viaLibri ~ Rare Books from 1706.  “Your classic author is the one you cannot feel indifferent to, who helps you define yourself in relation to him, even in dispute with him.” __Italo Calvino, "Why Read the Classics?"

viaLibri ~ Rare Books from “Your classic author is the one you cannot feel indifferent to, who helps you define yourself in relation to him, even in dispute with him.” __Italo Calvino, "Why Read the Classics?

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"Antique & vintage books with beautiful bindings add distinctive character & charm to decor vignettes" Carolyn Williams Antiques & Interiors, "decorating with books" leather books

Don't you just love the look of a full bookcase........

Andrew Martin Library Wallpaper ~ Andrew Martin's Library pattern is one of 8 in his whimsical Inventor collection, which also includes a pattern that makes your walls appear to be papered in handwritten love letters / Houzz

Précieuse édition des Histoires de Tite-Live | Camille Sourget - Rare Books - Livres Anciens

Précieuse édition des Histoires de Tite-Live | Camille Sourget - Rare Books - Livres Anciens

And the Rest is Rust and Stardust

Lanhydrock Estate is a country estate and mansion in Cornwall; standing on extensive hectares or 890 acres) and open for your viewing pleasure. Much of the present house is Victorian; although a few sections date to the seventeenth century.

Old books stuffed into shelves...

These old books beg of me to make all the spines face outward for appraisal.

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“A book is not an isolated being: it is a relationship, an axis of innumerable relationships” ― Jorge Luis Borges, Ficciones [Credit - Early leather books with candle notecard.

“ Old Books (by vintage findings) ”

An entry from Emilialua

“ Old Books (by vintage findings) ”

“The written word has taught me to listen to the human voice, much as the great unchanging statues have taught me to appreciate bodily motions. On the other hand, but more slowly, life has thrown light for me on the meaning of books.” ― Marguerite Yourcenar, Memoirs of Hadrian

Leather bound books – the new ‘must have’ accessory «Doesnt .

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