Only after looking at the photo did I notice the open book shaped light fixtures. The library also houses the Napa Valley Wine Library.
According to a marvelous new book by Joan Reardon, M.F.K. Fisher among the Pots and Pans, the celebrated author bought the old Victorian house in St. Helena in 1956. This seemed the only likely candide as I compared it to a watercolor illustration painted by Avram Dumitrescu.