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Member: mysterium

CollectionsDVD collection (125), Your library (5,167), All collections (5,276)


TagsReligion (1,311), History (1,166), Literature (961), Christianity (856), Art (714), Travel (657), Poetry (626), America (619), Catholic (565), Spain (548) — see all tags

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About my libraryWe read and collect books on a wide range of topics. Some areas of special interest are:

- Religion (focus on Christianity, Buddhism, mystical traditions in the world's religions, and monasticism)
- History; special interest in cultural history
- Travel narratives and history of exploration
- Spain
- Art and museums
- The Middle East
- New York City
- Poetry
- Folktales and legends
- Books about books
- England
- Italy
- Cartography, maps and atlases
- Central Asia
- Natural history
- St. Francis of Assisi
- Latin America
- Cookbooks, especially focusing on the Mediterranean region
- National Geographic magazine (1980-present, not catalogued here) and books
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (1993-present, catalogued)
- Aramco World magazine (most issues from 1960-present, not catalogued here)

My wife's collection of Romanian literature, around 100 volumes, will be catalogued shortly.

I'm also in the process of cataloguing our 1,200 or so DVDs.



Favorite bookstoresArgosy Books, Labyrinth Books, McNally Jackson Booksellers (New York), Metropolitan Museum of Art Shop, Panoply Books, Shakespeare and Company (Paris), Strand Bookstore

Favorite librariesArchibald S. Alexander Library, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Clarence Dillon Public Library, New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Princeton Theological Seminary Library, Princeton University - Firestone Library, The Morgan Library & Museum

LocationBedminster, New Jersey, USA

Favorite authorsNot set

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceSep 6, 2006

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