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Russia Bible museum sees the books as national treasures – latimes.com August 3, 2012

Posted by sandyclaus in Public History.
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Another rarity, a massive Bible produced in 1663, had what may be one of the first maps of Moscow showing the Kremlin, surrounded by the Moscow River and residential areas.

The collection also contains a number of more recent but nonetheless unique Bibles, among them holy books with etchings by French illustrator Gustave Dore and drawings by Salvador Dali.

“Everybody knows Dali as a great painter, but few know him as a Holy Bible illustrator,” Pozdeyeva said.

via Russia Bible museum sees the books as national treasures – latimes.com.

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