The 16th century books: an example of a collection of rare and valuable books named the »Rara« from the Srečko Vilhar Public Library in Koper
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AbstractIn the article, the author presents the characteristics of 16th century books. These books are part of a bigger collection of rare and valuable books named the »Rara« from the Srečko Vilhar Public Library in Koper. The origins and history of printing, from its beginnings till the 17th century, in Istria and Koper, are also described. The characteristics of the books originating from the 16th century and the comparison with the incunabula are also given. From the Rara collection, summarized descriptions of 38 titles (33 volumes) of books are presented.