A new exhibition at Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries takes a look at the touchy-feely aspect of books from medieval times to the present day.
June 7, 2022
December 28, 2021
Manuscripts, early prints, maps, and other treasures from the Bodleian Libraries’ collections in Oxford are on show in a new exhibition examining how 600 years of Anglo-Dutch history have affected
December 14, 2021
Book collecting prizes for students have restarted in the UK after a Covid-enforced lapse.
December 1, 2021
The earliest known child’s letter to Santa Claus in Britain was sent in 1895 from a child in Lincolnshire addressed to ‘Father Christmas, The North Pole, G.P.O,’ but by the early 1900s thousands of
October 14, 2021
Four hundred years ago, Oxford scholar Robert Burton published what some now consider the ‘grandfather of all self-help manuals,’ The Anatomy of Melancholy.
August 26, 2021
Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries announced last week a significant milestone in its digitization initiative.
May 27, 2021
Earlier this month, with spring in the air, the Bodleian Libraries at Oxford University debuted its new exhibition, Roots to Seeds
May 5, 2021
The latest issue of Strand magazine features a previously unpublished Raymond Chandler article discovered in a shoebox at the Bodleian Library at Oxford University.
June 23, 2020
Among the exhibitions that agile curators have successfully adapted for online consumption is the excellent The Art of Adverti
April 2, 2020
Although the real world has paused in its celebration of fine books and collections, it is still very much possible to find delights online. Here are five suggestions: