So in my perfect life, I would open my mailbox to find a trillion dollar gift certificate to Barnes & Noble (or maybe Shakespeare & Co) and I would be able to buy all of the beautiful books I want. There are so many pretty editions out there, but usually I’m stuck buying used paperbacks. In a world where I have enough book money to be vain about what I read, the entire line of Penguin Classic clothbound hardcovers would be my first purchase:


Ack these are so gorgeous! I love how well the covers fit the stories, and how whimsical and lovely they are.