|Classic Top Shelf|
You may not be able to read the titles of the books on the top shelf at the left. There are no banned titles and none obscured so let's take a closer look.
|Classic Book Selection|
From left to right we have tucked in the corner a once banned book, 'Lady Chaterley's Lover' (D H Lawrence); 'The Return of the Native' (Thomas Hardy); Villette (Charlotte Bronte); Mansfield Park and Emma (Jane Austen); The Canterbury Tales (Chaucer); The Pilgrim's Progress (John Bunyan) and, the thin green book, The Thirty-nine Steps (John Buchan)
Daphne Du Maurier's 'Rebecca' is next before my prize copy of 'Pickwick Papers' and Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein.'
|More Classic Books|
I think you can make out the titles of the five at the right but from the left after Frankenstein is Mrs Gaskell's 'Cranford', 'The Moonstone' (Wilkie Collins), Barchester Towers ( Anthony Trollope), 'Wuthering Heights' (Emily Bronte), 'Jane Eyre' (Charlotte Bronte) and before 'The Works of Robert Burns' is 'The Diary of Ann' Frank').
I hope you like the classic collection which we have assembled over the years. But before I sign off my attention was drawn to ornaments on the walls and on top of my 'classic' bookcase.
|'Real' copy of figure from the Classical Period 530 BC|
This plate and the one that follows came from a holiday we took in Crete about 30 years ago.
|Plate from Crete|
Any voulnteers to translate the inscription?
Any my final classic piece is this:
|Vase - Museum Corinth 560 BC Exact Copy|
This vase (or jug) is about 6 inches tall.
For other classic collections you need to visit Carmi's Thematic Photographic 171