‘Curiosa physica’ by Johann Otto von Hellwig. 1714. (Image: Ritman Library)
We’ve written about a lot of library digitization projects, but one of the more interesting collections to bring their books to the public is Amsterdam’s Ritman Library. Its collection of esoteric, religious, and philosophical manuscripts is based on the private collection of 20th-century businessman Joost Ritman, whose family made their fortune selling plastic tableware to airlines. And now, a good portion of the library’s core collection is online thanks to The Da Vinci Code author, Dan Brown.
In reality, the Ritman Library has been aiming …READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE & LEARN MORE HERE
Source:: My Modern Met