The 20 Most Beautiful Bookshops in the World

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…  bookstores so beautiful they’re worth getting out of the house (or the country) to visit, whether you need a new hardcover or not. We can’t overestimate the importance of bookstores — they’re community centers, places to browse and discover, and monuments to literature all at once — so we’ve put together a list of the most beautiful bookstores in the world, from Belgium to Japan to Slovakia.

via Flavorwire » The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World.

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  1. WOW! Thanks for that link. Stupendous photos — I’ve already started mapping out an itinerary, and wondering whether I can tag along to Milan when my husband goes on business, just to see the bookstore.

    IN the meantime, I can offer the current post at my blog, about a trip to Sims Reed Rare Books in London — the photos aren’t spectacular, but the books sure are: http://mefoley.wordpress.com (permanent link http://mefoley.wordpress.com/2012/01/25/sims-reed/)

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