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09 October 2015 European studies
Taking into account Lenin’s great admiration for the Library of the British Museum, and the fact that he donated several of his books to other European libraries it is surprising to find only four donations recorded in the British Museum’s...
09 October 2015 Asian and African studies
The Chinese collections at the British Library consist of more than 100,000 printed books and 2,500 periodical titles. The material has been acquired or donated to the British Library since the Department of Printed Books in the British Museum was...
08 October 2015 English and Drama
by Debbie Cox, Lead Curator of Contemporary British Publications at the British Library. National Poetry Day gives us the opportunity to showcase the wonderful array of poetry pamphlets submitted recently for the Michael Marks Awards. The Awards, in which the...
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