British Library

November 15, 2022
As bibliomysteries go, the first paragraph of
November 4, 2022
The British Library has announced its coming exhibitions for 2023 which feature a number of items which will interest Fine Books readers.
October 21, 2022
London, British Library - Chinese and British (November 18, 2022 – April 23, 2023).
May 4, 2022
An exhibition at the British Library opening later this month showcases the role gold has played in the production of some of the world’s finest manuscripts, from book covers and illuminations to w
March 23, 2022
At a time when most fictional detectives seem to have some kind of unusual quirk, terrible relationship history, or appalling skeleton in the closet, it’s nice to come across the virtuous and jolly
December 15, 2021
As we noted in our autumn 2020 article, “Beethoven at 250,” published on the occasion of the composer’s semiquincentennial, the Bri
October 27, 2021
If you’ve ever wondered what it was like to be at the controversial sale of the Luttrell Psalter in 1929, a virtual reenactment of two famous auctions will give you a glimpse.  
September 29, 2021
It’s always reassuring to discover other readers who revel in their bibliophilia.
February 22, 2021
London — The Lindisfarne Gospels, the most spectacular surviving manuscript from Anglo-Saxon England, will go on display in the North East on loan from the British Libr
December 29, 2020
While no one is sorry to see 2020 go, we are excited to take one last look at our top ten stories of the year.