Rare and oldest gems from Goa Central Library

Dhiraj Harmalkar

Baldi Super Codice (1539) oldest book existing in the Central Library Panjim which consists of religious rules.

The oldest book | Central Library Panjim | All pics: Dhiraj Harmalkar

Bibliotheoa Publica of Nova Goa (bibliography of the pictures and places where they are clicked in Goa during pre-liberation era)

Bibliography from the old book| Central Library Panjim

This book contains oldest records, bye-laws, rules of the temples of Goa during the Portuguese era.

Book on Bye-Laws| Central Library Panjim

Cronica Constitucional De Goa (1835) consists various constitutional rules of those times.

Book on the Constitutional rules| Central Library Panjim

Constituicoes do Arcebispado de Goa (1643) Peter Puran (inprint), which comprises constitutional law of the Archdiocese of Goa, printed at Old Goa.

Old book on the constitutional law 'Peter Puran'| Central Library| Panjim

Constituicoes do Arcebispado de Goa, Dom Gasper de Leao Pereira (1567) book is the constitution of the Archdiocese of Goa drafted in 1567 when Don Gasper de Leao Pereira was the Archbishop.

Constitution of Archdiocese of Goa| Central Library Panjim

Discurso Sobre a Vinda de Jesu Christo (1654) is written by Fr Thomas Stephen (Krista Puran) which is written in Roman Konkani.

Rare book|Krista puran|Central library Panjim