6/13/2010

Limitless Libraries

While libraries may not seem like the most exciting places in the world, this collection of book repositories from around the globe is anything but dull. Talk about some amazing architecture, craftsmanship, and attention to detail! These spaces are absolutely incredible and they definitely transport me back to a time when our attention spans lasted for more than a few seconds!


Strahov Theological Hall - Original Baroque Cabinet


Abbey Library St. Gallen, Switzerland


Biblioteca Di Bella Arti, Milan, Italy


Biblioteca do Palacio e Convento de Mafra I


George Peabody Library, Baltimore, Maryland, USA


Handelingenkamer Tweede Kamer Der Staten-Generaal Den Haag, the Hague, Netherlands


Trinity College LIbrary, AKA, The Long Room, Dublin, Ireland


Sansovino Library, Rome, Italy


Vatican Library, Vatican City, Rome


Yale, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library


Bad Schussenried Bibliothekssaal, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany


Codrington Library, All Souls College, Oxford, England


Klementium Library, Prague, Czech Republic


Wiblingen Monestary Library, Ulm, Germany
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