Why We Love the Aroma of Old Books?

Why we love the aroma of old books? How many of us love to walk into a public library or an old book shop and get the instant impression of throw back sensations or maybe the feelings associated with the scent of old books that have been sitting on our shelf at home? The smell is not colourful, not bright, not full bodied, not loud in any way. It’s linear, flat, matt, quiet but airy.  A wonderful creation of yellowing [...]