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After several delays due to supply chain issues, Oak Knoll is pleased to announce the arrival of the third printing of The Private Library! Thank you to all of our customers who pre-ordered a copy for your patience as we anxiously awaited its delivery. All pre-orders have now been shipped.
The Private Library
The History of the Architecture and Furnishings of the Domestic Bookroom
by Reid Byers
Read the article 'How Many Books Does It Take to Make a Place Feel Like Home?' from the New York Times, featuring The Private Library and an interview with author Reid Byers!
In this book, Mr. Byers examines with a sardonic eye the historical influences that have shaped the architecture of the private library, and the furnishings, amenities, and delightful anachronisms that make the mortal room into what Borges so famously called Paradise.