Don't you just want to run away to here and hide? Sigh.
Here is a modern version from Jill Brinson's Atlanta home via Yossowat.
I love the separate reading area she has created, complete with skylight to soak up some sunshine.
This wall bookshelf is so quirky. Notice the window seat in the centre that overlooks the street. Very bold!
Landskrona Townhouse by Elding Oscarson via Yossowat