Top 1000 Books Pictures

Owl Bookcase

The owl is the logo of the German publishing house Ullstein. If you look closely, you can see their name and logo running vertically on the right side. Seems to be an exhibition booth of theirs.

First edition of my favourite book

> Mankind flung its advance agents ever outward, ever outward. Eventually it flung them out into space, into the colorless, tasteless, weightless sea of outwardness without end. > It flung them like stones. My favorite as well.

Piles of books in a used bookshop

It is Russell’s in Victoria, BC. They are super organised but these piles were at the back where they buy books from customers. I went in on a Sunday morning and it appears these books were ones they had acquired on the Saturday.

Alice In Wonderland by the Folio Society

Eh, depends what you’re looking for. Quality is certainly there but Limited Edition pricing and disarability, imo, tends to be because usually * They hire more known artists who sign and number each book * Tend to have more pictures commissioned for the book

My Grandma’s Library in Santa Monica, CA

Wow! A most impressive collection, to say the least 🙂 Any background on the four vases? The far left looks to be a 5-4th century black figure pelike, on the far right a late geometric neck amphora (I’m guessing Athenian?), but the two smaller

Page marble.

[Fore-edge painting]( is a lost art that I really, really miss. My university has a really nice collection of books showcasing this art, and they are just a treat to look at.

Sunlit Library

Bleaching is the first thing I thought of too. I work in comics and we have books that have been left in direct sunlight. It is absolutely amazing how quickly and thoroughly the sun can fuck up covers. Also I can’t imagine a museum

“Walden” by Henry David Thoreau, in two volumes; The Bruce Rogers Edition, produced by the Riverside Press, for Houghton-Mifflin, 1897; in Publisher’s Cloth, with an Arts and Crafts Design by Bruce Rogers

per /u/tmarthal ‘s request: Some of the [ILLUSTRATIONS]( from the text. Each volume has about 15-20 illustrations. Many are photogravures of Walden and the surrounding area as it existed in 1908. Others are portraits of Thoreau and other writers, landscapes, etc. (apologies in advance

One of my favorite places in Paris

One of my favorite Joseph Campbell stories is how he found Joyce by walking into this store buying Ulysses and being utterly baffled by it (I know that feeling). He runs back to the store asking how on earth does one read such a