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Bookish Valentines for Your Literary Sweetheart | Bookish https://www.bookish.com/articles/bookish-valentines-for-your-literary-sweetheart/

Bookish Valentines for Your Literary Sweetheart | Bookish https://www.bookish.com/articles/bookish-valentines-for-your-literary-sweetheart/

This blog is full of gems. Reminds me of the book:
"14,000 things to be happy about
" ....

This blog is full of gems. Reminds me of the book: "14,000 things to be happy about " ....

“When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.”   ― Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus  #Books #Quotes #Reading

“When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.” ― Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus #Books #Quotes #Reading

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”   ― Jorge Luis Borges  #Books #Quotes #Library

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” ― Jorge Luis Borges #Books #Quotes #Library

For the past 33 years Japanese craftsman Okano Nobuo has been repairing tattered books and reconstituting them to look brand new. When a customer brought in an old Japanese-English dictionary that looked like it had been through a few wars, Okano approached it like an art conservationist repairing a painting. Using very basic tools like a wooden press, chisel, water and glue, Okano reconstituted the book to make it look like it was just purchased.

For the past 33 years Japanese craftsman Okano Nobuo has been repairing tattered books and reconstituting them to look brand new. When a customer brought in an old Japanese-English dictionary that looked like it had been through a few wars, Okano approached it like an art conservationist repairing a painting. Using very basic tools like a wooden press, chisel, water and glue, Okano reconstituted the book to make it look like it was just purchased.

Bookish Valentines for Your Literary Sweetheart | Bookish https://www.bookish.com/articles/bookish-valentines-for-your-literary-sweetheart/

Bookish Valentines for Your Literary Sweetheart | Bookish https://www.bookish.com/articles/bookish-valentines-for-your-literary-sweetheart/

"My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read."   — Abraham Lincoln  #Books #Reading #Friend

"My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read." — Abraham Lincoln #Books #Reading #Friend

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