Only a year out...

by Harry Poland February. 21, 2010 1596 views

Charity shops are bad places to be if you have a fetish for books. Specifically the kind of fetish that forces you to buy things you'll in all probability never read.

I have biographies, factual, self-help and cookery books, novels, plays and poetry that I fully itended at that moment in time to inwardly digest; and then forget to gather dust.

This, however, is a gem. I had to double-take as I was sure it would be a recent re-print. But no. An original 1973 Guiness Book of Records in paperback size.

The typography is gorgeous and incredibly now. What goes around, comes around and good sleeve design never goes out of fashion.

A year out? I was born in '72…

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