State Hall of the Austrian National Library, Vienna

Prunksaal Hofbibliothek Wien, State Hall of the Austrian National Library, Vienna, Austria

Marie Montard - Altered books

Altered book spines as a city row of French houses/businesses. Le village de livres by Marie Montard I would do this with beach houses.

Miniature books shelved inside a regular sized book by Todd Pattison.

Miniature books shelved inside a regular sized book by Todd Pattison. OK, I have no idea at this point how I would make these miniature books, but this looks like something that I NEED!

Jane Austen With a Twist Infographic

Admirable Life Goal: Reading as many different takes on Jane Austen as possible. It'll be easier with this Jane Austen with a twist infographic by the Austin Public Library

magical bookshelf

Vintage Book Collection: Late century children's books in the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Marie-Antoinette's private library. Bibliothèque de Marie-Antoinette by Ganymede2009 (Claude Rozier), via Flickr

Let them eat cake! (and read books) Marie-Antoinette's private library. Bibliothèque de Marie-Antoinette by (Claude Rozier)

Bound Bible with decorated cut by Albert Magnus, 1670

For the love of Books.Bound Bible with decorated cut by Albert Magnus, Foreedge painting, via Bijzondere Collecties.

beautiful book  .

"Straw bindings are rare and one in this remarkable state of preservation is of the utmost rarity. -- 1778 Straw Binding - Nouvelles Étrennes Spirituelles, woodcut frontispiece and vignettes

Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving,   published in London by Macmillan and Co., 1893. First edition

≈ Beautiful Antique Books ≈ Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving, published in London by Macmillan and Co.

Book Cover / 1930 Gonin edition of Le Livre des Rois. L’Avènement de Salomon, illustrated by French artist François-Louis Schmied / "an Art Deco–bookbinding fantasia, wrought in morocco leather in shades of orange, blue, and red, and highlighted with intricate gilding" -- Architectural Digest

Steven A. Greenberg's Art Deco Collection Auctioned at Christie's

design-is-fine: Le Livre des Gonin, Lausanne. Illustrated by French artist François-Louis Schmied with Art Deco bookbinding, wrought in morocco leather with gilding. Photo: ©Christie’s Images Ltd.

Sad Cypress by Agatha Christie | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Sad Cypress by Agatha Christie published by Fontana Books, London, A Hercule Poirot mystery first published in

The Life Of Charlotte Bronte, by her friend Elizabeth Gaskell

The Life Of Charlotte Bronte, by her friend Elizabeth Gaskell WHAT I didn't know this book existed I need to find it!

Scariest book I've ever read.  Cannot put it down! Maybe my new favourite ♥

Everyone knows the story of Count Dracula. Except a lot of people have not read Bram Stoker's Dracula novel.

Jane Eyre paperback cover - 1978

Book cover of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte - Published by Brodard Et Taupin, Le Livre De Poche, 1978

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