Tables and shelves were stacked with dozens of potted plants of various sizes, each in separate boxes.
She retreated to the study and began to search the shelves for books on Oracles.
More food items lined the shelves of both.
He jabbed his thumb toward the wall behind him, where she made out the slender nickel doorknob in the space between two shelves of ancient books.
There were shelves running across every wall from floor to eye level.
The morning light was too bright for his eyes, and he turned to face shelves of antique books.
His eyes adjusted quickly to the darkened room as he passed empty shelves to a second door.
Mahogany shelves full of dust free books surrounded them with the wisdom of many years.
Thus prepared, the specimens are placed on shelves or movable trays, at intervals of about 6 in., in an air-tight cupboard, on the inner side of the door of which, as a special protection against insects, is suspended a muslin bag containing a piece of camphor.
The subsequent excavations of de Sarzec in Tello and its neighbourhood carried the history of the city back to at least 4000 B.C., and a collection of more than 30,000 tablets has been found, which were arranged on shelves in the time of Gudea (c.2700 B.C.).
Tens of thousands of clay tablets, systematically arranged on shelves, contained the classics of the Babylonian literature for which his scribes ransacked and copied the treasures of all then known centres of literary life.
Another simple apparatus is a large vertical pipe or shoot in which sloping baffle plates or shelves are placed at intervals.
The shelves are of deal strips, 2 or 3 in.
Books, the oldest and the best, stand naturally and rightfully on the shelves of every cottage.