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Dec 29, 2009
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Dec 29, 2009 | ISBN 9780307465382
Personalize your library with this sophisticated set of bookplates. Each features a beloved literary quote and a charming illustration that makes each book in your collection even more special. Never again will you be in search of the perfect present for your book-loving friend – you can now give a whole set of bookplates with quotes from the likes of Jane Austen, Johnathan Swift, and Samuel Johnson. In the style of antique books, these 55 labels are classic and sophisticated and will appeal to a wide range of tastes and genres. A few sample quotes include: “I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book! When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”—Jane Austen “A room without books is a body without a soul.”—Cicero “Literature is my Utopia.”—Helen Keller “We read to know we are not alone.”—C.S. Lewis “Read in order to live.”—Gustave Flaubert “Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.”—W.H. Auden
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