British Library acquires earliest intact European book
26 April 2012 @booksandpublishing
The British Library has acquired the St Cuthbert Gospel, a seventh-century manuscript believed to be the earliest intact European book, for £9 million (A$14million). The money was raised during the largest fundraising campaign in the library's history. The purchase was partially funded by a £4.5 million (A$7.02) grant from the National Heritage...
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