A bit too gothic for my tastes, but still magical none the less!

the house shelters daydreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace. I want to have one of those in my house!

The Oxford Union Library ~ The Oxford Union Society, commonly known as the Oxford Union, is a debating society in the city of Oxford, England, whose membership is drawn primarily but not exclusively from the University of Oxford. Founded in 1823, it is Britain's 3rd oldest University Union (only the Cambridge Union So. & the St Andrews Union Debating So. are older) & has gained a worldwide reputation for being a valuable training ground for future politicians from Britain and other…

lalibrairie: The Oxford Union Library, Oxford, United Kingdom On the walls are Pre-Raphaelites murals, painted by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. It also has a unique clerestory (Wikipedia will tell you all about it here).

Chetham Library, Manchester, England

Chetham’s Library, Manchester, England: the oldest free public reference library in the United Kingdom. The library has been in continuous use since Image by Tom Jeffs.

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Library, The Hague, The Netherlands photo via myopera. Handelingenkamer Tweede Kamer Der Staten-Generaal Den Haag, the Hague, Netherlands

Stanford White designed library - Stanford White was an American architect.

Century Association Clubhouse library Stanford White, architect: i want to have one so bad

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Shakespeare and Company Bookstore, Paris - I LOVE used bookstores. one of my favorite place to hide.