BOOKS
12/29/2014 15:31 EST | Updated 12/31/2014 00:59 EST

Gorgeous Photos of the World's Most Beautiful Libraries

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.

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

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

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