Pageant Book & Print, NYC | kccnola | FlickrThey began disappearing slowly, one by one, block by block. Some warned of the coming end by posting handwritten apologies and lengthy explanations on their windows, and some just closed their doors, quietly, saying nothing at all. I was twelve when I first experienced one of these places. The shop, where I came to spend Saturday afternoons while my mother learned to channel, overflowed with used paperbacks and smelled of incense mixed with stale cigarettes and aging paper. Two months later, on a crisp December day, my mother announced that she was done with New Age spirituality.
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Pageant Print Shop - Old Prints, Old Maps
In , Sidney B. Marks Place to 14th Street. One of Mr. Nearly seven years later, the siblings are still selling hard-to-find items, though now maps and prints rather than rare books. Shirley: I focus on the unique and affordable. We really have the most affordable antique-prints shop in New York.
The wife and I had some old friends over for dinner the other night who now live out of state, and the conversation quickly turned -- as it frequently does in our house -- to the physical erosion of culture for lack of a better description caused by the jackbooted march of technology. By this, of course, I'm talking about how the alluring ease and accessibility of purchasing goods and services on the internet has virtually wiped clean the chances of long-term survival for independent, brick n' mortar mom n' pop establishments that sell stuff like, say, music and literature. The predictable retorts about the "brilliant user-friendliness" of Kindles and the convenience the dreaded "c" word of Amazon ensued, but I'm far too stubborn and pig-headed to cop to those arguments. It probably sounds ridiculous, but I still feel pointedly guilty anytime I order something from friggin' Amazon, and usually only resort to that after I've vainly combed the city's comparatively dwindling network of stores for whatever item it is I'm searching for and come up predictably empty-handed. Anyway, blah blah blah, moan moan moan, gripe gripe gripe.
Pageant Book Shop was founded in by Sidney B. During that time, Mr. Solomon and Mr. After the deaths of Mr. Chafetz and Mr. At that time, the shop moved to West Houston Street and in the summer of , Pageant Books and Prints Shop closed its physical shop and went virtual.
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