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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

500-year-old library catalogue reveals books lost to time

The Libro de los Epítomes.
Photograph: Suzanne Reitz/Arnamagnæan Institute, University of Copenhagen

"It sounds like something from Carlos Ruiz Zafn’s The Shadow of the Wind and his The Cemetery of Forgotten Books: a huge volume containing thousands of summaries of books from 500 years ago, many of which no longer exist. But the real deal has been found in Copenhagen, where it has lain untouched for more than 350 years."

Read More: The Guardian


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