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Uncovering the modern mind in two 16th-century maps

Uncovering the modern mind in two 16th-century maps

| August 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Library of Congress and Levenger Press have partnered to publish a collector-edition book on two Renaissance maps that fundamentally changed the way the world was viewed. Seeing the World Anew: The Radical Vision of Martin Waldseemüller’s 1507 & 1516 World Maps spotlights two of the Library’s cartographic treasures and reproduces them in the largest [...]

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Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation and Gettysburg Address: See them both in their 150th year

Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation and Gettysburg Address: See them both in their 150th year

| January 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

American history has some big birthdays in 2013. Both Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation and his Gettysburg Address are 150 years old. Both of these documents play a major role in the Spielberg film Lincoln. The plot revolves around Lincoln’s struggle to have the Emancipation Proclamation ratified by Congress, and the movie opens with two black soldiers [...]

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iPad covers that have you covered when you work

| September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

So maybe we can’t have it all. But with the various iPad covers and iPad cases that Levenger offers, you can have the best of both worlds when it comes to technology: both digital and paper. The fact is, using paper with your iPad can make you more productive. (A little like how a pinch of salt [...]

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The world’s most famous botanical engravings are in a new kind of Levenger Press book

The world’s most famous botanical engravings are in a new kind of Levenger Press book

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here’s something you can’t do with an e-book: you can’t frame it. But that’s something you can do with our new Levenger Press limited edition book, Redoute, The Grand Collection: 128 masterpieces of botanical art. The botanical engravings of Pierre-Joseph Redoute (1759-1840) are arguably the most famous in the world. Our new, exclusive book is [...]

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Three books to get a read on for National Read a Book Day

Three books to get a read on for National Read a Book Day

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Did you know that reading makes you more empathetic? That’s according to a study at the University of Buffalo. It also gives you a boost in mental acuity, as a a number of psychologists and neuroscientists have found. But besides making us kinder and brighter, the best reason to read is because we like to: [...]

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Can fine art be functional? Yes, when it’s at Levenger

Can fine art be functional? Yes, when it’s at Levenger

Pen a letter, jot a note, settle in comfortably for a read. And pursue these pleasures with fine art as your backdrop. Thanks to our partnership with the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Levenger is able to bring you functional pieces that feature fine-art reproductions you can’t find anywhere else. If you are [...]

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Productive coexistence: these Levenger hybrids fuel both your electronic and paper needs

Productive coexistence: these Levenger hybrids fuel both your electronic and paper needs

In his new book iDisorder, psychologist Larry Rosen advises that as much as we may love our personal technology tools (and he does), it’s good to take a “tech break” periodically. At Levenger, we’re designing ways to achieve this balance through what we call productive coexistence. Products that let you use both fast tech and [...]

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A President’s Day pair for history lovers: Lincoln and Kennedy, side by side

A President’s Day pair for history lovers: Lincoln and Kennedy, side by side

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address of 1863 and John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address of 1961 are two of the shortest speeches in America’s history, yet they have had the most lasting impact. In fact, they rank as two of the world’s great iconic speeches. For those who want to know the stories behind the making of [...]

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Come get Loopy for literacy with me: a note from CEO Steve Leveen to fans of Levenger

Come get Loopy for literacy with me: a note from CEO Steve Leveen to fans of Levenger

| January 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dear Reader, Next month Lori and I and a bunch of Levenger staff members will Loop the Lake for Literacy. You’re invited to come along—virtually or otherwise. “Loop the Lake for Literacy” is a charity bike ride that some dedicated souls here in South Florida started last year, with me as one of their champions. [...]

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Artisanal gifts from Levenger: handmade and truly one-of-a-kind gifts

Artisanal gifts from Levenger: handmade and truly one-of-a-kind gifts

| December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you buy two of our handmade Dickens Christmas Carol Stockings,  look closely and you’ll see that each Scrooge is different, each Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim is different—even each snowflake is different. The Dickens Christmas Carol Stocking is one of several artisanal gifts Levenger is offering. These are truly unique holiday gifts, each item [...]

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