Who is Miss Abigail?

Abigail Grotke
Silver Spring, MD
email: missabigail at missabigail dot com
twitter: @DearMissAbigail

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Miss Abigail has a collection of over 1,000 classic advice books, spanning from 1822 to 1978 and covering a variety of topics, from love and romance to etiquette and charm. The collection sparked the idea for this site, then a book, Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating, and Marriage, which has inspired an Off-Broadway production of the same name!


What’s on my bookshelf?

I cleaned up my office this weekend, so that means things have been straightened enough to take some not-so-embarrasing photos of the bookshelves. I like to do this every so often to remind myself of how I organized things at any given time, and how the collection has grown. The current shelves are a bit overflowing and double-stacked but our house is small, and marriage is all about compromise, so I’ve tried to be good and not take over the entire house.¬†So, this is the best I can do, though¬†some books not picture are indeed in the living room.

Plus I’m trying out a new WordPress plugin to managing image galleries. It’s not quite working the way I meant, so I’ll keep looking for another option. In the meantime, here’s a peek at the shelves!

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One Response to “What’s on my bookshelf?”

  1. I am in AWE. What an amazing collection. Thank you for the peek inside (am sure the books would want me to be sure and add a thanks).