If we didn’t have impressive-sounding names for things, no one would take us seriously.

Kvothe, The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss (via kingkillerarchives)

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hisloanno:

Never forget.

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skeletyson:

This raises so many questions about the state and advancement of neurology as a science in Middle-Earth.

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I’ve waited a long time to show these flowers how pretty you are

Kvothe, The Wise Mans Fear by Patrick Rothfuss (via debonairfucker)

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bibliofila:


Si hortum in bibliotheca habes, nihil deerit.
He who has a garden and a library wants for nothing.
- Cicero
(The Young Cicero Reading)

bibliofila:

Si hortum in bibliotheca habes, nihil deerit.

He who has a garden and a library wants for nothing.

- Cicero

(The Young Cicero Reading)

visitheworld:

The stairs to Pura Lempuyang temple in Bali / Indonesia (by pablo_marx).

visitheworld:

The stairs to Pura Lempuyang temple in Bali / Indonesia (by pablo_marx).

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muspeccoll:

Manuscript Monday: 630-year-old notebooks

This week’s manuscripts are the registers of Bernard de la Turade (or Iurade), a medieval notary.  The two notebooks contain documentation of wills, marriage contracts, and sales in several cursive hands.  The first volume has a large vellum tab that would have helped its original owner to identify it on the shelf - think of it as the ancestor to a modern-day file folder tab.  There are even a few fourteenth-century doodles at the end!

More information and images at the Digital Scriptorium, or view the MERLIN catalog record.

Posted by Kelli Hansen on Scripta Manent, the blog of Special Collections and Rare Books at the University of Missouri Libraries.

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did-you-kno:

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sorrowfalling:

The back of this beautiful edition of Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment I own.

sorrowfalling:

The back of this beautiful edition of Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment I own.

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