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Book shop in Portugal. I need to go to Portugal JUST for THIS!!

Beautiful Architectural Book Store: Livraria Lello e Irmão, Oporto, Portugal. Considered: - one of 10 Amazing Staircases Around the Globe by Cool Places - one of the World's Coolest Staircases by Travel + Leisure (March

The longest room, at 195 feet, in Oxford, the Codrington Library, designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor, built in the 1730s at the College of All Souls of the Faithful Departed

Beautiful Libraries and Bookshops.The Codrington Library, designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor, built in the at the College of All Souls of the Faithful Departed, photo by James Mortimer.

The Pierpont Morgan Library, NY

Next time I'm in NYC this is a definite stop! The Pierpont Morgan Library in NYC is one of the grandest libraries in the United States. It was designed by Charles McKim and built in 1906 to house the private library of financier J.

Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland photo via hither

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.