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The oldest book printed says it should be given to whoever wants it

  1. Apr 25, 2008 #1
    Here is the fascinating account of Aurel Stein's discovery of the Diamond Sutra, the first printed book and how the oldest book ended up in London. Here is a fascinating account of the explorer Aurel Stein who found the world's most treasured set of manuscripts. The most amazing thing of all is that the oldest printed book (the diamond sutra) says it ought to be given to whoever wishes to own it.
    I found the story of Aurel Stein in a travel magazine but this post does not let me attach the url for the story I wanted to share with you guys! Says I have to make fifteen posts! So you have to re-copy the following with the http: // and www

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    detail?articleId=12061&pageNumber=1
     
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  3. Apr 25, 2008 #2

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  5. Apr 25, 2008 #4
    Thanks. Even though its from a travel magazine the account of how stein brought the manuscripts to London is fascinating.
     
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