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Do you know what a codex is ? What purpose does a "case" serve ? Don't hesitate to come and visit this very particular environment. A visit to this permanent exhibition retraces the history of books, from the first printing methods to typographic book production in Voltaire's time.

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Permanent exhibition

The workshop demonstrates the art of printing in the 18th century using a reconstructed wooden press of the type on which the first edition of Candide could have been printed.



Atelier du Livre
26 Grand'Rue
01210 Ferney-Voltaire
Tél. : +33 (0)4 50 28 06 08
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Bus F, stop 'Ferney-Voltaire-mairie"
Bus Y,  stop "Ferney-Voltaire-mairie"
Bus TER, stop "Ferney-centre"








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