I like books. A lot. This is likely obvious.
I recently bought myself a book that I’d had my eye on for awhile. I wanted it based on title alone (Magic 1400s-1950s!), but then I saw pictures and made grabby hands at my computer screen and then I kind of had to have it.
I think I can safely say that it is now the biggest book I own.
It is the only book I have ever purchased that arrived in its own case, complete with convenient handle for carrying.
Here it is out of its box, with some regular-sized books for comparison:
It is gorgeous and I haven’t had the time to go through it page-by-page yet, but I’m very much looking forward to it. I kind of want to get a podium for it to sit on, like in a library. When I have the space for a podium. And a proper library.
I also got the not-quite-so-large but still rather big The Circus Book. I’m going to need more shelves.