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      The Black Diamond (Royal Danish Library) - Copenhagen, Denmark

    • Kerri Keil

      The Danish Royal Library is the national library of Denmark and was founded in 1648 by King Frederik III. The library holds all works that have been printed in Denmark since the 17th century, and nearly every Danish book ever written resides in the library, back to the first Danish book that was printed in 1482. The Danish Royal Library is the largest library in the Nordic countries. Many significant works are held here, including the correspondence of Hans Christian Anderson, historical maps of

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      Black Diamond, Royal Danish Library, Copenhagen © Den Sorte Diamant/WikiCommons

    • Catherine St-Pierre

      Den Sorte Diamant 1 - Royal Library, Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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