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The National Library of China, Beijing, China. <br />
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Quiet Please...Stunning photographs illustrate the world's greatest libraries from a time before kindle.<br />
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The incredible images document spectacular literary institutions from around the globe dating from modern times back to the 15th century.<br />
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Academic Dr James Campbell of Cambridge University has visited more than 80 libraries in 20 countries for a new book titled The Library, the first complete history of library buildings ever to be written.<br />
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The fabulous photographs illustrate the wealth people were prepared to lavish on libraries in a world where knowledge really was power.