rare books

Book Marks

We’ve recently blogged about how examining physical marks in surviving old books can give us clues about whether they have been read or not. In this guest blog, Allie Newman, a current postgraduate student in Information, Management and Preservation, discusses a few other… Read More ›

Happy birthday, Shakespeare!

This is a guest post by Allie Newman, currently a postgraduate student in Information, Management and Preservation. In September Allie will commence a PhD at the University entitled “Fine Conservation: Tracing the Influence of the Bindery of Douglas Cockerell & Son” Happy… Read More ›

Venetian book illustration

Guest blogpost by Filipa do Rosario Andre, a junior honours History of Art student on placement in Special Collections. Filipa has been identifying examples of 16th and 17th century Venetian book illustration in our collections. Senior lecturer in Art History… Read More ›

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