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My bookshelf (or a bit of it)

As the Guardian are doing a bit about bookshelves and I'm (temporarily) at home and in possession of a wide-angle lens - I thought I take a photo.

 

Here's a quote from a famous speech by William Lyon Phelps:

 

"One should have one’s own bookshelves, which should not have doors, glass windows, or keys; they should be free and accessible to the hand as well as to the eye. The best of mural decorations is books; they are more varied in color and appearance than any wallpaper, they are more attractive in design, and they have the prime advantage of being separate personalities, so that if you sit alone in the room in the firelight, you are surrounded with intimate friends.."

 

www.digital-notebook.com/2009/07/13/the-pleasure-of-books/

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Taken on May 25, 2011