Original editions of books by Laurence Sterne, Jonathan Swift and Alexander Pope are currently on display in the showcase in Special Collections (level 12 of the Library). We are highlighting these writers to complement a conference being organised by the… Read More ›
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Special Collections holds significant early examples of works by the great English poet, Geoffrey Chaucer (c 1340-1400). These include fifteenth century manuscript and illustrated printed copies of The Canterbury Tales and the only extant manuscript copy of The Romaunt of… Read More ›