Bibliophile

Bibliophile : An Illustrated Miscellany

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The ultimate gift for book lovers, this volume brims with literary treasures, all delightfully illustrated by beloved artist and founder of Ideal Bookshelf, Jane Mount.

Book lovers, rejoice! In this love letter to all things bookish, Jane Mount brings literary people, places, and things to life through her signature and vibrant illustrations. Readers will:



* Tour the world's most beautiful bookstores

* Test their knowledge of the written word with quizzes

* Find their next great read in lovingly curated stacks of books

* Sample the most famous fictional meals

* Peek inside the workspaces of their favorite authors

A source of endless inspiration, literary facts and recommendations, and pure bookish joy, Bibliophile is sure to enchant book clubbers, English majors, poetry devotees, inspiring writers, and any and all who identify as bookworms.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 191 x 229 x 25.4mm | 916.26g
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated
  • Full colour illustrations throughout
  • 1452167230
  • 9781452167237
  • 7,907

Review Text

"At the heart of this handsomely produced, literary treasure trove of a book are 50 lovingly created book stacks of suggested reads, organised by theme, including 19th century classics, favourite fantasy novels, coming-of-age novels, children's picture books, feminist must-reads and essential cookbooks." The Bookseller
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"At the heart of this handsomely produced, literary treasure trove of a book are 50 lovingly created book stacks of suggested reads, organised by theme, including 19th century classics, favourite fantasy novels, coming-of-age novels, children's picture books, feminist must-reads and essential cookbooks." -- The Bookseller "Bibliophile.... is one of the season's standout gift selections." -- BookPage "Jane's fascinating chapters are well-researched, well-written and incredibly up-to-date and varied, so it makes a great read as well as a beautiful object." -- Pretty Books
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About Jane Mount

Jane Mount is an illustrator, designer, and founder of Ideal Bookshelf, a company that makes things for people who love books. She lives on Maui, in Hawaii.
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Rating details

1,450 ratings
4.29 out of 5 stars
5 54% (785)
4 30% (438)
3 9% (131)
2 4% (57)
1 3% (39)
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