Institut de France. Bibliothèque Mazarine. Fondée en 1643 par le Cardinal Mazarin. Rattachée en 1661 au Collège des Quatre Nations devenue en 1789 propriété nationale. La Bibliothèque Mazarine est la plus ancienne bibliothèque publique de France. Bibliothèque Spoelberch de Lovenjoul.

English translation: "Institut de France. Mazarine Library. Founded in 1643 by Cardinal Mazarin. Attached in 1661 to the Collège des Quatre Nations, which became a national property in 1789. The Mazarine Library is the oldest public library in France. Spoelberch Library of Lovenjoul. [AWS Translate]"
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