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"Antique & vintage books with beautiful bindings add distinctive character & charm to decor vignettes" Carolyn Williams Antiques & Interiors, "decorating with books" leather books

❦ “Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life.”  ― Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet

❦ Old books.three of my favorite things.old books, pocket watch, and old keys! This is how I am going to decorate my new apartment!

Antique books with beautiful latches~

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

Antique book - All Around the Moon by Jules Verne 1876. http://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00009646/00001/1j?search=moon

"All Around the Moon" by Jules Verne, publication date: Illustrations engraved by Hildibrand after Bayard. This antique book has an appendix containing the Famous Moon Hoax by Adams Locke

this is considered the world's first English detective novel? "Moonstone"

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

≈ Beautiful Antique Books ≈ Stories of the Magicians

Stories of the Magicians; Thalaba and the magicians of the Domdaniel, Rustem and the genii, Kehama and his sorceries by Alfred John Church, London: Seeley and Co.

"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

Charlotte Brontë was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature.

Decorating idea using antique books

25 Ideas for Shelves Decoration with Books Creating Beautiful Displays

Love this! Antique books with a piece of coral. What a great display! With a little imagination, you can make great displays with bell jars, cloches, etc, often with "found" items around your home!

“When writers die they become books, which is, after all, not too bad an incarnation." __Jorge Luis Borges

Vintage Vellum and Leather Books - Rue 27 Maison: Collecting.a Door to the Past~❥ Más

“Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilised by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.”  ― Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte another book I would love to read. It is a classic example of a book with a positive ending I hear, and I think students would enjoy it as well.