There are books in 36 foreign languages in the chateau library. The oldest book is Sacramentarium (prayer book) dated back to 2nd half of 9th century, which is also the oldest manuscript in Moravia.
As for the other interesting books, we can mention the following: i.e. Bible sacra (The Holy Bible called Bourguignon) from the beginning of 14th century, The Czech Bible (called Bible Duchka z Mnížku) dated back to 1433, Graduál Jana Táborského z Klokotské hory from 16th century, Mars Moravicus by Tomáš Pešina z Čechorodu from 17th century, treatises by J.G.Středovsky from 17th century and others.
Books of theology, history, botany, geography subject area and medical, technical, musical and forestry literatures can be found in the library. Fragmentally, books of other subject areas are included, too.
Recently, only a fragment of the library is digitized. Only small part of digitized books was placed on the Internet for general public. Digitized images were rapidly resized, but in spite of this, an acceptable quality was preserved (thanks to the size of the images, of course).
It is possible, after an agreement, to have the paintings in resolution of 600 DPI at your disposal (detailed information).
We hope you will find our web site interesting and these books will not remain the only ones and the others will follow.
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