libraries are magical

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 fore-edge painting ” […] which is an illustration or painting that is hidden on the edge of the pages of the book. The technique allegedly dates back to the 1650s”

Autumn by Robert Mudie / Special Collections & University Archives at the University of Iowa

jeannepompadour:

"Philosophy Instructing Boethius on the Role of God" and "Philosophy Presenting the Seven Liberal Arts to Boethius" by Coëtivy Master (Henri de Vulcop), 1460-70

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discardingimages:

triangle faceLuttrell Psalter, England ca. 1325-1340.
British Library, Add 42130, fol. 80r

discardingimages:

triangle face

Luttrell Psalter, England ca. 1325-1340.

British Library, Add 42130, fol. 80r

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I need Bookaholics Anonymous

I need Bookaholics Anonymous

bookfessions:

Source:compassrosem

Not afraid to admit this! :)

bookfessions:

Source:compassrosem

Not afraid to admit this! :)

really cool book “window”

really cool book “window”

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Booklending idea from the UK

Booklending idea from the UK