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German Books Before 1601

Call Number

PT 1100 G47X











PT 1100 G47X GUIDE

German Books Before 1601 . Cambridge, Mass.: General  Microfilm Company, 1965+.

622 reels 35mm.


                  Reproduces "important fifteenth and sixteenth century printed books in all fields" published in the German speaking countries. The collection is an important source for the history of printing, the development of Germany, and the Reformation. Approximately half of the set is from the British Museum's collection described in its Short-Title  Catalogue of Books Printed in the German-Speaking  Countries from 1455 to 1600. Other works reproduced are from the Bodleian Library, the Vatican Library, the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, and other libraries.


                  None. Material was filmed as it became available.




               German Books Before 1601, guides to reels 1-343, reels 344-373, reels 374-401, reels 402-433, reels 434-462, reels 463-488, reels 489-513, reels 514-538, reels 539-563, and reels 592-622 contain checklists of items in the order they appear on the reels. There is no author or title index. Authors and titles are listed on boxes.

                  German literature -- 16th century