bibliotheca-sanctus: Livraria Lello & Irmão, also known as Livraria Chardron or simply Livraria Lello (Lello Bookshop) is a bookshop located in central Porto, Portugal. Along with Bertrand in Lisbon, it is one of the oldest bookshops in Portugal. In 2011, the Australian Travel Guides and Guidebooks editor Lonely Planet classified Livraria Lello as the third best bookshop in the world.
Stowe House Library by Canis Major, via Flickr. Part of the library in Stowe House, Buckinghamshire. The library is still used by pupils at Stowe School so the books are not all as antiquated as in many old houses.