La Biblioteca dell’Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei e Corsiniana, founded by Frederico Cesi. (became the national academy of Italy by 1870s)

The library today

The library is divided into three sections: 1. Corsiniana section (which preserves its origin and contains first purchased books by Lorenzo Corsini, 2. the Academic section (the historical archive), 3. the Eastern section, established in 1924 as a result of the donation, by Leone Caetani, its rich library of Oriental Studies.

(text translated and adpated from : http://www.lincei.it/)

http://media.lincei.it/galleries/03_BIBLIOTECA_CORSINIANA/sala_lettura

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