First, the new shelves that we went to get. (Curtain still needs adjusting).
Then, there are the teeny weeny new shelves:
And the old shelves, too, for good measure (the 2 shelves below have cookbooks and photos). See how they obscure the French Doors? The view may be nothing (narrow pathway and fence with climbing rose), but they do let in quite a lot of light. When there isn’t a bookshelf across them, that is.