Deventer Book Fair attracts record crowd

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The 20th annual Deventer Book Fair has attracted a record of 130,000 visitors this year.

4 August 2008

DEVENTER - The 20th annual Deventer Book Fair has attracted a record 130,000 visitors; 10,000 more than 2007. The fair, with nearly 900 stalls along six kilometres of the IJssel River, is Europe's largest.

Twenty books from the Middle Ages were exhibited, including a Delft Bible from 1477, the oldest-printed book in the Netherlands.

[Radio Netherlands / Expatica]

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