Literary Sophistication – Gagliani Bookshop

IMG_3601The other day a couple of friends and I stumbled upon this bookstore post-tea at Angelina’s. Unable to resist its warm, beckoning glow we hurried inside and were soon exclaiming over the beautiful books it held. Claiming to be the “first english bookshop established on the continent,” this bookstore is beautiful with a wide selection of American, English, and French works. The Gagliani family has always been busy in the book business – publishing works as early as 1520 (it was a Latin grammar book). Here’s a bit of history from their website: Continue reading