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  • Here are the opening and closing lines of Orwell's essay: When I worked in a second-hand bookshop -- so easily pictured, if you don't work in one, as a kind of paradise where charming old gentlemen browse eternally among calf-bound folios -- the thing that chiefly struck me was the rarity of really bookish people.

    The funny thing about Amazon as Big Brother is George Orwell had bad bookshop memories

  • Here are the opening and closing lines of Orwell's essay: When I worked in a second-hand bookshop -- so easily pictured, if you don't work in one, as a kind of paradise where charming old gentlemen browse eternally among calf-bound folios -- the thing that chiefly struck me was the rarity of really bookish people.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • The contents of the house had to be carefully inventoried and Jane went shopping for a calf-bound ledger for the purpose.

    The Wayward Muse

  • The contents of the house had to be carefully inventoried and Jane went shopping for a calf-bound ledger for the purpose.

    The Wayward Muse

  • The contents of the house had to be carefully inventoried and Jane went shopping for a calf-bound ledger for the purpose.

    The Wayward Muse

  • One day he came to Bella bearing a pile of calf-bound volumes from the library.

    The Complete Stories

  • He unwrapped the nearest parcel and handed down a calf-bound book.

    The Complete Stories

  • Oblivious to her horror, Mr. Claremont drew a calf-bound book from the inside pocket of his coat and began to read.

    Thief Of Hearts

  • Paperback mystery novels lay in bright, tatty piles in front of calf-bound tomes, jammed cheek by jowl with book-club selections, ancient volumes pilfered from extinct libraries, and thousands upon thousands of pamphlets, leaflets, and hand-sewn manuscripts.

    Dragonfly in Amber

  • As Drew unstrapped those he wore and fitted the new pair to his boots, a brown, calf-bound book thudded to the floor.

    Rebel Spurs

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