Kindle 1600s style.

If you think that the idea of being able to travel with a whole library of books came in with the invention of the Kindle, think again. The Bodleian Library in Oxford has just received a rather special Christmas present, which once belonged to Charles I. I so want to see this…

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What fabulous little books – I wouldn’t be able to read them all of course, even if I was allowed to touch which I imagine I wouldn’t be, but just to look at them would be great. The nearest we came to something like this was the set of all the individual Beatrix Potter books in their own case – still a treasured possession of my daughter’s.