Bibliothèque municipale de Nancy

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Public Library, Nancy, France, 2009

The Bibliothèque municipale de Nancy (est. 1750) is a public library in Nancy, France. It houses approximately 400,000 documents, books, maps, plans and prints. Polish king Stanisław Leszczyński began the collection in 1750.[1] The library is located in a 1769 building of the historical University of Nancy. At 43, rue Stanislas, it is close to the Place Stanislas and the Gare de Nancy-Ville.


Geography by Ptolemy, Latin manuscript of the early 15th century, scanned by the Library of Nancy
  1. ^ American Library Annual: 1914-1915. 

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Coordinates: 48°41′31″N 6°10′44″E / 48.69194°N 6.17889°E / 48.69194; 6.17889