An Illustrated Miscellany

Book - 2018
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"Bibliophile is the ultimate book for book lovers. The content ranges from profiles of amazing independent bookstores around the world to the painted bookshelves for which Jane Mount has become known"-- Provided by publisher.
We all have a pile of "to be read" books, and Mount is determined to introduce you to more jewels you didn't know you needed to read: books that you will be hugging to your chest and telling everyone how they changed your life. But she provides more than a list of books: Mount introduces you to her favorite bookstores; her favorite non-author book people; an array of bookstore cats; her favorite "Books made into great TV" ... and so much more! -- adapted from introduction and back cover
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781452167237
Characteristics: 224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm


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Jul 23, 2019

Practically perfect in every way. What a discovery.

Jun 10, 2019

If you love books, art, or books with art in them, this gorgeous hardcover is a treat for you! The colors are vibrant, the illustrations beautiful, and the tidbits of information about bookish things like libraries, genres, authors, and bookstores are fascinating. A great book to dip in and out of as the fancy strikes you. If you love the artwork, the author has a website called where you can purchase her prints as tote bags, charms, journals, etc.

VaughanPLDonnalee Mar 30, 2019

This book is a really lovely and delightful ode to books. The book looks and feels nice, with gorgeous illustrations, glossy paper and a built-in bookmark. You could read it cover-to-cover, or just randomly browse through it. There are many book list, on many topics. There are featured bookstores and libraries from many places. There are cats! This book is just a charming celebration of the fantastic world of books and will make you want to immediately go find more books and start reading! Yay!

LoganLib_Phoebe Feb 17, 2019

Filled with interesting factoids about books and the people who write them - you might just find some titles you're keen to read!

VaughanPLShelly Jan 04, 2019

This is a gorgeous book! It's an illustrated delightful book full of recommended reading lists and drawings of beautiful bookstores & libraries around the world. I definitely recommend browsing through it.


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