Gorgeous Photos of the World’s Most Beautiful Libraries

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Photographer and literary enthusiast Franck Bohbot captures the beauty of libraries in his photographs as he tours the world.

Bohbot, a French photographer currently living in New York, released the photographs of libraries in several cities including Paris and Rome as a part of his 2012 project “House of Books.” According to Bohbot, this is an ongoing project to record the libraries of the world.

Several awe-inspiring photos from this collection are below.

(h/t boredpanda)

  • Paris – France National Library (Bibliothèque Nationale de France)
  • Paris – Mazarine Library (Bibliothèque Mazarine)
  • Rome – Angelica Library (Biblioteca Angelica)
  • Boston – Boston Public Library (Boston Public Library)
  • Paris – Mazarine Library (Bibliothèque Mazarine)
  • Paris – François Mitterrand National Library (BNF Site François Mitterrand)
  • Paris – Sainte Geneviève Library (Bibliothèque Sainte Geneviève)
  • Paris – Sorbonne University Library (Bibliothèque Interuniversitaire de la Sorbonne)
  • Paris – Sorbonne University Library (Bibliothèque Interuniversitaire de la Sorbonne)
  • Rome – Vallicelliana Library (Biblioteca Vallicelliana)
  • Paris – Sénat Library (Bibliothèque du Sénat)
  • Paris – Sorbonne University Library (Bibliothèque Interuniversitaire de la Sorbonne)
  • Rome – Vallicelliana Library(Biblioteca Vallicelliana)

This post originally appeared on The Huffington Post Korea and was translated into English.

 

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