Did you know that The Bible was printed more than 5 billion times? All these Bibles would fill the New York public library 467 and one-half times.
Did you know that “À la recherche du temps perdu” by Marcel Proust is the longest novel ever written? With 3,031 pages in 7 volumes it holds the Guinness World Record for longest novel (estimated character count).
British Library, located in London,
United Kingdom, is the biggest library in the world. It was founded in 1973 and contains over 150 million of items.
Did you know, that the world’s smallest printed book is “Shiki no Kusabana” (flowers of seasons)? It contains the names and microscopic monochrome illustrations of Japanese flowers like the cherry and the plum. The pages are 0.75 millimetre (0.03 inch) in size while the letters are just 0.01 mm wide.
Shiki no Kusabana