fsebmat:

Johannes Jelgerhuis, De winkel van boekhandelaar Pieter Meijer Warnars op de Vijgendam te Amsterdam, 1820 (The bookshop of Pieter Meijer Warnars in Amsterdam)

On all depictions of ancient libraries and bookshops, I always notice how they were not (yet) optimized for serendipity.

fsebmat:

Johannes Jelgerhuis, De winkel van boekhandelaar Pieter Meijer Warnars op de Vijgendam te Amsterdam, 1820 (The bookshop of Pieter Meijer Warnars in Amsterdam)

On all depictions of ancient libraries and bookshops, I always notice how they were not (yet) optimized for serendipity.