Biblioteca Joanina, Coimbra, Portugal Will Pryce: "This is a very imposing library from a time when Portugal was extremely wealthy and powerful. It is very dark but features intricate gold leaf which gives it magical lumosity.
The Escorial Library, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain - The Escorial's was the first major library to have its collection arranged in cases lining the walls, rather than in bays jutting out at right angles. Picture: Will Pryce - The Telegraph
Linderman Library, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Opened in the Linderman Library was designed by Philadelphia architect Addison Hutton, who modeled the Venetian architecture after the British Museum in London. It was recently featured