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Duchess Anna Amalia Library in Weimar [photographer not identified]

Herzogin Anna Amalia-Bibliothek Weimar II, 2004 by Candida Höfer. I LOVE this, I wish I was rich. I always wanted a library like the one in Beauty the beast :)

Take Your Home Library To A New Level With These Inspiring Design Ideas

62 Home Library Design Ideas With Stunning Visual Effect


Sir Walter Scott's Library, Abbotsford House, England photo via perwaldorf

Morgan Library by machbel, via Flickr, Manhattan, New York City. It was built in 1900 and designed by Charles McKim.

Next time I'm in NYC this is a definite stop! The Pierpont Morgan Library in NYC is one of the grandest libraries in the United States. It was designed by Charles McKim and built in 1906 to house the private library of financier J.

Beautiful Libraries and Bookshops...The George Peabody Library, Baltimore, Maryland, photo by Thomahawk1 via Flickr.

readng tables in the 61 foot central atrium of The George Peabody Library at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Briljant idee van een briljante man, deze Italiaanse leraar Antonio La Cava rijdt rond in de bergen van Basil­i­cata in zijn kleine te leuke zelfgebouwde bibliotheekbusje. Zijn missie het lezen bevorderen

Meet Antonio La Cava, a retired Italian teacher who travels around the country in his bibliomotocarro or librarymotorcar to get children excited about books. Book patrol: 3 wheel mobile library in rural Italy.

Mafra, in Portogallo, Biblioteca del Palazzo Nazionale. Fu disegnata in puro stile Rococò dall'architetto portoghese Manuel Caetano de Sousa (1738 - 1802) che creò anche qualcuna delle legature dei 35.000 libri della biblioteca.

Beautiful Libraries and Bookshops.The Mafra National Palace library in Mafra, Portugal, photo via Book Mania.

St. Florian Monastery Library, Austria

Outfits and Looks, Ideas & Inspiration allthingseurope: St. Florian Monastery Austria (by Wolfgang Grilz) - Go to Source -

The Queen's College Library, Oxford

Oxford University Queen’s College Library in Oxford, England 16 Libraries You Have To See Before You Die. *Yay for libraries!

knowledge from the library holdings can be freely transcribed but

bluepueblo: Chetham’s Library, Manchester,. bluepueblo: “ Chetham’s Library, Manchester, England photo via julie ”

Biblioteca Joanina, University of Coimbra | Portugal

The University of Coimbra General Library (Biblioteca Geral da Universidade de Coimbra), Coimbra, Portugal.

Bookshelf Envy: Floor to Ceiling Bookshelves

Bookshelf Envy: Floor to Ceiling Bookshelves

I could insert some trite remark about books opening doors to something or other. But seriously, I do love doors upon doors of bookshelves

The Central Library in Cape Town, built inside an old drill hall.

10 Wonderful Libraries Repurposed from Unused Structures

10 Wonderful Libraries Repurposed from Unused Structures -- The Central Library in Cape Town, built inside an old drill hall. (Looks slightly steampunk-y, don't you think?


Beautiful Libraries and Bookshops.Duchess Anna Amalia Library, Weimar, Germany, photo by Candida Höfer.