interiorstyledesign: The largest and most ornate of the six libraries at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, England. It is the largest private library in England with almost books collected during several centuries. (via English Country House Libraries, page
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This is a perfect combo of my two favorite ideas for that space under the stairs leading to the basement. A reading nook AND book storage and shelves . assuming that there is enough space for this there.
French Chateau Design Study - In French Chateau style interiors, most of the furniture is crafted from solid mahogany wood. Antique style furniture with hand carved details fits very well in stately interiors.