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Thomas a Kempis. Opera.  Nuremberg, 1494. Folger Shakespeare Library: This volume, one of a very few existing examples of a chain binding, still retains the remnant of the hand-wrought chain which fastened it securely to a shelf. At the time of the publication of this book in the 1490s, books were so valuable that they were often chained in place to foil thieves.

uncertaintimes: “ Thomas a Kempis. Nuremberg, Folger Shakespeare Library: This volume, one of a very few existing examples of a chain binding, still retains the remnant of the hand-wrought chain which fastened it securely to a shelf.

Little Miss Paint Brush

Little Miss Paint Brush

Kawaii Illustration,Kawaii Diy,Paint Brushes,Little Miss,Hopeless Romantic,Chibi,Doodle,Poetry,Cartoons

books!!!!!

Storytellers Print from Threadless. Can't decide if I like the poster or the t-shirt better!

talking books - black and white fabric by weavingmajor on Spoonflower - custom fabric

talking books - rainbow on white fabric by weavingmajor on Spoonflower - custom fabric

letter L by iamsuperjamie.deviantart.com on @deviantART

commission doodle on progress letter L

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