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Bookshelf Porn


Can’t get enough of beautiful bookshelves, stunning stacks of stories, juicy journals? Turn to the internet for your fix.

Breathing Books posts amazing book-related photos every day, many featuring old leather-bound hardbacks:

Image via Breathing Books

Image via Breathing Books

Image via Breathing Books

Image via Breathing Books

And the Guardian has recently started a Flickr group for bookshelf photos, asking readers for the stories behind their books and cataloguing systems as well. One commenter, who has a small owl statue peering out from between her books, notes, “Not really a bookend, more an owl sandwich. I’ve got quite a collection of childrens books featuring owls – I think it was the first bird type my nephews recognised!” Another has so many books that only a wide-angle lens could capture them in one frame:

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Try to control your drool.


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