Ecstasy and Agony

An article in Antique Week begins ominously:

There is nothing like the smell, the look, the feel of pulp magazines from the early part of the 20th century. Although that wonderful smell is actually a bad thing since it means the acid in the paper is gradually destroying them.

The well-written piece about these old magazines is accessible through the main page here — click on the article, and click again to bypass a subscription offer and reach the full (free)story.

[Thanks to Andrew Porter for the story.]

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