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17TH CENTURY ATLAS UNCOVERED AT BOOK SALE

The Christian Aid Week book sale at St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church was this year boosted by the discovery of one of the rarest books in its 46-year history.

The 1601 atlas An Epitome of Orteliuss Theatre of the World was found in a bag of romantic paperbacks. It still has its original vellum binding and contains images printed on copper plates in Leiden, in the Netherlands. It was bought by Edinburgh University Library for £5000.

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