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Wonderful Things from 400 Years of Collecting

The Bodleian Library 1602–2002

In the four centuries since its foundation by Sir Thomas Bodley, the Oxford library that bears his name has become home to more than nine million volumes. In this celebratory survey 75 treasures are illustrated and described – not only printed books but also medieval manuscripts and maps, modern politicians’ papers and a 1950 issue of Dan Dare comic The Eagle.
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  • Publisher: Bodleian Library
  • Year: 2011
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 180pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 263x210mm
  • ISBN: 9781851240777
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.7kg
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