Library of the Francke Foundations in Halle (Saale)

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Library of the Francke Foundation in Haale (Saale), Germany

The library was founded by August Hermann Francke for the teachers and pupils at the schools of the Francke Foundations. With its opening in 1728, it is regarded as Germany’s oldest surviving secular library building. [German]

The Baroque magazine houses about 120,000 prints. The topics cover mainly theology, religious history, pedagogy and history of the eighteenth century.

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