The brand new public library in Tianjin, China opened on October 1st
A fascinating glimpse into one of the most brilliant minds in human history
“Palaces of Self-Discovery” is a photo series of libraries across Europe by French photographer Thibaud Poirier
The Duke Humfrey’s Library contains rare titles such as a Shakespeare First Folio and 1 of 42 Gutenberg Bibles
The breathtaking entrance sets the stage for a literary adventure
At nearly 65 meters in length (213 ft), it is filled with over 200,000 of the library’s oldest books
It’s miniature literature!