When I was a little girl, learning to read, receiving books as much-desired and much-beloved presents for birthdays and holidays, I had no idea that I was beginning at least one piece of my life's work.
Hipsters & Company
My Favorite bookstore in all the world. Shakespeare and Company, Paris
candlelight - An empty house.
Rare books and manuscripts have layers of story to tell.
The Bodleian Library, Oxford University, England. Known to Oxford scholars as “Bodley” or simply “the Bod”, it serves as the main research library of the university. The Bodliean is one of the oldest and most beautiful academic libraries in the world.
Sir Walter Scott's Library, Abbotsford House, England photo via perwaldorf