The University has produced a new 61 page, pdf guide to the archives, manuscripts and printed books held by the University of Glasgow relating to major figures of the Scottish Enlightenment. It is presented as a handlist that details the… Read More ›
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The Hunterian Psalter is a twelfth century illuminated manuscript, thought to have been produced in England c. 1170. It is regarded as the greatest treasure of William Hunter’s (1718-83) magnificent library of books and manuscripts. This high quality volume of… Read More ›
This month we feature a de-luxe illuminated manuscript copy of the De Casibus Virorum Illustrium by Boccaccio. It is a compilation of moral stories about the tragic ends of famous men and women. This is a copy of a version… Read More ›