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British Library Online Gallery: Turning the Pages

Leaf through pages of 15 incredible original texts, from the Diamond Sutra, the oldest printed book, to an original copy of Alice's Adventures Underground. Along the way, check out such varied texts as the Lindisfarne Gospels and Mozart's musical diary.
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Leaf through pages of 15 incredible original texts, from the Diamond Sutra, the oldest printed book, to an original copy of Alice's Adventures Underground. Along the way, check out such varied texts as the Lindisfarne Gospels and Mozart's musical diary. In most cases, you can magnify the text and hear or read commentary about it, page by page. These are primary sources from across the span of history.

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