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Old Books

8 oz Candle

Regular price $18.00

We love the smell of old books! But not the rotten, mildewy kind – the sweet, papery sort. This soft, comforting scent makes you want to curl up in your favorite reading chair and leaf through stacks of worn, well-loved stories. Vanilla overtones transform into a lovely, complex aroma when melted.


Aged Paper, Dusty Shelves

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  • 8 fluid oz (14.8 oz net weight)
  • 3" wide x 4" tall
Helpful Tips
  • Trim wick to 1/4" before each use.
  • Burn no longer than 2-3 hours at a time.
  • After use, cover with lid to reduce soot.
Candle Safety
  • Burn within sight on heat-resistant surface.
  • Keep away from kids, pets and all flammable objects.
  • Don't burn all the way down - discontinue use when 1/2" wax remains.
  • See our full list of safety tips!
Quality Materials

Soy wax, lead-free cotton wick, fragrance oil, dye chips, glass jar, aluminum lid.

Responsibly Made

Each candle is poured by hand at our Minneapolis shop. Soy wax is renewable, biodegradable, and vegan! Containers are recyclable and reusable.


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Customer Reviews

Based on 123 reviews
Really Surprised

My husband ordered Old Books for me because I was really curious about how it would smell. When it arrived, I was really surprised that it actually reminded me of being around old books!

First meeting with Frostbeard Studio!

My best friend bought me this candle a couple of years ago and after that I was hooked. The scent filled my whole tiny student room. ;o)

No scent

Really disappointed. There is no scent whatsoever with this candle. I paid frostbeard about $26 (incl tax, shipping) for a candle with no scent. I was hoping to be a repeat customer as the names of the candles are intoxicating...and really cool. But... I will not buy from this company again.

Nice surprise

I hate buying candles I can’t smell first. But the descriptions were right on for these. They smell amazing and the price is right!

Lemony and Papery

One of my favorites. I must have ordered this candle half a dozen times: it's a combination of light lemon and honest to goodness old book smell. We keep one burning in the client areas of our law office.

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