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SH Archive Lost Books

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Red Bird
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Didn’t see a good thread to put this under, and hope this works.

Following is an article about:
The manuscript was called Libro de los Epítomes (The Book of Epitomes) and has been compared to being a Middle Age search engine due to its extensive cross-referencing. In it, the knowledge of the books and other early print material collected by Colón was meticulously distilled and classified.

From supposedly the 1400’s And, how most of books on his his list can no longer be found. One wonders if there was a search for each, and if this guy really even existed ?. I have to get to work with no time to dig right now. The website could interesting too

Rare Manuscript Found Reveals Massive Lost World of 16th Century Books
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