Wishlist: A Shelf-full of Vintage Books

I buy old classic books - bound in faux leather or cloth or thick card, raised ridges, thick tea-tinged paper. I visit this book market at the South Bank during the weekends have bought a few second hand books from there.

I found this beautiful image featuring the work of Tammy Connor via Blueprint Bliss, and though I find buying old books I won't read impractical (which the judgmental me assumed this is), I found looking at this very comforting