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Do you like the smell of old books?

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I adore the odour of secondhand bookshops, a blend of leather, dust and decaying paper that makes me feel calm, happy and oddly reverent as though I was in a church. I must not be alone in this since somebody has even gone to the trouble to create a perfume that is supposed to capture this scent.

Do you like the smell of old books?

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I love the smell of old books, it's actually one of my favourite smells, and certainly one if the weirder smells that I enjoy.
I certainly do. I have a small collection of antique books and I love going through books in antique and second hand stores. It's useful if there is a coffee shop nearby for my husband as I can be a long time looking and rarely leave empty handed.
I don't. My husband does and would happily spend hours curled up in a lumpy old chair in a secondhand book shop... but it just makes me squirm. I think of mould and dust and long for lovely clean new books!
No. They stink of mould & fungus. You don't know where they've been. Eeeeewwww!
Yes, yes...and YES!.... Reminds me of visits to the School Library... which was situated under the school hall stage... accessed from outside.... <3 Happy days those!

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