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Let’s say you have a personal library of 10,000 books and some land in the Catskills…
The Scholar’s Library

Let’s say you have a personal library of 10,000 books and some land in the Catskills…

The Scholar’s Library

Get your post-holiday decompression in these 10 Excellent Reading Nooks

Get your post-holiday decompression in these 10 Excellent Reading Nooks

Behold: Awesome tea house/library in Shanghai!

Is this self-sufficient 500-square-foot cabin on a secluded island off the coast of Maine the ultimate reading retreat?

Famed Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer designed this home and fabulous library for director Joseph Strick, best known for his film adaptation of ULYSSES. See more in Cool Bookish Places.

What’s your ultimate reading vacation? This underwater resort looks like a good place to hide away with a stack of books!

What’s your ultimate reading vacation? This underwater resort looks like a good place to hide away with a stack of books!

Kick-Ass Secret Passage Bookshelves! See all 10 here.

Behold! Amazing Tokyo library constructed as one giant bookshelf! More photos at Book Riot.

This library belongs to Professor Richard A. Macksey. Macksey is an author in his own right along with being a well-known, beloved professor at Johns Hopkins University, and co-founder of the university’s Humanities Center. He is the owner of one of the largest personal libraries in the state of Maryland, with over 70,000 ($4 million worth) books and manuscripts along with art work. Macksey’s course on Proust is famous among underground students at Johns Hopkins, and he is known to hold graduate level courses in his famous library.
Libraries of the Rich and Famous

This library belongs to Professor Richard A. Macksey. Macksey is an author in his own right along with being a well-known, beloved professor at Johns Hopkins University, and co-founder of the university’s Humanities Center. He is the owner of one of the largest personal libraries in the state of Maryland, with over 70,000 ($4 million worth) books and manuscripts along with art work. Macksey’s course on Proust is famous among underground students at Johns Hopkins, and he is known to hold graduate level courses in his famous library.

Libraries of the Rich and Famous