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The Library has some of the UK's outstanding collections of rare books and manuscripts
New accessions - March 2014
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
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...