From The Koninklijke Bibliotheek
(National Library of the Netherlands)
With its present collection of more than two million volumes, the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, or National Library of The Netherlands, holds extensive collections in the field of European cultural and religious history.

Location from 1821 until 1982.

Current location at
Prins Willem Alexanderhof 5.
Within the walls of the modern new building at Prins Willem Alexanderhof, number 5, you will find one of the world's finest collections of medieval and later manuscripts, printed books from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century, as well as precious books from later periods. Especially of interest are fine examples of early publishings of the Gospels, and related Christian texts, such as the Biblia pauperum, or Bible of the Poor.

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