wish my ceilings were this tall and the room that big but nice shelving and fireplace

A Victorian library at Dunster Castle

I find this relatively tiny and obscure library fascinating. The library’s catalogs go back to the 14th century, and the oldest book on its shelves is a collection of Psalms illuminated in the 1100s. .

4 Bitchin’ Bookish Places in Britain

I find this relatively tiny and obscure library fascinating. The library’s catalogs go back to the century, and the oldest book on its shelves is a collection of Psalms illuminated in the .

This has to be one of the most enticing rooms in Ireland, not least because books provide the greater part of its furnishing. Discovering the weighted shelves at Tullynally is akin to attending a party and encountering lots of old friends while being introduced to just as many new ones.

Door in the bookcases, library at Tullynally Castle, County Westmeath, Ireland

This messy, perfect home library and its towering shelves replete with overflowing books are what bibliophiles dream of.

50 Super ideas for your home library

"I know that books seem like the ultimate thing that's made by one person. Every reading of a book is a COLLABERATION between the READER and the WRITER who are making the story up TOGETHER.

The beauty of the John Rylands expertise, is that all the photography took place at  the Blackburn Museum itself. Description from chiccmanchester.wordpress.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The Aldine Collection at the Rylands

Aldine collection at Rylands as it was once displayed (Rylands Library, Manchester) [display room, not vault]

Love a library like this!

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

Pull up a chair and whittle away the hours...

Jaques Garcia - library with upper level, beautiful windows and architectural details.

wahhhh, fantastic shelving.   Felbrigg Hall. http://nttreasurehunt.wordpress.com/2012/10/11/god-is-in-the-details/

God is in the details

A corner of the Library in Felbrigg Hall, England, with its Gothick style bookcases / ©National Trust Images/David Kirkham .Is that a rotating bookcase, I see?

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