‘The shape of my library is round’

I recently read ‘Letters to Camondo’ by Edmund De Waal. In Exploring this Parisian museum it shares writing at it’s most beautiful:

I was delighted to read that like Montaigne, Count Moïse de Camondo had a much loved circular library.

The ruined Adam mansion of Dalquharron had a circular library, found on the top floor and reached by a spiral stairway of Ayrshire stone. It is a library now gone but one that I still somehow covet. Some years ago I made this film about the library [I dedicated it to Alexander McCall Smith for magically reaching out to aspiring artists like myself]

It was at the top of the stairs:

To play this short film please click here or on the image above.

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