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most beautiful libraries in the world

by Guillaume de Laubier

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Published by Harry N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library buildings,
  • Library architecture,
  • Libraries,
  • Library buildings -- Pictorial works,
  • Library architecture -- Pictorial works,
  • Libraries -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 246).

    Statementphotographs by Guillaume de Laubier ; text by Jacques Bosser ; foreword by James H. Billington ; translated from the French by Laurel Hirsch.
    GenrePictorial works.
    ContributionsBosser, Jacques.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ679 .L37 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination247 p. :
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3675281M
    ISBN 100810946343
    LC Control Number2003011073

      And while it’s the books and facilities that make a library, being in lovely surroundings may provide inspiration and help you to work that little bit harder. Whether they feature sleek, eye-catching architecture or extravagant interiors, the 50 libraries on this list are the most beautiful in the world.   The world’s largest monastery library was built in and is known for its Baroque architecture, art and manuscripts The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries is published by Taschen Biblioteca do.

    Abbey Library of St. Gallen is undoubtedly one of the world’s most beautiful libraries. This lovely library is not only the oldest in Switzerland, but one of the oldest and most important monastery libraries in the world. The library holds almost , volumes many of which date back as far as the 8th century.   "The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World" is kept on the fireplace mantlepiece in our library for people to come and view. I liked the book so much I bought my father it for Valentine's Day. He has visited many libraries and gone on library tours in Europe, so the pictures brought back many memories for him and reminded him of how our Cited by: 4.

    About this Item: Harry N. Abrams, Incorporated, New York, New York, Hardcover. White paper over boards. Color pictorial dj. pp. Profusely illustrated in color. Features twenty-three of the world's most beautiful and historic libraries, including the National Library of Austria, the Monastic Library at Wiblingen, the Vatican Library, the Bodleian Library, Trinity College .   The most beautiful book on world famous libraries. The pictures of frescoes and paintings will take your breath away. The text is lucid and written in such a manner that even a layman will be interested in the topic. This book is a must buy for every bibliophile. Great book/5(40).


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The most beautiful book on world famous libraries. The pictures of frescoes and paintings will take your breath away. The text is lucid and written in such a manner that even a layman will be interested in the topic.

This book is a must buy for every bibliophile. Great by: 4. Some books are even said to be more than years old. But not only is this hallowed hall of reading among the oldest in the world, it’s also among the most resplendent. All of the libraries in the world&#;whether small or large, public or private&#;serve the same purpose: to preserve, cherish, or show off the riches of human knowledge.

Now, for the first time, an internationally renowned photographer takes the reader on a journey to more than 20 of the Brand: ABRAMS. However, with the release of Florence-based photographer Massimo Listri's new book, The World's Most Beautiful Libraries (to be released by TASCHEN on August 30), that's all going to change.

Scroll through for a peek at some of the world’s oldest libraries, boasting everything from exquisite spiral staircases to elaborate ceiling tion: Senior Home Editor, Good Housekeeping.

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One of the oldest libraries in the world, the National Library of France is one of the most notable landmarks in Paris. It has circular rooms and domed ceilings as well as more than 12 million printed books and a huge collection of manuscripts, prints and other historic items.

New York City’s Beaux-Arts main branch library on Fifth Avenue may be one of the city’s most beautiful buildings and boasts a collection of 15 million items, including medieval manuscripts.

Beautiful Libraries Around the World Every Booklover Should Visit (Video) (including books, e-books, CDs, DVDs, newspapers and magazines), but is also a complex with shops, cafés and offices. Bibliothek der Benediktinerabtei, Metten, Germany Benediktinerabtei Metten Bibliothek, considered one of the most beautiful libraries in.

The sparkling Calgary library recently celebrated its first anniversary as one of the most architecturally stunning libraries in the world.

In fallHunters Point Community Library opened in. Stiftsbibliothek Sankt Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland. Like the Kremsmünster, this Abbey library is very old. It was founded in AD and is one of the most richly appointed libraries in the world.

The library has been a scriptorium where Benedictine monks worked on illustrated manuscripts. A nice book about libraries around the world. Okay, Europe is overrepresented in it but that shouldn't keep anyone from buying/reading the book.

I personally liked the articles about the New York Public Library and this famous Boston library (can't remember the name right now) the most/5.

“Libraries were and remain statements of prestige as well as aesthetic and architectural sophistication,” librarian and scholar Georg Ruppelt writes in an essay for The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries, a new book of images by Italian photograph Massimo Listri.

Culture > Books > Features World Book Day The world's most beautiful libraries. Even if you're not a book lover, these photos will.

Starfield Library in Seoul, South Korea. Sitting inside the world’s largest underground shopping mall, the Starfield Library houses nea books and magazines spanning genres.

Lights from the two-story athenaeum cause the space to glow throughout the day and welcome in visitors to relax on the plush sofas.

His new book, The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries, includes views inside such rarefied locations as the Palafoxiana Library in Pueblo, Mexico and the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève in Paris, France.

Listri also includes descriptions and histories of each library. 15 Most Beautiful Libraries in the World | Friday SUBSCRIBE to ALUX: ?sub_confirmation=1 15 BEST Book. The World's Most Beautiful Libraries - image 1 Massimo Listri. The World's Most Beautiful Libraries - image 2 Massimo Listri.

The World's Most Beautiful Libraries - image 3 “There was a time when extravagant cathedrals were created just to house books and manuscripts. Listri’s large-format photographs document European libraries built Category: Books > Classics.

Herewith, we look at 10 of the most beautiful libraries in the world. The original structure only had books on the lower level, but when the library’s shelves were filled in the s, the ceiling was raised (and barrel vaulted) to accommodate even more books.

Today the Long Room holdsof the library’s oldest : Stefanie Waldek. The fold-out pages give a real panoramic view of the greatest, most beautiful libraries of the world. As has been mentioned in other reviews, this is not a "cheap" volume, but it is a beautiful book, and more books like this should be made.

Read more. 7 people found this helpful. by: 4.Classic and extravagant: The most beautiful libraries in the world Everything is big in China With an archive of more than 30 million books and other media, the National Library of China. The United States is brimming with beautiful libraries.

However, if we could only choose one as the most beautiful book-filled spot, we’d give the award to the George Peabody Library at the famous Johns Hopkins University.

The interior is Greek Revival-style in nature.