Západoslovenské múzeum v Trnave

The History of Book Culture

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The museum administers a rich fund from the history of book culture. It consists mainly of historical prints (50 000 book units). They are sorted out chronologically (incunabula and prints of the 16th-20th centuries) and geographically (tyrnavica and slovacica). The fund also contains a large number of periodicals (7 000 units). The collection fund of the book culture history includes also the three-dimensional collection items (printing plates, printing machinery, bookbinding tools, materials, etc.) and relics of the regional literary history.