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World’s Largest Monastery Library Restored To Baroque Splendour

“Hidden in the Austrian Alps some 250 kilometres (155 miles) southwest of Vienna, Admont’s Benedictine monastery, which was founded in 1074 and spreads over 270 square kilometres (66,720 acres), has always striven for opulence. “During expansion work in the 18th … Continue reading

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A Compendium of Beautiful Libraries

The Curious Expeditions weblog issue of September 6 carries images of cathedrals of the book from all over the world. Click here to start.

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