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A Szatmár Megyei Könyvtár kincsei
The Treasures of the Sătmar County Library

Author(s): Márta Cordea
Subject(s): Cataloguing, Classification, Hungarian Literature
Published by: Erdélyi Múzeum-Egyesület
Keywords: Satu Mare County Library; old books; rare books; periodicals; manuscripts

Summary/Abstract: The old book collection constituted at Satu Mare County Library, contains a large thesaurus of precious and rare book, covering the period XV–XIX centuries, the early twentieth century, periodicals and manuscripts. The existing old books, are distinguished by the beauty of the craft, originated from famous printing and publishing houses in Europe, as well as by rarity. Satu Mare special collections, in respect of the size and value, occupies one of the first places of rare books from the county library network in the country. Our article makes a brief presentation of this valuable collection.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: III
  • Page Range: 201-208
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Hungarian