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Doorway Solid Wood Library Bookcase

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BILLY Bookcase - black-brown 63x11x79 1/2 "

Adjustable shelves can be arranged according to your needs. Surface made from natural wood veneer. Different wall materials require different types of fasteners. Use fasteners suitable for the walls in your home. This furniture must be secured to the wall with the enclosed wall anchoring device.

I could study here. Yes! Studious!

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House & Garden

I know many of us still mourn the loss of many of our state-side magazines, but don't forget that there are some great foreign magazines out there! While at the beach I had picked up a copy of the British July 2010 House & Garden which always is pretty fantastic. In this issue was the much talked about restored ancestral home of John Coote, Bellamont Forest, which he had put on the market (seen in these top 3 photographs). I especially love the main saloon seen in the top image -who knew I…