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The silence, the smell and the ambiance, you can close your eyes and listen to the stories of the books...

The Last Bookstore, Los Angeles, California... seriously gotta go see this one day!!!

The 20 most interesting and beautiful bookstores of the world

The Last Bookstore, Los Angeles, California... seriously gotta go see this one day!!!

Lello & Irmao in Porto, Portugal usually makes the various lists of  The Top 10 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World.  It opened in 1906

Lello & Irmao in Porto, Portugal usually makes the various lists of The Top 10 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World. It opened in 1906

My dream! The Beauty and the Beast library come to fruition! LOVE LOVE LOVE!! This is what I picture my future book store to look like. if only!!

My dream! The Beauty and the Beast library come to fruition! LOVE LOVE LOVE!! This is what I picture my future book store to look like. if only!!

Bookstore Entrance, Lyon, France photo via besttravelphotos...I wonder if the books in the arch are still readable?

Bookstore Entrance, Lyon, France photo via besttravelphotos...I wonder if the books in the arch are still readable?

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20 Beautiful Private and Personal Libraries

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LOST BEAUTY. Interior of the “Old Main” Building (1874) of The  Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, Ohio.  J.W. McLaughlin, Architect. Photographer unknown. PLCH began in 1802 as a subscription library. It officially became the Cincinnati Public Library in 1853. Constructed on Vine St between 6th & 7th St in 1874, it was then considered the most magnificent public library building in the country. Site in use until 1955. per wikipedia.

LOST BEAUTY. Interior of the “Old Main” Building (1874) of The Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, Ohio. J.W. McLaughlin, Architect. Photographer unknown. PLCH began in 1802 as a subscription library. It officially became the Cincinnati Public Library in 1853. Constructed on Vine St between 6th & 7th St in 1874, it was then considered the most magnificent public library building in the country. Site in use until 1955. per wikipedia.