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  • Reisealbum des Pfalzgrafen Ottheinrich, Frankfurt an der Oder, Delin.VI,2,11
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Older collection in figures

The University Library’s historic collections include: :

Hand written …

  • 216 Papyri
  • 2,300 Western manuscripts, including
    • Around 1,500 Latin manuscripts
    • Around 800 modern manuscripts
    • Around 170 manuscript fragments and official documents
    • 6 music manuscripts
    • 5 Oriental manuscripts
  • 74 personal papers
  • Around 18 000 individual autographs


In print …

  • 3,141 incunabula
  • 52 single-sheet prints
  • 121 Würzburg thesis sheets
  • 394 exlibris
  • Around 60,000 old and special prints from the 16th century onwards, including
     
    • Around 600 pamphlets from the Reformation …

    ... and many private book collections, such as
     
    • 7,313 volumes from the Horn collection (rare functional literature from the 16th – 19th centuries)
    • Around 5,800 volumes from the Schönlein collection (medical history and geography from the 15th century onwards)
    • Around 670 volumes from the Asbeck collection (splendid illustrated works from the late 18th century and early 19th century in contemporary covers)


Painted (or printed) …

  • Around 1,600 graphics, historic maps and drawings