Mondays are miscellaneous now

Antiquarian books – from the bookshelf’s view point..

This book records a Buddhist text given to the Qianlong emperor by a Panchen Lama from Tibet. The calligraphy was written by the court official Liang Guozhi (1723–1774) then engraved into the jade pages and painted gold.

[text source: @metmuseum]

I never thought that I would see the French army guarding the iconic Shakespeare and Company Bookstore in Paris.

Most bibliophiles would be secretly happy to be waiting out the pandemic at the B2 Hotel in Zurich; I would not complain.

Just me staying put and self-isolating as requested.

 

 

This entry was posted in Art, Books, Hotels, Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.