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The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World
The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World | Jacques Bosser
11 posts | 6 read | 9 to read
Now, for the first time, an internationally renowned photographer takes the reader on a journey to more than 20 of the most historic of these magical places, all architectural treasures. Included are national, scholarly, and religious libraries from 12 countries.
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julesG
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This is my church (well, not actually mine, but you get my meaning), so reading to me is #LikeAPrayer.

#MOvember @Cinfhen

Pic from internet

Cathythoughts I get your meaning 👍🏻❤️ 2mo
eraderneely Amen to that! 2mo
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Caroline2 Beautiful 😍 2mo
BethM 😍😍😍 2mo
Amiable Is that heaven? 😍 2mo
Sace I'm in love 😍💕 2mo
GingerAntics That is just gorgeous!!! 2mo
Kalalalatja I just want to live there 😍 2mo
Deifio 😍❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
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Samplergal
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Samplergal The link is so long I couldn‘t comment. I‘ve been in this library many times and it is worth every moment. How many of these have you seen? 12mo
Lcsmcat I went to school at Peabody, and this was my favorite place to study! 12mo
Samplergal @Lcsmcat ❤️❤️❤️. I‘m from Bmore. I lived a mile from here. 12mo
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kalinichta A tip for future use: when you share a link like this, you can delete the ? and everything after. It's code so the site it was copied from can track its reach, and it isn't necessary for the link to work properly. 12mo
Samplergal @kalinichta Thank you! Didn‘t know, obviously. 12mo
Clare-Dragonfly I‘ve been to that one, but that‘s all! My husband and I considered it as a wedding venue. 12mo
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Bookish_B
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Easily one of the most beautiful libraries I've ever been to! The Austrian National Library 😍 I am in love.

abbsinwonderland Omg...😍 2y
BookNAround I just saw one that was simply gorgeous in Siena. It's the Piccolomini Library in the cathedral there. And the illustrated book(s) along the walls are beyond beautiful. 2y
BookishBlonde12 Gorgeous! 😍 2y
CouronneDhiver Beautiful! 2y
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Apinlibraryland
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Got a new coffee table! Now I can proudly display this beauty.

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Amanda23
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#sizzlinsummerbooks Day 6: Library
I would like to win the lotto and use this book as my travel guide.
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Librarianaut The LOC is stunning. When you are standing inside the main hall of the Jefferson Building you can feel the history moving all around you. 3y
MEGR I love this idea! I would do the same! Thanks for sharing! 👍🏼 3y
llwheeler That would be an amazing experience! 3y
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Librariana
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My local library has very recently started adding something really neato to our receipts - stats! 😄
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So, since April 14 of this year, I have actually saved $390.98 (printed on the receipt below the one pictured.)
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Let this post serve as evidence of my intention to become a library check out junkie! I wanna see just how much I can save!
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Borrow All The Books! 🤓❤📚

Riveted_Reader_Melissa That's really awesome!! 3y
Librariana @Riveted_Reader_Melissa - Right!? Makes me wanna utilize the library even more than I already do! 3y
Hooked_on_books My library attaches this to your account. It's so cool! 3y
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Librariana @Hooked_on_books - that IS totally cool! It's a brand new feature to me, so I was giddy when I saw it. How awesome that your library does that! 😊 Yay libraries!! 😄🎉🌟💜📚 3y
Indexasaurus This is so awesome! 3y
britt_brooke Love that! 3y
celtichik Love it 3y
mcipher That's so cool!! What a great idea. 😍 3y
ReadingSusan Ahhh my library did that for a few years and then stopped doing it. It was so sad. 3y
Librariana @Indexasaurus - I agree wholeheartedly! 😄😊 3y
Librariana I love it, too @britt_brooke and @celtichik ! 😄😊 Glad we agree 😉 3y
Librariana @mcipher - I know, right!? When I saw it, I had a moment at the circ desk and went "Oh wow! This is SO cool!" And then I remembered to tone down my nerdy excitement ? 3y
Librariana @ReadingSusan - Aawww! That IS sad! 😔 I'm sorry to hear they took that feature away. What a shame... 3y
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nanoauthor
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Visisting NYPL today! #nypl #libraries #livingthedream

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MrBook
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#TBRtemptation post 2! A gorgeous, fairly thick coffee table book which takes the reader on a tour of 23 of the world's most historic libraries which are run in 12 different countries. From Neoclassical temples of scholarship to Baroque palaces to Jeffersonian athaeneums, you'll get an up-close look at some of the most breath-taking library architecture today...and add a whole lot of destinations to your travel list! #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

mcctrish This one sounds divine 3y
RowReads1 I've wanted to read this one for awhile. 3y
saguarosally I can't wait until I'm at the Peabody library when it's open. 👍 3y
MrBook @mcctrish Oh yes 😁👏🏻! @RowReads1 Well, hop to it then, lass, lol! @saguarosally Ooh, we want pictures 😎👌🏻! 3y
LitsyGoesPostal 😊👍🏻 3y
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ApoptyGina69
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I took this picture thanksgiving weekend for a different library post, but it's still a good pic to use for #mylocallibrary right here in downtown Grass Valley, CA! #riotGram

Bostonmomx2 Oh it's gorgeous!! 3y
josie281 My summer home! I remember attending the summer program with my cousin every summer of my elementary years! 3y
Gezemice Beautiful! 3y
ApoptyGina69 @josie281 Neat! Do you ever come back and visit the area? I moved here 5 years ago from SF and I love it. 3y
josie281 @ApoptyGina69 I have not in a while. Closest I have been is Livermore, CA, but I hope to take a road trip in the next year or so. I want my kids to be able to see. 3y
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elkeo_TheBookDragon
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A most beautiful #coffeetablebook of the most beautiful libraries in the world.
Be careful - it's so beautiful your eyes may hurt.
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Librarianaut Library of Congress, FTW!!!! I spent a week there last summer (2015) doing their Summer Institute on Teaching with Primary Sources. It was amazing. 3y
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