Leeds University Library

Special Collections

The Library has some of the UK's outstanding collections of rare books and manuscripts

Madlle La Chevaliere d'Eon de Beaumont fencing at Carlton House, 9th April 1787. From the Chevalier d'Eon Collection

New accessions - March 2014

02/04/2014 09:31

The exciting, Yorkshire based, collections which arrived last month are those of Opera North and Liz North, the novelist. Opera North was established in 1977 as the English National Opera North. It ai...


Three owners and a bookbinder

05/03/2014 12:30

Joseph Arnold (1782-1818) Our copy of the collected works of Francesco Petrarca printed in Venice in 1501 bears the autograph of one of its former owners, Joseph Arnold. Arnold was born in Bec...


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LULSpColl: Happy Easter to all our readers. Closed from 5pm today. We reopen at 9.00am on Wed 23rd April.

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LULSpColl: Was our caricaturist a wildlife lover? t.co/GTb8jSbY5y

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