The British Library wants the St. Cuthbert Gospel book…

13/07/2011

British Library announces £9m campaign to acquire the St Cuthbert Gospel – the earliest intact European book

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* National Heritage Memorial Fund makes major grant of £4.5m
* Bid to save 7th century masterpiece for the nation
* Substantial grants offered by the Art Fund and other foundations
* £2.75 million still needed to acquire Gospel

The British Library has announced an ambitious fundraising campaign to acquire the St Cuthbert Gospel for the nation. Created in the 7th century and intimately associated with one of Britain’s foremost saints, the Gospel is the earliest surviving intact European book and one of the world’s most significant books.

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