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Thousands of Wales' rare books saved

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BBC Wales Arts BBC Wales Arts | 13:57 UK time, Friday, 5 March 2010

Thousands of Wales' oldest and rarest books have been saved after a council threatened to sell them.

The 14,000 books, some of which date back to the 15th century, will now be moved to Cardiff University. The university, Welsh Assembly Government and the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales have donated £1.2m towards the transfer of the books.

Read more on the story on BBC Wales News online and browse our early Welsh literature section to learn about the long and impressive history of literature in Wales.


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