Having spent a great deal of time in libraries, resource rooms and halls of genealogy the lure of leather bound volumes stacked in unison upon the shelves is intriguing.
The smell of an old book is timeless just like the contents emanating from its pages.
'Tis not musty or dusty, lost or forlorn. Perhaps it is the lingering scent of human hands that have turned its aged pages to partake of its wisdom and translations within. * From the BBC Sense and Sensibility Elinor in the Library.