1690s book with filigree silver binding - National Library of Sweden
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Rare and antique books line the shelves at Chetham Library, which was founded in 1653, making it the oldest public libary in the English speaking world in Manchester, England. Chetham's Library, which was established under the Will of Humphrey Chetham (1580-1653) and is the oldest surviving public library in Britain.

Rare and antique books line the shelves at Chetham Library, which was founded in 1653, making it the oldest public libary in the English speaking world in Manchester, England. Chetham's Library, which was established under the Will of Humphrey Chetham (1580-1653) and is the oldest surviving public library in Britain.

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

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

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"Joy would fill my heart/Nature unveil thy awful face/To me a poets pow'r impart/Thoug[h] humble be my destined place." - early poem by Brontë

"Joy would fill my heart/Nature unveil thy awful face/To me a poets pow'r impart/Thoug[h] humble be my destined place." - early poem by Brontë

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"Antique & vintage books with beautiful bindings add distinctive character & charm to decor vignettes" Carolyn Williams #decorating_with_#books

"Antique & vintage books with beautiful bindings add distinctive character & charm to decor vignettes" Carolyn Williams #decorating_with_#books

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Ana le gustaba la escuela en España, pero la clase de español era muy difícil porque estaban leyendo el libro de "Don Quijote" y no entiendo el español bien.

Ana le gustaba la escuela en España, pero la clase de español era muy difícil porque estaban leyendo el libro de "Don Quijote" y no entiendo el español bien.

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I would love to take this candle in hand and wander down the long hallway toward the library.

I would love to take this candle in hand and wander down the long hallway toward the library.

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