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CABS book of the month – October

Tuesday, 28 September, 2010 by Book Library Team

A review in the magazine Nature of Studies in the history and method of science, described Charles Singer’s book as “a notable contribution to certain branches of medical history and evolution.”1 We, in the Book Library, didn’t realize we had … Continue reading

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CABS book of the month – July

Thursday, 1 July, 2010 by Book Library Team

Coinciding with the current London exhibition – Treasures of Lambeth Palace Library (17 May-23 July 2010) – July’s CABS book-of-the-month is a full-colour fascimile of the Lambeth Apocalypse (manuscript 209 in Lambeth Palace Library). The Lambeth Apocalypse is a richly-illustrated … Continue reading

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CABS book of the month – June

Tuesday, 1 June, 2010 by Book Library Team

This item from Special Collections is from the archive collection of Stella Mary Newton and is not a book at all. It is an invoice dated 15 May 1934 when Stella was still Stella Mary Pearce and had her own … Continue reading

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Current awareness, Artists files revealed

Thursday, 20 May, 2010 by Book Library Team

What is it? It is a web-based directory of institutional holdings of artists files compiled by the Art Libraries Society of North America. Researchers can browse the collection statements of various institutions and find links to further institutional resources. What … Continue reading

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Special Collections newsletter

Tuesday, 11 May, 2010 by Book Library Team

The latest edition of the Book Library’s Special Collections Newsletter is now available. Click on the title of this post to learn more. Erica Foden-Lenahan Special Collections Librarian

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CABS book of the month – May

Tuesday, 27 April, 2010 by Book Library Team

In honour of the Sotheby’s sale Trésors du Coffre Vollard, the Special Collections Book-of-the-month is Ambroise Vollard’s biography of Paul Cézanne. Vollard was a art dealer, who died in 1939. The sale features works by Derain, Cézanne, and Picasso, among … Continue reading

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Fire proof book arrives on exchange

Wednesday, 14 April, 2010 by Book Library Team

Thanks to our exchange partners at the Belvedere gallery in Vienna, we are preparing to accession an exhibition catalogue with a very special feature – a flame-retardant, fully recyclable textile cover! The catalogue celebrates the work of a group of … Continue reading

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