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Roots - Alex Haley

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Grapes of Wrath

Written for Tolkien's own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when first published more than sixty years ago. Now recognized as a timeless classic with sales of more than 40 million copies worldwide, this introduction to Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf the Wizard, and the spectacular world of Middle-earth tells of the adventures of a reluctant hero, a powerful and dangerous ring and the cruel dragon Smaug the Magnificent.

Book 1 of the 'Earth Children' series

The Things They Carried

1638 linen-covered Bible embellished w/ silk and silver thread

Handmade Books - Leslie Marsh

An embroidered binding in purple satin with seed perls and bullion on a copy of The Whole Book of Psalms, London, 1641. Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress. (8.2 cm. by 5 cm. by 2.5 cm)

The two volumes of C. Rhynenburg’s, Vreugden-berg, in a splendidly decorated parchment dos-à-dos binding. C. Rhynenburg, Vreugden-berg. Amsterdam 1715-1717 (via D.F. Scheurleer)

An American family in pre war Berlin with Hitler beginning to establish himself. Fantastic. Documented non- fiction

veareflejos: John Singer Sargent On His Holidays, c. 1901 Liverpool Museum description here.(via professorspictureshow)

“The Poetical Works Of John Dryden”

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald

Let's Pretend This Never Happened @ Judith Land

very good read @ Judith Land

I am really enjoying this book so far. I am visiting Rome in August and in preparation a fellow bookseller recommended The Sistine Secrets. If you are looking for an intriguing, funny nonfiction read, take a look at this book! @ Judith Land

O Brother Where Art Thou!!!!


a child called "it"

The Simple Life... Wanda Brunstetter...I want to read this book!

Don Piper "90 Minutes in Heaven"

100 Masterpieces of Painting

A Short History of Nearly Everything

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