Alice Dryden (huskyteer) wrote,
Alice Dryden
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Little Bookroom

To my great excitement, I worked out a way to fit yet another bookcase into my home. Then I had to wait several months for IKEA to admit they would deliver one to my postcode. It finally arrived this week and I spent a happy Saturday assembling it then arranging the contents.

The bookcase on which I was keeping spy stuff was in imminent danger of collapse, with overflow stacked on the floor, so I separated James Bond from Everything Else. This allowed me to tidy up the collection a bit, and to put the Saint, who's been hidden away for a few years, front and centre. (I've run the numbers and I am missing 12 Saint books, mostly the '70s and '80s ones that were more a team effort than 100% Leslie Charteris.)

A bookcase containing spy fiction and non-fiction titles, including The Saint and several Man from UNCLE and Get Smart tie-ins, as well as some related toys.

A bookcase of James Bond books and film paraphernalia, including an Action Man and quite a few toy cars.

Yet, somehow, there are still stacks of books on the floor.
Tags: books, james bond, spies
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  • 4 comments
Wow! What a collection. Very nice!
Thank you! Looking at it makes me very happy, and I'm focusing on making my home space nice as I'm seeing so much of it.
kungfu panda, james bond, green army, and ... GTA !!!
Wow! What a collection. Very nice!