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National Library in Vienna, Austria

German photographer Christoph Seelbach has created a photography series under the name of Bibliotheken, which features some of the most exquisite libraries in the world.

Real life Beauty and the Beast library! I need to go here!

20 Beautiful Private and Personal Libraries

Austrian National Library in Vienna. Formerly known as the Hofbibliothek, it is now called the Prunksaal ("splendor hall")

I recently visited the John Soane museum here in London.  Wow.  What a collection.  What an architect.  This photo is not from the museum, as I was not allowed to take photographs inside, but shows his interesting work elsewhere.    thehandbookauthority:        thefoodogatemyhomework: Sir John Soane did not mess around.

The Book Room at Wimpole Hall is a country house located within the Parish of Wimpole, Cambridgeshire, England - The plasterwork in the forground dates from the James Gibbs phase of the room, while the elliptical arches were designed by John Soane.

Canada’s Library of Parliament looks straight out of Harry Potter. re-pinned by: http://sunnydaypublishing.com/books/

Cool Bookish Places: The Library of Parliament, Canada

I love this old library!!!!!!!!!

Ardoyne Library is full of shadowy corners, hidden rooms and little niches where you can get lost in a book.

Biblioteca do Vaticano

Biblioteca Angelica,Rome, Italy via Gentleman Scholar--Famous Libraries

The Library of Combria University Portugal.

Biblioteca Joanina, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal / The Joanina Library, University of Coimbra, Portugal


*SB Notice lighting ON book shelves* home library - wall filled with books on bookshelves. Furniture in front of bookcase.

Metten abbey library--- obviously to ornate for my dream cottage but it sure is pretty to look at!

Metten abbey library (Germany) Photo: Helga Schmidt-Glassner ~Spaces for Books~

Fotógrafo documenta as bibliotecas mais bonitas do mundo

Feast your eyes on these staircases designs! We give you 20 very unique staircases that we have found to be most intriguing and original. Are you bold enough to adopt one of these styles?

20 Mind-Boggling Staircases

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