'How pleasant it is to spend an evening in this way! I declare that after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.' No one made any reply. She then yawned again, threw aside her book, and cast her eyes round the room in quest of some amusement. — from Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen (1775-1817)
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April 15, 2011

Bookish beauty


The editions have already caught my eye, and now I'm admiring these.

{from Rebound Designs, on Etsy}

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3 comments:

Darlene said...

Stunning, gorgeous and I want one! I must say the thought of ripping the covers off of those classics is almost killing me but I could get over it for one of those bags!

Frances said...

Beautiful! But that is one purchase whose price point would definitely be hidden from the husband! You temptress!

Vintage Reading said...

I want that Emma with the embossed Regency chairs on the cover!

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