Author: biblioadmin

coffeebooksandmore: “Reading means borrowing.”-Georg Christoph Lichtenberg I love lending and giving my books to my friends and family to read. I get so excited when

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books0977: Interior with Girl Reading (c.1955). Stanley Clare Grayson (British, 1890-1967). Oil on canvas. Colchester and Ipswich Museums. Stanley, a traveller portrait artist describes himself

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(via Chetham’s Library on Twitter: “Now that’s what I call an endpaper. Dutch gilt endpapers on C18th binding of Guillim’s Display of Heraldry (1679)… ”)

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There is so much stubborn hope in the human heart. Albert Camus, Absurd Creation (via books-n-quotes)

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proseandpassion: 88cloud: by Deltalex. I’m off … |~~~~more~~~~|

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books0977: Girl Reading on a Garden Bench (1910). Hermann Seeger (German, 1857-1945). Oil on canvas. Seeger turned to art and enrolled at the Berlin Academy

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spicywarhoon: Amazing Stories interior from October 1941. Kidnaped (?) In (?) Mars by Festus Pragnell. Title issues aside, it looks like a pretty good read.

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books0977: A Couple Reading by Candlelight (c.1650-1675). Gerrit Dou (Dutch, 1613-1675) [attr to]. Oil on panel. Royal Collection Trust (UK). Every surface in this complex

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therobotstudies: “Have you read The Alchemist?” “Nope” “YOU MUST” …and so here are some notes made whilst reading The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. On another

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the-book-ferret: “For ten years, the Ash Princess has seen her land pillaged and her people enslaved. That all ends here.”

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We are unusual and tragic and alive. Dave Eggers, A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius (via books-n-quotes)

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