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

Simon Armitage ‘Translating Gawain’ online exhibition

07/07/2014 15:31

With an introduction written by Armitage, this exhibition explores the creative process behind the work and allows us to trace the evolution of the poem across notebooks, loose sheets and printouts, g...


New Accessions - June 2014

30/06/2014 11:21

Once again we've busy in June with new acquisitions. We've acquired several interesting new books, one of which is Voltaire's 'The Age of Lewis XIV' printed in 1752 in two volumes. Voltaire was b...


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