Saturday, October 16, 2010

FW: The Ultimate Book Geek’s Site



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Posted on: Saturday, October 16, 2010 11:08 AM
Author: Paul T. McCain
Subject: The Ultimate Book Geek's Site


The incredible Herzog August library in Wolfenbüttel, Germany has a priceless collection of original manuscripts and books, and they are particularly noted for their holdings in Reformation era works. I was browsing through their digitized books, which they offer on their web site for viewing, and even for downloading, for free. Of particular note are the handwritten manuscripts in their holding. Here is a screen shot from a legal document from the 600s A.D. 
And following it, a document from Charlemagne's court. Check it out their digital collection here.

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