Codex Rare Books is a large database of titles, information and images of rare printed books from the 15th through the 20th century, in all fields, languages and places of printing. The titles and photos are collated and linked by searchable keywords and tags.
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Codex serves the needs of readers, scholars, researchers, collectors, dealers, libraries and auction houses. Search for authors, themes, places, or keywords that interest you. See the evolution of world maps, how cities evolved from the 15th through 19th centuries, or multiple editions of more than one thousand authors.
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