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Manuscripts and Early Printed Books Department


Small book with a great mystery

National Library of the Czech Republic boutht a small prayer book from 1655 at Dreweatts and Bloomsbury Auctions in London. This interesting manuscript belonging to Anna Kateřina Karbanová from Volšany also served as a memorial and brought many new insights into the Bohemian exultant culture.



New Opening Hours

Mon          9:00 - 17:00

Tue          9:00 - 17:00

Wen          11:00 - 19:00

Thu          9:00 - 17:00

Order books to our Reading Room electronically: from the General Catalogue I, separate (the separate mode is for ordering 1. Manuscripts, Incunabula; 2. Early Printed Books via STT).

New virtual exhibition "and the word became music" from our collections.

Veronika Procházková



Oct 04, 2017
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