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Velvet, Leather

Posts tagged Porcelain Emerald:

I bet this book smells exquisite…

The “Heaviest” Archive Item (Vatican Secret Archives)

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Looking up at the clock, I see it is almost time to slip into a secluded alcove to meet you. My heart beats faster..
bibliofila:

Casanatense Library, Rome, Italy
Source: Amoroma

Looking up at the clock, I see it is almost time to slip into a secluded alcove to meet you. My heart beats faster..

bibliofila:

Casanatense Library, Rome, Italy

Source: Amoroma

His fingers lightly graced the handle, stroking the sculpted bird with the same delicacy he would approach a live, flighty creature. Careful not to make any noise, he bent down to press his eye to the gilded keyhole..


-Door handle by Franz von Stuck on the entrance to the Council Room at the Bremen City Hall, Germany.

His fingers lightly graced the handle, stroking the sculpted bird with the same delicacy he would approach a live, flighty creature. Careful not to make any noise, he bent down to press his eye to the gilded keyhole..

-Door handle by Franz von Stuck on the entrance to the Council Room at the Bremen City Hall, Germany.

State Hall of the Austrian National Library

State Hall of the Austrian National Library

Sumptuous. Spell-binding, even.

Sumptuous. Spell-binding, even.

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It’s hard to focus with such a temptation to look up
-Suzzallo Library, University of Washington

It’s hard to focus with such a temptation to look up

-Suzzallo Library, University of Washington

The Iron Chandelier at the Park Ave Armory Library, at once austere and elegant. 

The Iron Chandelier at the Park Ave Armory Library, at once austere and elegant. 

The smell of musty covers mingled with fresh crisp pages, rife with possibility, ready to be imprinted. 


- Bookbinding press and books, Chetham’s Library, Manchester, UK by roslyn.russell on Flickr.

The smell of musty covers mingled with fresh crisp pages, rife with possibility, ready to be imprinted. 

Bookbinding press and books, Chetham’s Library, Manchester, UK by roslyn.russell on Flickr.

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The sliding ladder allowed her to glide across the room, the small breeze ruffling her hair as she laughed in delight.

The sliding ladder allowed her to glide across the room, the small breeze ruffling her hair as she laughed in delight.

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