Archives for July 2018

St Bride’s Library opening times in August

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 1 August and Wednes­day 15 August 12 noon – 8pm. The library is open on the first and third Wednes­day of each month. Please email in advance ( to let the library know that you intend to vis­it as space in the Read­ing Room is lim­it­ed. There is […]

Scottish fine bindings viewable online

The Nation­al Library of Scot­land have made dig­i­tal images of 42 vol­umes of ‘The British Poets’ series, pub­lished in Edin­burgh in 1773. The set con­tains a selec­tion of key works by British poets writ­ten in the 17th and 18th cen­turies, and was bound by James Scott of Edin­burgh. Scott was one of the finest bookbinders […]