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SENATE HOUSE LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON. Ed. by Christopher Pressler and Karen Attar. Senate House Library, University of London, 2012. Published in association with Scala Publishers Ltd, London. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Antique Collectors' Club, Easthampton. 136 pp. with 190 ills. (168 col.). 28 x 24 cm. ISBN 9781857597905 In English.
Presents 60 diverse treasures drawn from the library's important collections, including a 14th-century illuminated manuscript, rare copies of early printed books, exquisitely illustrated tomes devoted to geography, botany and natural history, and other assorted items chosen for their rarity or special significance to the history of the university and its library, among them letters from Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, illustrations by Walter Crane for a book of fairy tales, manuscripts by such celebrated figures as Tennyson and Byron, and the degree certificate for one of the University of London's earliest female graduates.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — Several Periods — Books/Illustration/Printing
Plans: 73,75,68
Worldwide Number: 077641
Hardcover $40.00    

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