Delving into the secrets of century-old books

By . Filed in Old Books  |  
TOP del.icio.us digg

St Gallen abbey was dissolved in 1805 and has since become a Unesco world heritage site. The monastic library is one of St Gallen’s biggest tourist attractions, featuring such treasures as the oldest book in German and the earliest complete musical score, as well as important holy manuscripts. (swissinfo)

Tags: , , , ,

5 comments to “Delving into the secrets of century-old books”

  1. Comment by lazygorillas:

    Great video, thanks for sharing!

  2. Comment by charlieboy23:

    America #1

  3. Comment by OlivaresMila:

    wow

  4. Comment by sirdavidbowie:

    oh i love old books -

  5. Comment by moonwearer:

    very informative and impressive, the unique world of books smelling antiquity. great post.

Leave a Reply