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Letters of Voltaire (1694-1778) to different recipients - from our collection of autographs

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Letters of Wilhelm V. („the Pious“), Duke of Bavaria (1548-1626) to different recipients - from our collection of autographs

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[05.09.2015]

First editions of German classics â New app by the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

First editions of German classics – New app by the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

First editions of German classics – New app by the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

With this app, the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek makes more than 30 German-language first editions from its extensive collections available in digital form. We invite you to discover some masterpieces of German literature on your smart phone or tablet, in a form you have not known so far. Available at the Apple App-Store for free.

[27.08.2015]

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Letters of Wilhelm V. („the Pious“), Duke of Bavaria (1548-1626) to different recipients - from our collection of autographs

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