design, development, research, & analysis

Ex Libris the Fitzpatrick-Snider Family Library

If you believe — like I do — that one’s library can “influence[] all who use it through the distinctive arrangement of the books which reflects the mind of its owner,”[‡] & assuming that you make even occasional use of those books — like I do — then it’s certainly worth considering, curating, sharing, & discussing a personal collection of texts…

See my catalog (in-progress) over at https://www.librarycat.org/lib/fsfamilylibrary!

I invite you to contact me with any comments or suggestions!

[‡]: As Francis A. Yates puts it, specifically describing the Warburg Institute Library, in her seminal work in the history of Renaissance philosophy, Giordano Bruno & the Hermetic Tradition [U. Chicago Press: 1964] (p. xi) — to cite a selection from my own library.