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Abbey library of Saint Gall

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Library
Location type: Library
Location address: Schweiz, Sankt Gallen
Number of texts: 1
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The library collection is the oldest in Switzerland, and is one of earliest and most important monastic libraries in the world. It holds 2,100 manuscripts dating back to the 8th through the 15th centuries, 1,650 incunabula (printed before 1500), and old printed books. The library holds almost 160,000 volumes. The manuscript B of the Nibelungenlied is kept here.

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