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    Posted April 12, 2014 by
    hambyiii
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    Manchester, United Kingdom
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    Your favorite libraries

    Victorian Gothic

     

    I have always loved the John Rhylands Library, ever since I first came to Manchester in 1994. It is a hulking, brown, gothic building, squatting on Deansgate showing all of the other buildings around it what architecture really is. Inside is a cathedral to learning and literature, it vaulted ceiling giving the main reading room a church like quality, even when the silence is broken by the frequent tourists that come to gaze upon the stacks, containing valued and historic tomes, including illuminated medieval manuscript, that my fingers itch to open and leaf through, if only such things where allowed.

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