Rare book worth Dh11 million can now be viewed at Abu Dhabi Book Fair

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Abu Dhabi Book Fair showcases rare book worth Dh11M

Visitors can now view valuable sets of rare books and manuscripts dated back to ancient times as some of the showcase highlights at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF).

The international book fair featured different kinds of books from different participating libraries, collectors, and book establishments.

The French Librairie Clavreuil joins the fair for the second time while showcasing a book with drawings of rare birds dated 1550 and is valued at Dh11 million.

Daniel Crouch Rare Books participates in the book fair for the third time with their exhibits featuring 53 pieces including a globe created by Vincenzo Coronelli in 1688 and now worth Dh9.5 million, a Dh500,000 worth Chart case with photos of the 1888 Abu Dhabi port discovered from Queen Victoria’s Royal Yacht Victoria and Albert II.

Dom Emisyjny Manuscriptum from Poland has prepared 200 copies of rare manuscripts valued at Dh45,000 each and a rare book signed by Leonardo da Vinci worth US$500 million and is currently owned by Bill Gates.

Le Prince Art Consultancy in Sharjah joined the ADIBF for the second time and showcased rare books dating from 1508 to 1931.

The ADIBF is currently running from May 23 to May 29 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) and has hosted the participation from more than 1,130 publishers coming from 80 countries. KSO/Expat Media


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