Snapshots of the special collections
Snapshot 136: An album from Gorcum with a Leiden touch
The special collections of Leiden University Libraries house a large collection of alba amicorum or autograph books.
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With Digital Special Collections on http://disc.leidenuniv.nl you are only a mouse click away from medieval manuscripts, rare atlases, unique drawings and many other treasures.
Digital Special Collections contains more than 50,000 images and 100,000 descriptions of manuscripts, letters, archives, rare books, prints, drawings, photographs, photographica, maps, atlases and oriental collections.
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