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Friday Pictures: Unusual places for books

For the last in this series, I thought I’d leave you with a picture of a winding staircase, in a home that is obviously lived in by someone who loves books…

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I hope you’ve enjoyed these pictures. My thanks to Bookshelf Porn, Camille Wonderlands and Stumbleupon.

Have a fabulous summer!

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Wouldn’t you love this airy, elegant space?

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This week, we find ourselves in a garden where books are arranged over trees…

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If any of you know where this is, please leave a comment below!

Have a fabulous weekend,

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Here is a charming bookstore from the island of Santorini…

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I found this picture on Stumbleupon. I’m not sure where it is, but I would guess (from the shape of the window, and the eccentricity) that this HAS to be somewhere in England! If any of you know, please drop a comment below…

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Can you believe the size of some bookstores? This is the Akateeminen Kirjakauppa or Academic Bookstore in Helsinki. Don’t you love that sleek Scandinavian design?

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If you have never been to the Marcher lands that border Wales and England, you might not have heard of Hay on Wye, which is a wonderful place for those of us that love that musty smell of second-hand books. Here is a picture of Richard Booth’s bookstore…

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Here is a gem in a place that perhaps you might not have thought of – New York City!

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This is  Housing Works in Soho NYC…

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What a wonderful idea to turn an opera house into a bookstore…

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This is El Ateneo in Buenos Aires…

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Here is a bookstore that takes VERY SERIOUSLY the idea that there should be books floor to ceiling!

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This is the sight that greets you as you enter  Cook and Book in Brussels…

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