Old Books & Things..
skeleton of a bat..

skeleton of a bat..

old books 

old books 

Paneled leather binding 1733

Paneled leather binding 1733

Cassell’s Vegetarian Cookery 1911

Cassell’s Vegetarian Cookery 1911

Modern Household Cookery 1862

Modern Household Cookery 1862

..the feeling you get when you walk around an old bookshop and find the book you’ve been looking for..
18th century French magazines in marbled paper warappers

18th century French magazines in marbled paper warappers

old leather bound books

old leather bound books

A library of wisdom, then, is more precious than all wealth, and all things desirable cannot be compared to it. Whoever, therefore claims to be zealous of truth, of happiness, of wisdom or knowledge, aye even of the faith, must needs become a lover of books.

The Love of Books Philobiblon of Richard De Bury

b.1281-1345

annotated engraving from a 19th century art student’s pocket book

annotated engraving from a 19th century art student’s pocket book