Bibliophiles and Bibliothieves: The Search for the by Opritsa D. Popa,Winder McConnell

By Opritsa D. Popa,Winder McConnell

In Bibliophiles and Bibliothieves, Opritsa Popa has documented what may possibly justifiably be defined because the so much celebrated case of looting of 2 German cultural treasures by means of a member of the U.S. military on the finish of worldwide conflict II and their next odyssey throughout either an ocean and a continent: the pilfering from a cellar in undesirable Wildungen of the ninth-century Liber Sapientiae, containing the 2 leaves of the oldest extant German heroic poem, the outdated excessive German Hildebrandslied, besides the fourteenth-century illuminated Willehalm codex, either one of which were faraway from the kingdom Library in Kassel for cover from bombing raids.

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