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Frank Books a Hotel Room

Published on January 11, 2019

Frank discovers a hotel lounge that uses the printed encyclopedia as part of the décor. The Hilton Fanueil Hall in Boston has 40 or more sets of various reference encyclopedias in a small room off the main entrance.

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By Werner Rebsamen on Jan 11, 2019

Thanks Frank - great video. Yes, the Encyclopedias are history. I still have some in my book shelf but never use them anymore. All because the encyclopedias died, people assume bound books are a goners. Just the opposite is true. Physical books are on the increase, all thanks to digital printing and clever, bar-coded bindery equipment. Wish you would go to one of this "one Book at a time"digital printing/binding facilities and share your observation. Bridgeport National near Springfield, MA would be a good start. In the 1990's, they started with a DocuTech and now have all the latest digital printing equipment.

 

By Gordon Pritchard on Jan 11, 2019

No encyclopedia collection would be complete without Frank - the living encyclopedia of print.

 

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