) — see all tags

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About meBorn and raised in Chicago, now living in northern Virginia. I've always loved reading but did not get into book collecting until the start of 2013. I have much to learn but I'm enjoying the process, even as my to-read stack grows exponentially. A main motivation of mine is to amass an irresistible library that my two children will want to explore, and that will help motivate them to love reading as much as I do.

About my libraryCenters on Folio Society, Easton Press and Arion Press. From FS I generally get history and science books, with some crime thrown in. From EP I subscribe to the Greatest Books and Greatest Books of the 20th Century series. From AP I get amazingly produced treasures that would lead my wife to leave me if she knew how much they cost.

GroupsEaston Press Collectors, Fine Press Forum, Folio Society devotees, George Macy devotees, Library of America Subscribers

Real nameJohn

LocationBristow, VA

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Member sinceApr 30, 2013

Currently readingThe Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
The Physiology of Taste by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Beautiful Bookbindings: A Thousand Years of the Bookbinder's Art by P. J. M. Marks
The First World War by Martin Gilbert

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