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The library at Hereford Cathedral, England, is the largest Chained Library in the world. The working library originated in the 11th century.  It contains 229 medieval manuscripts, remains the largest chained library in the world, with all its rods, chains and locks intact  B. Lowe.

The working library of Hereford Cathedral in England originated in the eleventh century. The chained library at the cathedral, containing 229 medieval manuscripts, remains the largest historic chained library in the world. I love books.

The Garrett Library at Evergreen House. Historical museum and part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Department  of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evergreen_Museum_&_Library "Evergreen's ballroom-sized 1928 library addition by Lawrence Hall Fowler included a dumbwaiter to lower the rare coin collection into the vault.  http://tdclassicist.blogspot.com/2012/05/more-on-baltimore.html   Tours available. Well worth it. A lovely site. -pfb

I'm drooling. 50 Super ideas for your home library! Can't wait for Josh and I to have our library office space complete!

Are we the only ones who've wanted a library like this after seeing Beauty & the Beast?  Disney version all the way...

George Lucas’s library at Skywalker Ranch, a company retreat in Marin County, California. I already loved George Lucas for his movies, now I love his library too

I love to think about the secret life of the book and where it’s been and who’s had it.  Jeanette Winterson

The Pickwick Book Shop, Nyack, NY is one of the most beautifully packed bookstores. Filled with books from floor to ceiling, there is something for everyone.

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Its my dream to have a library ladder in my house someday. Floor to ceiling bookcases offer plenty of space to showcase a vast collection of books. A ladder gives access to books placed high on the bookcase.

★Actually, I'd like both! lol

This is the place…

ha - I did find the love of my life in a library - the Swedish library at Melbourne Uni. 38 years later he is still the love of my life.and I still love libraries and books xxx

The Oxford Union Library, Oxford, United Kingdom -     On the walls are Pre-Raphaelites murals, painted by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. It also has a unique clerestory (Wikipedia will tell you all about it).

lalibrairie: The Oxford Union Library, Oxford, United Kingdom On the walls are Pre-Raphaelites murals, painted by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. It also has a unique clerestory (Wikipedia will tell you all about it here).

Furniture. Square Wall Mounted Shelves For Books Combined Hardwood Floor As Well As Wall Mounted Bookcase  Also Wall Shelving. Perfect Wall Shelves For Books

Contemporary Great Room with Van Dyke's Restorers Quiet Glide Library Ladder Aluminum Mounting Rail, High ceiling, Skylight

Black bookcases, dark wood floor, beautiful rug. No ladder though.

LIBRARY – home office, den and study. Traditional living room library design, pictures, remodel, decor and ideas.

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Who knew: stairway to heaven located at: Iowa State Capital Law Library - Des Moines, Iowa, USA

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