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Bibliotheca Academiae Vilnensis

A collection shaped by centuries of history, is one of the most valuable stocks in the library. It contains books from the personal collections of Sigismund Augustus, Georgius Albinius, Walerian Protasewicz, Ostafi Wołłowicz, Sapieha and Pac family and other university professors and alumni. This stock, which has an intrinsic historical-cultural value, collects educational literature (textbooks), canon and civil law treatises, various dictionaries and encyclopaedias, studies of other countries and general history, natural sciences, architecture, art and music publications. After the university was closed in 1832, a large part of the collection was transported to Russia and was returned only in 1950’s. The books are kept in accordance with the old historical call numbers. It is speculated that the majority of the stock is the work of Vilnius bookbinders.


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    COMITIA HONORUM Et Aviti Splendoris PALATINAS ad ÆDES Post peractos fortunatâ Coronide in Corde Regni ad Lechici Orbis tranquillitate[m] Pacificationis Conve[n]tus Sub Triumphalem Ingressus Pompam Illustrissimi ac Excellentissimi Domini D. JOANNIS LUDOVICI de Bròél PLATER PALATINI LIVONIÆ Inter publicos sui Ducatus Plausus Totiusq[ue] Palæmonij Orbis Festiva Gaudia CELEBRATA â Devinctissima PLATERIANO Nomini et Honori Residentia Düneburgensi Soc[ietatis] JESU Panegyrico applausu PROMULGATA Anno Domini 1736
    BAV 5.1.42/1
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