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Postcard: Londen Crystal Palace int South nave 1911_Elm Works 683

Pre-Modernism: Crystal Palace, London int South nave 1911 by Paxton

Chateau de Chambord, Loire Valley, France

whispers-of-immortality: “ allthingseurope: “ Chateau de Chambord, France (by phitar) ” Not too shabby. I could live here.

Off the Beaten Path in Prague: 5 Suggestions | A monastery that overlooks prague founded in the 12th century - now famous for its incredible library of old books and manuscripts

strahov library -- from Off The Beaten Path in Prague -- 5 suggestions

Abbey library of Saint Gall

The Abbey Library of Saint Gall was founded by Saint Othmar, the founder of the Abbey of St. The library collection is the oldest in Switzerland, and is one of earliest and most important monastic libraries in the world.

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

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. Morgan & cost million dollars (at that time!) to build.

Hluboka Conservatory

Cabo San Lucas Things to Do – Attractions & Must See

Holy Crap... Check out the wooden spiral stairs! The rest of the room it great as well...

Library Spiral Staircase, Budapest, Hungary not only books, but ladders and such beautiful wood.

Biblioteca Joanina – Grand & Historic Library in Coimbra

Biblioteca Joanina – Grand & Historic Library in Coimbra - Portugal Confidential

Stockholm Public Library

The Stadsbiblioteket (Stockholm Public Library main branch) rotunda circled by ranks of bookshelves, built architect Gunnar Asplund, Sweden

Sainte-Geneviève Library, designed by Henri Labrouste, 10 Place du Panthéon, Paris V

Sainte-Geneviève Library, designed by Henri Labrouste, 10 Place du Panthéon, Paris V, France. Too chicken to go in despite its proximity to my hotel

Biblioteca Sainte Geneviève

As mais belas Bibliotecas do Mundo, por Rodrigo Mindlin Loeb

yeshistoryofart: “ Henri Labrouste Reading Room in the Bibliotheque Sainte Genevieve Paris, France 1843 - 1850 ”