Archived Gallery - The Book

I like books. I read a lot and I like the feel of a book. The image the book interests me and it is amazing how often the image of the book can be seen.

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Barcode and ISBN

Essential book jacket items

Taken on March 02, 2006 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Page Numbers

Where should they be? Top, bottom, left or right? Crucial to know where you are, but also used in the index and contents pages.

Taken on August 08, 2005 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Paper

The edge of the book

Taken on August 05, 2005 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Antiquarian sign

On my way to an antiquarian book show.

Taken on February 04, 2006 with a Sony Ericsson K750i.

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Spines of Children's books

If the the book is thin then the spine is hard to rad.

Taken on July 28, 2005 with a Sony Dsc-u30.

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Spine with Gold embossed Lettering

This is my copy of 'Robinson Crusoe', Cassell.

Taken on August 05, 2005 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Text on a Page with Dappled light

Light is important for comfortable reading. I find it difficult in bright sunshine.

Taken on August 08, 2005 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Bible

The worlds best seller apparently. Here is a German priest holding his copy of the New Testament during a christening I went to.

Taken on April 04, 2004 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Lovely print on the page.

Actually very 3D when it was done with real letterpress. The lead type actually presses into the paper.

Taken on August 05, 2005 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Bookmarks

I like this book. It has a ribbon bookmark. Very rare these days.

Taken on March 02, 2006 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Harry Who?

Blatant product placement.

Taken on August 27, 2005 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Image of Library in Stone

This carving seen high up just below the roof. Near to Pembroke Street. Campion Hall Chaplaincy

Taken on June 06, 2003 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Frankfurt 2006

Big Books. Big Bookfair!

Taken on October 21, 2005 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Books need to be touched

Keeping the book open by pressing between the pages.

Taken on August 14, 2005 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Book Shelf

I always like to look in my friends' bookshelves. Sometimes I take a picture.

Taken on April 21, 2002 with a Sony Cybershot.

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First letter of the chapter

An often used device.

Taken on August 08, 2005 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Bookshop arrangements

Bookshops are often trying to push the latest. Here is a shot taken at Borders.

Taken on July 09, 2004 with a Sony Dsc-u30.

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The book carved

This was found in a church pew.

Taken on June 02, 2004 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Famous Books

This is a detail of a statue of Newton at the Unversity Museum in Oxford.

Taken on February 05, 2006 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Book Detail

This shows the flexible binding on a hardback book.

Taken on August 08, 2005 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Books in a Hamlet Illustration

This is an engraving of a part of the Hamlet play. I used this book image in my PageToScreen header.

Taken on October 25, 2014 with a .

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Old favourite. Kidnapped

Taken on October 25, 2014 with a .

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Ancient Books. Bodleian Library

This was taken by my old friend Jon Davison. I hope he doesn't mind me putting it in here.

Taken on March 03, 2006 with a .

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Book shop. Wooden Books

Taken by one of my students - Serah Kok.

Taken on October 25, 2014 with a .

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Just William Re-born

2/6 = 2 Shillings and 6 pence. Borders display.

Taken on March 04, 2006 with a Sony Ericsson K750i.

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Library Collection

A few books in the University special collection,

Taken on March 23, 2006 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Reading Man

Friend and colleague Adrian Bullock.

Taken on March 27, 2006 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Cologne Cathedral

Statue on the outside. Probably a Saint with a bible.

Taken on April 15, 2006 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Dummies

The series of books that calls you stupid and expects you to buy!

Taken on June 06, 2006 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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From HTML to Ajax

How can we keep up with all this? Books on HTML 4.0 in Borders next to the latest on Ajax. can there be such a broad market need?

Taken on June 10, 2006 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Bonhoeffer on Westminster Cathedral

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (February 4, 1906 – April 9, 1945) was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian and participant in the German resistance movement against Nazism.

Taken on June 14, 2006 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Flaxman with sketchbook

A sculpture of John Flaxman (1755-1826) at UCL.

Taken on June 28, 2006 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Pirate Book with Jewel

This shows the cover of the book 'Pirates' by John Matthews. The eye has a plastic jewel and one of the teeth has a gold covering.

Taken on July 10, 2006 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Children's Books

Taken on July 10, 2006 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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British Library Reading room

Books in glass cabinet

Taken on June 26, 2002 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Children's Books

Taken on August 06, 2003 with a Sony Cybershot.

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Cyclopedia

Was this how it used to be?

Taken on August 01, 2006 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Popular Titles in Greek

Best sellers but translated into Greek

Taken on August 12, 2006 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Second Hand Holiday Books

Taken on August 16, 2006 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Second Hand Holiday Books

Displayed but in good condition

Taken on August 16, 2006 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Open Book Picture

Shop sign Greece

Taken on August 16, 2006 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Shop Sign Greece

Taken on August 16, 2006 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Reading on the Beach

Sand and Sun

Taken on August 17, 2006 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Don Quixote

Italian Edition in the Venetian Museum, Naxos, Greece

Taken on August 21, 2006 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Holy Book

Taken on August 21, 2006 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Unreal Books

Seen in the window of Gap. Books as window dressing! It would have been easier to get some real ones, wouldn't it?

Taken on September 23, 2006 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Jennings at the Library

Taken on November 11, 2006 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Fairies 3 for 2

Taken on December 29, 2006 with a Sony Ericsson K750i.

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Enid Blyton

Signature used on spine of Famous Five

Taken on December 29, 2006 with a Sony Ericsson K750i.

Facing Out

In bookshops, they often face the books out so as to show off the cover.

Taken on January 01, 1970 with a .

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Book from Unknown Engraving

Possibly Shakespeare

Taken on April 18, 2007 with a .

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Books in SecondLife

I am at the Book Village.

Taken on October 25, 2014 with a .

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Saint with Book

Palma Cathedral, Mallorca

Taken on June 03, 2007 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Bookbinder's window

in Dinan, France

Taken on August 08, 2007 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Holy book

in Dinan Cathedral

Taken on August 08, 2007 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Saint and The Book

in Dinan Cathedral. Note the missing hand

Taken on August 08, 2007 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Saint and The Book

Saint Brieuc, Brittany

Taken on August 12, 2007 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Saint and The Book

Saint Brieuc, Brittany

Taken on August 12, 2007 with a Panasonic Dmc-fz30.

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Sign outside an Antiquarian bookshop. Livres Anciens & d'occ - near Sommaire

Taken on August 03, 2009 with a Panasonic Dmc-fx33.

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Antiquarian bookshop near Sommaire on the Canal du Midi

Taken on August 03, 2009 with a Panasonic Dmc-fx33.