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Issued on 7 March 2007  The first Book printed in Finnish          (Finland)




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Issued on 13 October 2009 on the 120th anniversary of the newspaper L'Unione Sarda        (Italy)



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Issued on 21 February 2011                  (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
400th anniversary of the first printed book in the national language of Bosnia & Herzegovina




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Issued on 14 October 1997 for the 311th anniversary of publication of Wastne Testament       (Estonia)

The "Wastne Testament" was the first translation of the Bible's New Testament into the South Estonian dialect, by Andreas Verginius in 1686.



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Issued on 16 September 2010 for the 550th birth anniversary of Bozidar Vukovic     (Montenegro)

Bozidar Vukovic (c. 1460 — c. 1539) was one of the first printers of Serbian books in Montenegro. He founded the famous Vukovic printing house in Venice.




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Issued on 17 January 1994 for the 500th anniversary of the printing of the Cetinje Oktoech    (Yugoslavia)

Cetinje Octoechos is an Orthodox liturgical book, printed in 1494 in Cetinje. Printed in two instalments, its first volume contains hymns to be sung in the first four tones of the Octoechos system of musical modes, and hymns for the remaining four tones are included in the second volume.



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Tbilisi (Georgia) was named  World Book Capital for the year 2021. To celebrate Georgia issued three stamps in a series Tbilisi, World Book Capital 2021 (2022)

First Printed Book In Georgia, 1709        Stamp and mini-sheet




Anthim the Iberian is shown on the stamp. He trained Georgians in the art of printing, and cut the type with which his pupil Mihail Ishtvanovitch and he printed the first Georgian Gospels (Tiflis, 1709). The first page of which is shown on the mini-sheet

First Scientific Book Printed in Georgia, 1721     Stamp and mini-sheet




Vakhtang VI of Kartli is shown on the stamp. Ayat - The Book Of Knowledge Of Opus. The First Scientific Book printed in Tblisi, Georgia in 1721

First Futuristic Publication Printed In Georgia, 1924       Stamp and mini-sheet




H2SO4 was the name of the first Futuristic Publication printed In Georgia, 1924


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Issued on 27 April 2005 to celebrate 450 years of first Albanian Language book

The oldest published book in Albanian is Meshari (1555; "The Liturgy," or "The Missal") by the Roman Catholic prelate Gjon Buzuku.



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Issued on 4 November 1976 on the 100th birth anniversary of Ignác Bogár.        (Hungary)



At the beginning of the century, he was one of the leaders of the trade union of printers, and later the secretary of the trade union in Hungary.

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Issued on 20 May 2022 on the 500th anniverary of the first book published in Lithuania.



The first book published in Lithuanian was The Little Travel Book (1522). The Little Travel Book consists of the most important religious texts – the psalter, akathists (Orthodox prayer-hymns), and a short religious calendar.

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Issued on 16 December 1994 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the newspaper "Le Monde"        (New Caledonia)




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Issued on 5 May 2000 for the centenary of the newspaper Gorkhapatra.           (Nepal)



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Issued on 15 March 1994 to celebrate 150 years of the newspaper Zora Dalmatinska          (Croatia)



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Issued on 9 February 2021 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Al-Sabah newspaper      (Tunisia)



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Issued on 3 January 1961 to celebrate 300 years of the Polish Press                (Poland)

Merkuriusz Polski Ordynaryjny was the first Polish newspaper, published from 1661, first in Kraków, then in Warsaw.



The magazine Proletariat was established in Warsaw in 1883



"Rzeczpospolita" first issue 1944



On 23 July 1944, when the war had not yet ended, the first issue of Rzeczpospolita, a newspaper of the Polish Committee of National Liberation, was published in Chełm.



Issued on 15 June 2020 to celebrate 100 years of Rzeczpospolita newspaper which was originally founded as a daily newspaper of the conservative Christian National Party during interwar Poland.




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