Trinity College Library (the 'Long Room'), Dublin. There has been a library at the College ever since it was founded (in but the Long Room was not begun until Completed in it is the largest library in Ireland, containing books.
How can I get one of these staircases in my dream house? Because it is awesome. Lonely Planet classified this bookshop as the third best bookshop in the world, Livraria Lello & Irmão in Porto, Portugal (by Ricardo Bevilaqua).
Lello & Irmao in Porto, Portugal. The Top 10 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World. It opened in 1906 and features stunning Art Deco woodwork, a stained glass ceiling, and ornate shelving with a dramatic staircase up the center of the store.
Book Igloo - Home is a recent sculptural installation by Colombian artist Miler Lagos. The piece was constructed at MagnanMetz Gallery late last year using carefully stacked books to create a compact dome that is entirely self-supporting.
Gladstone's Library, known until 2010 as St Deiniol's Library, is a residential library in Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales. - It is a Grade I listed building. The library was founded by the Victorian statesman and politician William Ewart Gladstone.