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The Book Hunter. Spots the target by its author, title and call number. Follows the trail to its section. Tracks down its schelf label. Checks out his find.

The How-To Gal: 1960s Retro Library Posters

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Beautiful public library designed by Helen & Hard Architects located in the downtown of Vennesla, Norway | Unique interior of the Vennesla Library and Culture House consists of 27 wooden ribs that form bookshelves and comfortable reading benches | Large windows let in plenty of light and provide beautiful views

Booklet with Scenes of the Passion, carving, ca. 1300; painting, ca. 1310–20 Northern France (carving) and Upper Rhine (painting) Elephant ivory, polychromy, gilding

You are never too young to enjoy a good book.

Handstitched Clamshell Book Sculptures by Odelae (Erica Ekrem) “An ode to the Salish Sea…. from a butter clam shell (Saxidomus giganteus) discovered on the ocean floor off the coast of Orcas Island, a beautiful and sculptural clam shell hand-bound book. A little taste of mama ocean that will fit comfortably in the palm of an adult sized hand.”

Tiny. Buttons. Books. Tiny button book!

Miniature cigarette books by Tank Books

New books…

New books... - The Meta Picture

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15th Century BOOK OF HOURS - Heart-Shaped When Opened The little book of hours of Amiens Nicolas Blairie, carefully written on a thin Ruling rose, but modestly decorated with some original illuminations in ink (folio 29), has the curious shape of an almond when it is closed. When it opens, the two halves of the almond become the contours of a heart, as if the heart of the person holding the book has opened in prayer.

The Prayer Book of Queen Claude of France (wife of Francis I), circa 1517. Each page is fully viewable online...