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Biblioteca Joanina. Coimbra, Portugal    From Never Let Me Go

"Biblioteca Joanina", Coimbra, in Portugal. How exalted was the habit of reading in those far off days that books were edged with gilt and stored in libraries of breathtaking design! The Sandalwood Room

Ancient Library, Castille and Leon, Spain -looks like a great place to visit.

Beautiful library full of old books in Spain. {Ancient Library, University of Salamanca, Spain photo via lodewijk}

16 Bookstores You Have To See Before You Die - BuzzFeed Mobile

16 Bookstores You Have To See Before You Die

El Ateneo bookstore / Buenos Aires Argentina This bookstore, one of the biggest of Argentina (if not whole southamerica), is located inside a theater called Grand Splendid on Santa Fé Ave. This theater was bought by Grupo IHLSA (the owner of El Ateneo).

And someday I'll build a library for her -m

The library of the Chateau de Groussay in France. It was the inspiration for the design of Henry Higgins' library in the movie My Fair Lady.

Das ist die krasse Bibliothek von der ich Euch erzählt habe :) - Trinity College Library- Dublin- Ireland.

You could say this is a very good example of how I picture the library in Ostegard's palace. (Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland photo via mariee)

Coco 的美術館: 世界各地令人驚嘆的圖書館--Annex to the Senate Library in Paris, France法國參議院巴黎圖書館

The Annex of the Senate Library Palais de Luxembourg in Paris


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Library at the Shiba Ryotaro Memorial Museum, designed by Tadao Ando, Osaka, Japan Photo Credit: Alex Roman

The Abbey library of Saint Gall, St. Gallen Monastery, Switzerland.

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Book shop in Portugal. I need to go to Portugal JUST for THIS!!

Lello Bookstore: The Most Beautiful Bookstore in the World

Many adults can still recall their favorite childhood picture books as if their elementary school stint was just a day ago. In Iwaki City, Japan, this privately owned library contains more than a thousand picture books from countries all over the world.

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The Museum of Picture Books, aka the Picture Book Library. Located in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture in Japan, it was designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando in The museum was originally designed for preschools.

Most Beautiful Bookstores, e.g. "A gorgeous converted Dominican church gives the power of reading its due diligence. Selexyz Bookstore, Maastricht, Holland" (via Flavorwire)

The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World

Old Church Converted into a Modern Bookstore. Designed by architecture firm Merkx + Girod. century Dominican church in Maastricht, Holland.

Biltmore Library is located in Ashville, North Carolina. We toured this beautiful mansion. In the summer the rooms are filled with fresh flowers. Unknown source.  *-*.

Biltmore Library is located in Ashville, North Carolina. We toured this beautiful mansion and in the summer the rooms are filled with fresh flowers. The library actually took my breath away 😍