Quick quote from 1870 —books
"The library at Windygates was the largest and the handsomest room in the house. The two grand divisions under which Literature is usually arranged in these days occupied the customary places in it. On the shelves which ran round the walls were the books which humanity in general respects —and does not read. On the tables distributed over the floor were the books which humanity which humanity in general reads —and does not respect."