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Aleppo Codex



The Aleppo Codex is a medieval manuscript of the Hebrew Bible. The codex was written in the 10th century AD.
It is the earliest known manuscript comprising the full text of the Bible.
The Aleppo Codex is now in the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
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Here are images of the three stamps (the third is airmail) in a "Books for All" set bearing the International Book Year emblem, designed by S. Anoulom, and issued by Laos on January 30, 1972, Scott Nos. 226, 227, & C87.

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Children learning to read, engraved by Jean Miermont.


Scribe writing on palm leaves, engraved by Roger Fenneteaux.


Father teaching children to read palm leaf book, engraved by Claude Jumelet.
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Anton Bernolák (1762-1813)


Etymológia vocum slavicarum (Etymology of Slovak Words) from 1791,
Dissertatio-critica de literis Slavorum (Critical philological debate on Slovak letters),
Lexicon slavicum bohemico-latino-germanico-ungaricum (Slovak-Czech-Latin-German-Hungarian Dictionary) issued 1825.

Anton Bernolák a Roman Catholic priest was a prominent representative of the Slovak National Revival at the turn of the 18th and the 19th centuries.
He was a linguist and an initiator of cultural and social life in Slovakia.
On mini sheet are some of his books.
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International Telecommunication Union emblem, television tube, text books, microscope, quill pen and globe showing the location of Niger, airmail stamp designed and engraved by Gilbert Aufschneider, and issued by Niger on May 16, 1970 to publicize World Telecommunication Day, Scott No. C128.

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Missale Aboense



Missale Aboense is the first book printed for use in Finland.
It was printed in Lübeck in 1488 by Bartholomeus Ghotan in latin language.
The copies od Missal were printed both on paper and on parchment.
A single original parchment copy of Missale has survived and it is now in the national library of Denmark.
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Codex 965



The Codex 965 is manuscript of the late 13th Century.
It was written in Vienna and content several theological texts.
It has 135 sheets and is now in the Viennese Court Library.
The stamp shows stylized author Hugo de Folieto (about 1096-1172).
His the most well known writings are De claustro animae (The Cloister of the Soul)
and De medicina animae (The Medicine of the Soul), allegorical texts on monastic spirituality.
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Man reading a book, designed by Tunisian artist Abdelaziz Gorgi (1928-2008), printed by photogravure (Courvoisier, S.A.), and issued by Tunisia on March 27, 1972 to publicize UNESCO's International Book Year, Scott No. 575.

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Sarajevo Hagadah



Sarajevo Hagada is an illuminated manuscript and was created around 1350 in Spain.
It is used by Jews around the world in the celebration of Passover.
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Bookbinding, designed by Michel Richard, engraved by Claude Haley, and issued by France on April 4, 1981, Scott No. 1739, Y&T No. 2131.

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Gibraltar International Literary Festival


.......................books.............................................braille......................................book reader

The First Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival was took place in October 2013.
The Festival has hosted many guests from around the world.
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Chronicon Pictum - Kepes Kronika

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.......The Battle of Rozgony....................The Coronation of Geza

Chronicon Pictum is a medieval illustrated chronicle from the Kingdom of Hungary from the 14th century.
It contains 142 pictures and is a great source of information on medieval Hungarian cultural history, costume, and court life in the 14th century.
The Chronicle was made for the purposes of representation.
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Tunisia 2014 Valorisation of manual and intellectual work. This is one stamp out of 2 on the same theme.

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Here is an image of a stamp depicting the Manual Digest (1748), written by Andorran lawyer Antoni Fiter I Rossell (1706-?), and the coat of arms of Andorra, designed and engraved by Claude Durrens, and issued by Andorra (French Administration) on June 11, 1977 to commemorate the establishment of the Institute of Andorran Studies, Scott No. 256.

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One of our "Bible"



Michel cataloque is one the most popular stamp cataloque in Europe.
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Codex Aureus Epternacensis

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..........Annunciation..............................Visitation................................Nativity

The Codex Aureus Epternacensis is a Gospel written with gold letters and richly illuminated.
It was created around 1040 in scriptorium of The Benedictine Abbey of Echternach, Germany.

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..................................Adoration............................Presentation
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