Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Makepeace in the Morning



The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

Illustrated, Edition De Luxe, Ten Volumes
The Nottingham Society

(c. 1900)


8 comments:

Jonathan Chant said...

William, you are a genius for tracking down beautiful books.

William Michaelian said...

I’ve been taking in strays all my life, Jonathan. First it was puppies on the farm, now books. Looking up at me the way they are in this picture, how could I turn them away?

Jonathan Chant said...

Quite right. After all, a book is for life, not just for Christmas.

William Michaelian said...

Incredibly loyal, they are, willing to wait years, even centuries, to tell their stories.

Two Tigers said...

Lovely books and beautifully photographed, half in light, half in shadow, as are we all.

William Michaelian said...

An arrangement as necessary as it is natural. Thanks, Gabriella.

Monique @ Magpie Hollow said...

I always say, so many books so little time. There are so many books I want to read, I guess you are the same ?
These books are a wonderful addition to the collection.

William Michaelian said...

Thanks, Monique. It’s true — the more I read, the more I need and want to read. One book leads to the next, and the next, and the . . .