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This UWS duplex comes with 2,500 books!

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I'll buy it in 10 years. Does it come with the furniture?
 

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Originally Posted by texas_jack
the wine cabinet is kinda douchey in my opinion.

Too pretentious? Either way I think it looks like a really cool place.
 

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This apartment has been for sale FOREVER. First listed for $7.9 last January.
 

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Originally Posted by Althis
That is completely douchey. Having thousands of books just for aesthetics, many aren't even real books or are just generic repeats! That's one of the most classless things I could think of.
Agreed. That is for only the most vapid nouveau riche. I thought this image looked terrible also: http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/201...6-BOOKS-3.html Here's an idea... get the books you like bound with your own covers. Those silver jackets look like something a high school student made.
 

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Really, the bar is nowhere near big enough for me.

There is a line in the Great Gatsby where a visitor to Gatsby's library was astounded to see that his books were all real. Knowledge, class, and youth will always try to be faked.

~ H
 

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It looks like their designer took his inspiration from Country Home magazine.
 

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In NYC, I think those book shelves display "I'm so rich I can waste space on storing a zillion books". It does not convey knowledge or frugality. But the whole place isn't frugal, obviously.

City life requires paring down on the number of books one stores.
 

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I don't see the appeal. Books are for reading.
 

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