Old libraries from all around the world. Includes ancient libraries, historic libraries, and vintage libraries. Every library from the abandoned to the…
Restoration Project, The Library: Papa's study and library looked like this back in the days his family lived in the castle, together. It was in late 1800s, Italy; and then the revolution... the castle fell into a deep sleep, like a comatose. In 1903, someone came back, but people were hard to stay. - Love, Grace #dreamhouse
Rijksmuseum Reading Room, Amsterdam The largest public art history research library in the Netherlands, the Rijksmuseum Reading Room was formerly located in the stunning main Rijksmuseum building, established in 1800. It has since been mod to a new, separate building, but images of its tiers of books in a massive historic room continue to dazzle.
Codrington Library, England The library of All Souls College, Codrington was completed in 1751 and houses 185,000 volumes, a third of which were printed before 1800. The library is a long, narrow room lined with floor-to-ceiling bookcases on all sides except the south, where large windows light the interior.
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. This National Library of the United States and is the oldest federal agency in the U.S. (1800). Library is located in three buildings, is the largest library in the world in the number of shelves and number of books (22.19 million).