The title of this blog comes from a Gaelic expression -"putting on the poor mouth"-which means to exaggerate the direness of one's situation in order to gain time or favour from creditors.
I've never read your book... might have to look for it... Those spines on your books were beautiful... Great Post!
Oh I would love that first image as a design to a wallpaper for a library :)Great post.
These are both very cool looking photos. Love the Egyptian guys on those book spines! Hope you're feeling better. Have a good weekend!
Beautiful spines on the books and such an interesting shot. The cover is also very interesting. Happy weekend.
Ha ha ha Jams!Great cover, the second. Wonder why Suhrkamp (the German publisher) didn't take it.What edition is yours?
Beautiful spines on the books and I really like the book cover too! :)Though I haven't read the novel..I must check it out :)Have a great weekend Jams!Anna
Great take, jams! Love the cover.
The books behind the spines look interesting.I am going to post mine shortly.
Oh I love the book spines!!Happy Weekend.
Thanks everyone. Sean the edition is from the Folio Society in London
Great pics Jams! I especially like the first one. Very cool looking spines :)
Too lazy to find some books to photograph. Back to amusing takes today. Have a nice day. How is the hop along mode?
Great photos for the theme :-)
Perfect catch, nice one for the theme... The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it... Mine's up hope you can drop by. Have a great weekend!
Beautiful photos, Jams! Love the spines on those top books...Thanks for dropping by!
I love the book spine. The expenses n scandal post..interesting. I find the pagan German video awesome. Hey, yr blog really rocks... and the sardonice grin :)
What kind of book is this? Seems interesting.
What an unusual but very cool photo of the spines of your books! I just love the cover in the second photo! My hunt is up, please come and visit
Great shots, Jams. Those look like art to me! :)
Nice choice for this week's theme. Have a great weekend!
wow - so unique and different!
Those spines look great, i am sure these are great reads :)
Very good choice for the theme. Keep it up. Mine is also ready
I take it you don't own the spines however. They are wonderful.Love the cover. Happy weekend Jams.
Books are ART in so many ways. :)have a happy weekend.
that's a great book cover! the top photo reminds me of the Egyptian section at the British Museum.
Books will never be out of date, period or question mark?
Aloha jams,Wow..great looking books!!Happy Photo Hunting!Cindy O
I've just watched Night At the Museum 2 yesterday. Hence, I was smiling seeing the first photo. =)
Beautiful spines with nice drawings to compliment them :)Have a good weekend Jams!
Great book spines. They are an art in themselves.
Interesting book spines! Great way to present books this way.Hope your weekend is as sunny as ours! Have fun.
I have never seen such beautiful book spines. Something I could collect. :)
Seeing the book cover makes me think where did I saw it first...hhmmm. The spines are neat too!
Always, you have great photos. And you even turned book covers into an artful photo!!Mine this week is my high school year book with me...LOLHappy weekend.
The book spines are cool! Nice post for today's theme.Have a happy weekend.
Love those spines!
nice, I love covers such as the one you mention in the second pic, there's nothing like a exciting cover to pull you in
those books seems nice to read. What kind of books are they?
Book covers as art... great choices for the theme.
Very creative, Jams. I love the book spines and would not have thought about doing that. Great!!! Hope the leg is better.My books are here: http://blondesherry.blogspot.com/2009/05/photohunt-books.htmlSherry at EX Marks the Spot
hmm.. interesting, just by looking at its cover you can tell that its a good book
MC Escher is just about my favourite anytime.Cheers
Interesting special books :)Funny cover =^.^=
I love the gold leaf spines = reminds me of a classics literature series of books my mother owned.My post:http://cowardscorner-nitwit1.blogspot.com
Wonderful cover art on the book. It reminds me of MC Escher optical illusions.
i love those....especially the second shot. good job.
What beautiful books spines! They don't make them like they used to.
Sadly, spine art really sort of diminished when dust-jackets came to the fore.I am always on the look-out for books with terrific spines.
Nice book you have there.
Beautiful examples Jams. I love the historical book spines.
It was a great theme. Ex Libris is one of my passions. Although I don't belong to the group, I'm always so curious about what people read, that I went everywhere to look at the presentations. Lots of fun! You got the prize, Jams. The spines are classy, and the book cover promises excitement.
Glad you enjoyed my selection Claudia!
Late catching up with photohunt this week. Love the photo of the book spines. The book cover is very intriguing. Great choices for the theme this week.
Those are lovely designs. I like the first image. Very interesting.
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