Vintage Dog Illustrations

For thousands of years already the dog has been the faithful companion of man. Dogs were held in such high esteem in Ancient Egypt that tens of millions were mummified alongside their owners. One of my favorite things about collecting old books are the vintage style illustrations. If you love dogs, or love drawing dogs […]

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MORE Golden Guides

See my previous Golden Guide post to see a few other cover and title variations.  

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winter mood

(all images sourced from pinterest)

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about the shop

  Blackwell Habitat was born from my love of old things. Hunting for unique vintage treasures and old books for my home is a passion.   Frequently, I find items that don’t fit my personal collection but are too beautiful, unique or collectible to be left behind.

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Disney Tokyo

Photos from a solo trip to Tokyo Disney parks in Chiba Prefecture.

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Vintage Cannabis Grow Book

Check out this cool vintage find I brought home from a recent visit to Vancouver BC. One of Bill Drake’s seminal works on growing marijuana The Cultivator’s Handbook of Marijuana  was self published in paperback / zine format in 1970 (this is a first edition).  Definitely has an aura of authenticity and “can do” spirit that marked […]

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Mexico City

Photos from our most recent visit to Mexico City.

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EVERYTHING NOW

How did this happen?  It’s already the end of February and I’ve neglected the blog, AGAIN!  Once I went ten months without posting, I am embarrassed at the amount of content on here after having the site for over TWO whole years.   2018 I’m going to ramp up my posts with awesome photos and […]

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