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    Book from 1494 found at antique roadshow type fundraiser


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    Wow. Genuine incunabula.

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    Oh wow! What an amazing story.
    I'm torn between wanting to keep something like that in my family and donating it to be preserved for posterity.
    "Life's splendor forever lies in wait about each one of us in all its fullness, but veiled from view, deep down, invisible, far off. It is there, though, not hostile, not reluctant, not deaf. If you summon it by the right word, by its right name, it will come."
    - Kafka
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    According to Wiki, approximately 400 Latin and 300 German copies of Nuremberg Chronicle have survived into the 21st c.



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