Consortium of European Research Libraries Thesaurus

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CERL Thesaurus
Consortium of European Research Libraries
The CERL Thesaurus contains names of persons, corporate bodies, places and printers/publishers recorded in books or other material printed during the hand-press era (1450 - ca. 1830). Authority files contributed by CERL member libraries and other libraries/projects concentrating on the history of the book are brought together and made searchable in one single system. The CERL Thesaurus currently comprises 724,857 records (14 December 2009).
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