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On June 26, the British Library will host "The Written Heritage of Mankind in Peril: Theft, Retrieval, Sale and Restitution of rare books, maps and manuscripts," a conference focused on the illegal tr
Children around the globe are no doubt rejoicing that Halloween falls on a Friday this year, giving them ample time to indulge in sugar-coated treats.
This week, the British Library

announced that for t
The British Library is delighted to host Jack Kerouac’s 120-foot manuscript scroll of On the Road in London for the first time as part of a
The British Library has announced an ambitious fundraising campaign to acquire the St Cuthbert Gospel for the nation.
The British Library’s major new exhibition Out of this World: Science Fiction but not as you know it reveals the imaginary worlds of the Brontë children. 
One of the enduring images of journalists ‘hard at work’ over a substantial meal followed by champagne and cigars has filtered down to us from Punch magazine in the mid-19th century, when weekly dinne
From yesterday's Guardian newspaper, an audio slideshow about publishing from Allen Lane
Opening on 30 April 2010, Magnificent Maps: Power, Propaganda and Art offers a rare chance to see an unrivalled collection of cartographic masterpieces