Leuven in Books, Books in Leuven

Leuven in Books, Books in Leuven

The Oldest University of the Low Countries and its Library
Edited by C. Coppens

Leuven in Books, Books in Leuven was initially produced as a catalogue for an exhibition held in the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library of the University of Pennsylvania in the spring of 1999. However, the book developed from a publication prepared especially for this occasion into the first comprehensive history of the world of books and libraries in Leuven in general and the university library in particular.

C. Coppens


Leuven University Library, 1425–2000
Sapientia aedificavit sibi domum
The Library reflects not only six centuries of University history, but also many chapters of European history and even world history in the last century.

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Ex Officina


Social Science : Education
History : History / Europe

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