Many people, other than the authors, contribute to the making of a book, from the first person who had the bright idea of alphabetic writing through the inventor of movable type to the lumberjacks who felled the trees that were pulped for its printing.  It is not customary to acknowledge the trees themselves, though their commitment is total.  ~Forsyth and Rada, Machine Learning

I have quite the (unhealthy) addiction for old books. If you do not know what to get me, find an old book.

books with hinges, shelves in closets ... What will they think of next?

Stylish home: Libraries - myLusciousLife

Beautiful antique books, book clasps--I want some of these for my journals!

1868. “She was unlike most girls of her age, in this- that she had ideas of her own." -Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone

Cover of 'The Moonstone' by Wilkie Collins, a British epistolary novel, generally considered the first detective novel in the English language.

Good Life of Design: Looking At Fall Colors With Open Eyes!!

antique leather bound books I love the spines on old books- they use to craft them so well