I am in feed acquisition mode again after years of pruning. Here are two current favorites that pair well.
First, there’s Erik Wakkel, a medieval book historian in the Netherlands. He tends to share delightful marginalia and scraps of illumination, like this dragon.
Or this sketch of Tolkien’s.
Second is Harvard’s Houghton Library, easily my favorite tumblr in the world. There’s something about this mode of presentation — a continuous feed, new images every day, rather than a static exhibition, a vast archive — that makes these very old books feel new again. Stock as flow.
I think this one is basically my typographic ideal for Snarkmarket: