Prague library secures rare book at Paris auction

18th March 2005, Comments 1 comment

PARIS, March 17 (AFP) - The director of the Prague national library, Vlastimil Jezek, paid EUR 346.644 (USD 463.617) at a Paris auction Thursday for a manuscript history of Bohemia.

PARIS, March 17 (AFP) - The director of the Prague national library, Vlastimil Jezek, paid EUR 346.644 (USD 463.617) at a Paris auction Thursday for a manuscript history of Bohemia.

Jezek said the 14th century manuscript was the most valuable work about Bohemia to go on the market in the last 80 years.

The illustrated Latin manuscript, which belonged to a French family, includes 13 large paintings by artists of the Bologna or Padua schools.

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