Senate House Library, University of London (BOK)

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With over quarter of a million printed items in its special collections, not to mention archives and manuscripts, Senate House Library is among the largest university repositories for early printed books in the United Kingdom. Strengths cover areas as diverse as English literature, magic, mathematical history, and the Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature is internationally renowned. Individual gems range from mediaeval manuscripts to books printed by William Caxton, Shakespeare's First Folio,and a presentation copy of Das Kapital. The sixty rare items featured here include a unique fourteenth-century eye-witness account of the Hundred Years War, manuscript drawings by Walter Crane, and Byron's unfinished, unpublished draft for the end of Don Juan. A handwritten letter from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a roll depicting the funeral of Anne of Cleves in 1557, the sole extant copy of a shorthand manual from 1673, and annotations by Thomas Carlyle join the roll-call of treasures.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forlag
ISBN 9781857597905 Antall sider 136
Dimensjoner 23cm x 27cm x 1,9cm Vekt 1025 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Christopher Pressler, Karen Attar
Emner og form Social & cultural history, Exhibition catalogues & specific collections