Thursday, 31 May 2012

1200-year-old manuscript discovered at Sir George Grey Special Collections, Central City Library

Dr Alexandra Barratt, Georgia Prince and Kate deCourcy, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Auckland Libraries staff have made a remarkable discovery: a manuscript that is more than 1,200 years old! Fragments of the centuries-old manuscript were found sewn into some of Auckland Libraries' oldest books, a late-15th Century bible held in the Sir George Grey Special Collections.
Manuscript fragments in bindings, Sir Geroge Grey Special Collections 
Papal indulgences 1510, Sir George Grey Special Collections
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