nytimes.com This incredible library near Kent, Connecticut houses a reported 58,000 volumes, mostly first edition mysteries. It is owned
Genuine Sunnyside Turquoise set in Sterling Silver French Wire Earrings. The matrix on this rare stone is outstanding. The Sunnyside mine is located in northern Nevada near the town of Tuscarora in the Tuscarora mountain range. The mine is no longer in operation as it has become part of a gold mining operation and a privately owned ranch. The Sunnyside mine was mined mostly in the 70's. You won't find much of this great turquoise around anymore
This is such a breathtaking picture, it speaks volumes of love and trust
Marsh’s Library, Dublin Ireland The first public library in Ireland was founded in 1701 by Archbishop Narcissus Marsh (1638–1713) who is said to haunt the building to this day. He has been seen wandering among the shelves and rummaging through volumes looking for a lost letter from his niece.
The Maltese tiger, or blue tiger, is a semi-hypothetical coloration morph of a tiger, reported mostly in the Fujian Province of China. It is said to have bluish fur with dark grey stripes. Most of the Maltese tigers reported have been of the South Chinese subspecies. The South Chinese tiger today is critically endangered, and the "blue" alleles may be wholly extinct. Blue tigers have also been reported in Korea, home of Siberian tigers. (artists impression)
The Walker Library of the History of Human Imagination is a private library located in Ridgefield, Connecticut. The 3,600 sq. ft. private facility contains more than 50,000 volumes including thousands of landmark books and museum-level artifacts. The architecture is a multi-level, maze-like setting, inspired in part by the paradoxical spaces depicted by artist M.C. Escher.
The library space is scattered with historical artifacts like an
this is the coffee shop near audubon owned by the lovely hansens.
Soho - Hong Kong This is the quater called "SoHo" in Hong Kong. It is ethnical very inhomogeneous, so you can find a creolic kitchen near to an italian shoe designer in a mainly tai owned street, and that's the reason why this place is so interesting. In this picture you can see the small shops all around, the food is always fresh and delicious.
Rockwell Kent Moby Dick, first trade edition.
This is a truly fascinating piece made out of gold. It is a gold box ring that has a gold scarab on top of it. It was first seen in 330 to 310 B.C and its creator is unknown it is currently owned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art
"Internet entrepreneur Jay Walker's home library: In the foreground are several early-20th-century volumes with jeweled bindings—gold, rubies, and diamonds—crafted by the legendary firm Sangorski & Sutcliffe. On the table (first row, from left) is a 16th-century book of jousting, a Dickens novel decorated with the author's portrait, and (open, with post-it flags) an original copy of the 1493 Nuremberg Chronicle, the first illustrated history book. Second row: the 1535 Coverdale Bi...
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This is incredible! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the mostly red and white stars & hexies - the other colors are a perfect addition too.
Andalusia is a magical place that has legends, mysteries, haunted houses, strange animals, unique characters, unidentified lights or flying
This ad was produced by one of the first black owned ad agencies in America- Vince Cullers Advertising- Kent smokes...and that's where it's at., 1970
This is a great blog mostly geared toward second grade
A library in the shape of an open book is expected to open next year in Dubai. The Mohammed bin Rashid Library in Al Jaddaf will hold more than 1.5 million volumes, 1 million audio books and 2 million e-books, making it the world’s largest electronic collection and the biggest library in the Arab world.
this is the book i have read more then any other book. this cover was the first copy i owned, which I got from my grandma's house. i read it so many times it fell apart and a few years ago my kids bought me a new copy for my birthday.
Children's books I love
Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway. I once owned this exact paperback edition, sold it when I moved, and now regret it. The book is a masterwork of simple, terse prose. The cover is equally as simple and beautiful in its own right.
This is a remarkable tattoo, it has incredible 3D rendering, I had to look twice
Postal Guitars: " This is made from Barn-wood found near the highway 61 cross-roads in the Mississippi delta. It sounds incredible. It has a Fatboy P90 at the neck and a fender American Tele bridge pickup. The body is chambered and light."
A truly breathtaking black and white portrait of a young girl. The emotions in this image are incredible and her eyes speak volumes. Image by Lee Jeffries.
Osho, an Indian mystic who died in 1990, reportedly had a library of 100,000 volumes (possibly making it the world's largest private
Angular volumes clad in timber and metal step down the side of a sloping site to form this house near Melbourne with ocean views.