What wild desires, what restless torments seize the hapless man, who feels the book-disease. – John Ferrier, ‘The Bibliomania’ (1809)
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The first page of Harry Potter hand-painted on a wall (pictures)

L’Île Mystérieuse (The Mysterious Island) by Jules Verne. Hetzel. 1877.

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Might?? No. I will read until I feel better. Books make it all better. No matter what.

À la folie

Paperback Castles

Organizationally Impaired

Books can lift


Victorian publisher’s binding The design on the front cover of this book is unsigned, but the artist was John Lockwood Kipling (1837-1911), the illustrator of the book. A signed almost identical image appears inside the book opposite page 196. J.L. Kipling was the father of the author Rudyard Kipling. Tales of the Punjab (Macmillan and Co, 1894)

Turnbull Rare Books : Photo

Old Old Fairy Tales

Le Petit Poulailler



such a good one! #books #classics

Victoria Station

#Books - bought & sold & always loved

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Vintage Book Cover, California Romantic & Beautiful #graphicDesign #vintage

Heritage Current Co.: Beautiful, Elaborate Vintage Book Covers

Waterstones Lincoln on Twitter: "The Little Paris Book Shop is one of our favourite books this week! @Waterstones"

Waterstones Lincoln on Twitter

Quotes about libraries - Neil Gaiman - Trinity College Library

15 wonderful quotes about libraries… in libraries (pictures)

The Brontë Sisters

The Murmuring Cottage

"All the books in this main room, no matter the genre, are arranged by country." - @joyaanthony. Absolutely love this photo of Daunt Books in London for #ThisIsMyBookstore. Celebrate your love of indie bookstores around the world and share your photos with #ThisIsMyBookstore! We'll feature our favorites here.

Instagram photo by Chronicle Books • Apr 24, 2016 at 7:30pm UTC

What an amazing book cover, I so love the gold on red. "My days with the Fairies" Book cover illustrated by Edmund Dulac

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Poems (1890), Emily Dickinson. Cover of the first edition.

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Stunning Book Cover

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Edgar Allen Poe 1899 "Poe's Poems" / Altemus

Henry Altemus Co - Altemus Book Prices

22 Absolutely Stunning Victorian Book Covers

22 Absolutely Stunning Victorian Book Covers

1690s book with filigree silver binding - National Library of Sweden

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What a beautiful book. :) Goethe's Poems (1874)

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Thomas Jefferson | Barnes & Noble on Instagram

Barnes & Noble on Instagram: “Same. Happy birthday, #thomasjefferson! #wednesdaywisdom #quotestoliveby”

Jane Eyre from 1886

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