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Early printed books at Cardiff.

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Early printed books at Cardiff.

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An exceptionally rich and varied collection of o books ranging from 15th century incunabula to 20th century fine press books. Because of its aspirations to become home to a national library for Wales, from the late 19th century onward Cardiff City Council built.

The Caxton Celebration () Next meeting: 21st September / Room / pm. Very little of William Caxton’s early life is known, though biographers have made an effort to speculate based on the family name of Caxton (and ‘Causton’), which has connections to the Kent area.

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