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Publications

The Burgerbibliothek of Berne produces four series of publications, including the lavishly illustrated “Passepartout” series, in which it introduces objects and collections from its own holdings. All the publications can be purchased in bookshops or ordered by email from Stämpfli Buchhandlung

New publications 

  • Passepartout: Burgerbibliothek Bern (ed.), Durchblick. Umbau Archiv und Bibliotheksgebäude Münstergasse, Berne 2016 
  • Passepartout: Burgerbibliothek Bern (ed.), Carl Durheim. Wie die Fotografie nach Bern kam, Berne 2016
  • Burgerbibliothek Bern (ed.), Das Herbarium des Felix Platter. Die älteste wissenschaftliche Pflanzensammlung der Schweiz, Berne: Haupt Verlag 2016
  • Jeffrey Hamburger, Nigel F. Palmer (eds.), The Prayer Book of Ursula Begerin, 2 volumes, Dietikon-Zürich: Urs Graf Verlag 2015

 

Passepartout

Other series published by the Burgerbibliothek include: since 1953, Schriften (records) of the Burgerbibliothek of Berne, including monographs on Bernese history, art and culture; since 1962, Catalogues of the Burgerbibliothek of Berne and, since 1975, the Bibliography of Bernese history, which has been maintained by the Centre for Historic Collections of the University Library of Bern since 2010 and can be accessed via DigiBern.