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“Library of Babel”, in the Shiba Ryotaro Memorial Foundation museum, Osaka, Japan, designed by Tadao Ando

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The Library of Babel by ~owen-c on deviantART. Re-pinned by Dew Pellucid, author of "The Sound & The Echoes";

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Argentinian novelist and poet Jorge Luis Borges (Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges KBE). Labyrinths, The Library of Babel

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Erik Desmazieres, original illustration to Jorge Luis Borges’ The Library of Babel (1941

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Magnificent Tower of Books

fictional monument conceived by visual artist Anca Benera after hearing the story of Stalin's statue in Bucharest whose base was supposed to be home to a Marxist-Lenninist library

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More Beautiful Libraries (This Time We’ll Do the U.K.)

John Rylands Library in Manchester, England. It’s a Victorian Gothic building and holds many illuminated manuscripts including a copy of the Gutenberg Bible.

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