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Title Bibliothèques du monde. English.
The most beautiful libraries in the world / photographs by Guillaume de Laubier ; text by Jacques Bosser ; foreword by James H. Billington ; translated from the French by Laurel Hirsch.
Imprint New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2003.


 Spec. Coll. Hertzog  Z679 .L37 2003    LIB USE ONLY
Description 247 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm x 30 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 246).
Note Gift of James H. Billington.
Subject Library buildings.
Library architecture.
Library buildings -- Pictorial works.
Library architecture -- Pictorial works.
Libraries -- Pictorial works.
Contents National Library of Austria, Vienna -- Benedictine Abbey Library of Admont, Austria -- Herzogin Anna Amalia Library, Weimar, Germany -- Benedictine Abbey Library of Metten, Germany -- Monastic Library at Wiblingen, Ulm, Germany -- Vatican Library, Rome -- Riccardian Library, Florence -- Institute Library, Paris -- Mazarine Library, Paris -- Senate Library, Paris -- Cabinet des livres of the Duc d'Aumale, Chantilly, France -- Abbey Library of Saint Gall, Switzerland -- John Rylands Library, Manchester, England -- Bodleian Library, Oxford, England -- Wren Library, Trinity College, Cambridge, England -- Trinity College Library, Dublin -- Library of the Mafra National Palace, Portugal -- National Library, Prague -- Library of the Royal Monastery of El Escorial, San Lorenzo del Escorial, Spain -- Athenaeum, Boston -- The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. -- New York Public Library -- National Library of Russia, St. Petersburg -- Bibliography.
Other Author Bosser, Jacques.