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

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"The Library of Babel" - Erik Desmazieres, Illustration to Jorge Luis Borges’ The Library of Babel, 1941

The Library of Babel | Engraving by Érik Desmazières

It’s not hard to dream what the Infinite Library may look like – towering bookcases, never ending corridors lined with shelves, and novels stacked high in teetering columns.

Fantastic Libraries | tygertale Jorge Luis Borges’s The Library of Babel, illustrated by Érik Desmazières

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Érik Desmazières - Illustrations for Borges' story of the infinite library

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Brooklyn Author Recreates Borges’ Library of Babel as Infinite Website

The Librarian (Wolfgang Lazius), ca. 1562 by Giuseppe Arcimboldo Wolfgang Lazius' is the Latinized name of Wolfgang Laz an Austrian physician-cum-cartographer/historian in the employ of the Hapsburgs.

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Virtual Library of Babel makes Borges's infinite store of books a reality – almost

Plenty to explore: The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is located in the University of Toronto, featuring the largest collection of publicly accessible rare books and manuscripts in Canada

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