This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Search Selkie's books

Members with Selkie's books

RSS feeds

Recently-added books

Selkie's reviews

Reviews of Selkie's books, not including Selkie's

Helper badges

HelperWork CombinationAuthor CombinationEventsFiverTenner

 

Member: Selkie

CollectionsFood and Drink History (54), Your library (1,048), Wishlist (1), All collections (1,049)

Reviews71 reviews

Tagscomics (100), SCA (97), legacy (95), cooking (93), unread (92), medieval (91), school leftovers (59), history (54), Food history (46), archaeology (46) — see all tags

MediaNot set (30), Book (1,019), Paper Book (908)

Cloudstag cloud, author cloud, tag mirror

About meI have been collecting books for years, and my library has just crept up on me. In my last move half of the boxes were books. I love to read, and to learn new things. I am interested in history and archaeology, as well as sybaritic comforts like cooking, decorating and costuming.

If you ask me nicely, I have been known to lend out books to people I have only just met, to share the love.

About my libraryI have wanted to really sort through my books for some time. My library consists of a collection of the books I inherited from my mother (which include books that belonged to my great-grandparents), books I had as a child, books I purchased for school (archaeology at BU, then Humanities through Harvard), and things I have picked up along the way. The SCA inspired me to expand my library, and got me interested in food history. I have rekindled an interest in maritime history as well.

And then there are the comics...

I am hoping that cataloging it all will help me "weed out" the books I have that I have never read, and will never read, to make room for.... more books, and keep track of the books I have loaned out.

GroupsBoats and Sailing, Bostonians, Carolingia, Food History, USERS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

VenuesFavorites

Favorite bookstoresBrookline Booksmith, Curious George Goes to Wordsworth, Harvard Book Store, McIntyre and Moore Booksellers, Pandemonium Books and Games

Favorite librariesBlue Hill Public Library

LocationBoston, MA

Favorite authorsNot set

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/Selkie (profile)
/catalog/Selkie (library)

Member sinceSep 28, 2005

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 135,549,122 books! | Top bar: Always visible