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Peabody Library, Baltimore

George Peabody Library, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (located on the campus of Johns Hopkins University)

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).

theatre converted to book store

A theater turned bookshop. also considered heaven on earth! The former Grand Splendid Theatre in Buenos Aires, now the El Ateneo Grand Splendid bookstore

20 Toko Buku Dengan Desain Interior Terbaik

This divine neo-gothic bookstore, opened in contains what we consider to be the ultimate definition of a stairway to heaven. Livraria Lello, Porto, Portugal From The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World.

Main Reading Room, Library of Congress, Washington, DC. We had a private tour…

This is an amazing place! Main Reading Room, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA

Yale library rare books in the Beinike

Beinecke Rare Books & Manuscript Library, Yale University (by Gordon Bunshaft)

Trinity College Library Dublin Ireland | Content in a Cottage

The Old Library at Trinity College, Dublin Ireland (the photographer mis-identified the location as Temple College). WHAT A WONDERFUL PLACE! Book of Kells is here as well.

The Reading room of the French National Libray, Richelieu Site, designed by Henri Labrouste,  2 Rue de Louvois, Paris II

The reading room of Bibliothèque nationale, Paris, by Henri Labrouste. (In the National Library of France was moved to newly constructed buildings on the Rue de Richelieu designed by Henri Labrouste)

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

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

Lello Bookstore: The Most Beautiful Bookstore in the World

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)

Helsinki Library

National Library of Finland (Helsinki, Finland). Finland: one of my top places to visit.

Edinburgh Library, Edinburgh, Scotland... How did I not check this out when I was there?

Can never get enough warmth of wood, books, and lighting. some comfy leather chairs. Oh my favorite place! The Library Edinburgh Library, Edinburgh, Scotland

Abbey of St Gall Library, 1763. St Gallen, Switzerland

Abbey of St Gall Library in Switzerland houses one of the country's oldest literary collection. It holds manuscripts dating back to the century. (Will Pryce/Thames Hudson/BNPS/REX)

Prettiest Places in each State. Guess which state's is a presidential library??!!!

The Shortest Route to the Most Beautiful Place in Every State

Klementinum Library, Prague - Even better than the library in Beauty and The Beast. I want this in my house!

The 25 Most Beautiful Libraries in the World

Klementinum Library (National Library of the Czech Republic), Prague. - photo via Art Design fb page