El Ateneo bookstore / Buenos Aires Argentina This bookstore, one of the biggest of Argentina (if not whole southamerica), is located inside a theater called Grand Splendid on Santa Fé Ave. This theater was bought by Grupo IHLSA (the owner of El Ateneo).
Abbey of St Gall Library, 1763. St Gallen, Switzerland. The library has many forms of decoration, including putti in niches above the cases, representing the mechanical disciplines and the fine arts.From "The Library: A World History" by Cambridge University architectural historian James Campbell and photographer Will Pryce.