The Pierpont Morgan Library in NYC is one of the grandest libraries in the United States. It was designed by Charles McKim and built in 1906 to house the private library of financier J. P. Morgan and cost 1.2 million to build. Morgan, who was a noted collector, included in his library manuscripts and printed books, some of them in rare bindings, and his collection of prints and drawings. The library was made a museum and research library administered by a private trust in 1924.

The Pierpont Morgan Library in NYC is one of the grandest libraries in the United States. It was designed by Charles McKim and built in 1906 to house the private library of financier J. P. Morgan and cost 1.2 million to build. Morgan, who was a noted collector, included in his library manuscripts and printed books, some of them in rare bindings, and his collection of prints and drawings. The library was made a museum and research library administered by a private trust in 1924.

Back when book design was beautiful. I wish we still produced books with character. Get any book for 99 cents

Back when book design was beautiful. I wish we still produced books with character. Get any book for 99 cents

Jane Austen Classic Novels - anthropologie.com

Jane Austen Classic Novels

Mr. Boddington + Jane Austen + Penguin Books = The perfect Christmas gift under twenty bucks. ($17.99 at Anthro)

Mr. Boddington + Jane Austen + Penguin Books = The perfect Christmas gift under twenty bucks. ($17.99 at Anthro)

A book cover design for "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen (© Magdalena Szymaniec) Drawing, Illustration, Typography

A book cover design for "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen (© Magdalena Szymaniec) Drawing, Illustration, Typography

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