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Growing Up With Books: C S Lewis

I am a product […of] endless books. My father bought all the books he read and never got rid of any of them. There were books in the study, books in the drawing room, books in the cloakroom, books (two … Continue reading

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The Happy Bibliophile

A taste for books is the pleasure and glory of my life. I would not exchange it for the riches of the Indies.  Edward Gibbon (1737-1794) The illustration is ‘Bookshelves’ circa 1725,  oil on canvas in the Civico Museo Bibliografico Musicale, Bologna. Painted … Continue reading

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