Anmerkungen zum Ankauf einer Handschrift und von alten Drucken aus dem Zisterzienserkloster Himmerod durch das Landesbibliothekszentrum Rheinland-Pfalz Comments on the purchase of a manuscript and early printed works of the Cistercian Monastery of Himmerod by the state library centre of Rhineland-Palatinate

Schlechter, Armin
December 2015
Bibliotheksdienst;Dec2015, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p126
Trade Publication
On 24 and 25 September, the state library centre of Rhineland-Palatinate has bought a 12th century manuscript as well as several printed works which were sold by the Cistercian Monastery of Himmerod of the Bernkastel-Wittlich district. The specimens had been part of the monastery's book collection. Concerning these events, partly correct and partly distorted information were published in the internet before the auction and after, which also contained attacks on the state institutions involved. This article describes the events from the author's point of view as an employee of the state library centre of Rhineland-Palatinate.


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