"To add a library to a house is to give that house a soul." Cicero.
Pictured is Vita Sackville-West's tower library at Sissinghurst.
(Readers who go a long way back may remember that it was a Vita Sackville-West novel with which we inaugurated the Cornflower Book Group; given its date, it's possible that Vita wrote All Passion Spent* in that room.
*(I like the pretty new cover).