Waiting for the Hilary Mantel book to come out--Detail of Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex after Hans Holbein the Younger (1727). Click on the magnifying glass to see the full painting.


William Faulkner Cover drawing by Andre Francois Published in Penguin Books 1938 Reprinted 1964

Bell--Book of Girls--L. C. Page, 1903 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

bookcover Trilby by Du Maurier

A Child's Book of Warriors 1907 - cover

vintage book and dandelion - What?...little lady loves to blow and eat dandelions

Poisonous Fungi, by John Ramsbottom, published by King Penguin,1945.

The Old Wives' Tale cover by E. McKnight Kauffer 1959

Vintage Books

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<Ink4Viola>> SO VERY TRUE: "Buying books faster than you can read them." Read this on Buzzfeed>>| The 23 Best Parts Of Being A Book Lover

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The First Edition Covers of 25 Classic Books: The Trial (Der Process), by Franz Kafka. Die Schmiede, Berlin, // Material via Twitter @BelenBermejo1925

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When The Mirror and the Light to come out? I may have to re-read Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies while I wait.

Leonardo da Vinci - Town Plan of Imola - 1502

Painter's Palette Inscribed with the Name of Amenhotep III Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Amenhotep III Date: ca. 1390–1353 B.C. Geography: probably from Upper Egypt; Thebes; Country of Origin Egypt Medium: Ivory, pigment. Via The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Einstein's handwritten manuscript explaining general relativity.