For book lovers worldwide, there is nothing more desirable than a big (or small) bookstore with shelves upon shelves of all sorts of books. No e-reader can ever replace the smell of a bookstore and the feeling of holding a new (or used) book in your hand.
Even though most of us book afficionados have embraced online shopping as a means to buy our must-have books, we still appreciate a well designed bookstore or library and can spend hours getting lost in them!
Here are some of the world's most beautiful bookstores, as compiled by Flavorwire.
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