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Library & Book Lovers

Other misc. items that library and book lovers will enjoy, not fitting in other categories.

"There is no mysterious essence we can call a 'place'. Place is change. It is motion killed by the mind, and preserved in the amber of memory" — J. A. Baker

Books pull you in! -Selçuk Demirel

The largest bound book in the world is The Klencke Atlas. A 1.75 meter tall by 1.9 meter wide tome that is so heavy six people are necessary to lift it. It was presented as a gift to Charles II of England by Johannes Klencke in 1660. The atlas contains 37 printed wall maps.

-James Bryce