Kings library @ the British Library - one of my favourite places

The King’s Library, British Library, St Pancras, London by Chris John Beckett (And you thought NY was the biggest) :)

The British Library near Kings Cross St.Pancras - London, England                                                                                                                                                                                 More

A favourite place to research where libraries can still be quiet and no eating allowed! The British Library near Kings Cross St.

TREASURES OF THE BRITISH LIBRARY, LONDON, WITH KIDS - Where Jo Goes

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The British Travel Bucket List For Booklovers: The British Library at St. Pancras, London. #reading #books #britain

The British Travel Bucket List For Booklovers

The British Travel Bucket List For Booklovers, featuring the British Library at St.

The British Library in London is a must visit for any book lover!                                                                                                                                                                                 More

12 essential places in Britain for book lovers

Here are 12 spots in Britain for bookworms, including Hay-on-Wye, Oxford, Dickens' Kent and Bronte territory.

Royal 10 E IV, f. 3, Mermaid and merman

Clare- you never here about mermen,typical, well here they are folks. Border in a medieval manuscript with a mermaid and merman. British Library Royal MS 10 E IV Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (t.

Yinka Shonibare's 10,000 batik-covered books - Creative Review

Yinka Shonibare's 10,000 batik-covered books

The British Library’ - batik-covered books by Yinka Shonibare, British-Nigerian artist living in London. Commissioned for Brighton Festival, May

Rabbit blowing a horn. Among the marginal creatures populating medieval manuscripts musical animals are fairly common.

Awake the Trumpets Lofty Sound Petrus Comestor, Historia scholastica (Ashridge Petrus Comestor), England ca. British Library, Royal 3 D VI, fol.

A medieval view of Britain, one of four surviving maps by Matthew Paris, historian and cartographer at St Albans Abbey, [London, British Library, MS Cotton Claudius D VI, f. 12v]. It once belonged to a manuscript of the Abbreviatio Chronicorum of Matthew Paris, dating from the 1250s. Other maps of Britain by Matthew Paris in two other St Albans' manuscripts held at the British Library, Royal MS 14 C VII and Cotton MS Julius D VII, and in another at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (MS 16).

A medieval view of Britain, one of four surviving maps by Matthew Paris…

A man catching bees in a bag.  British Library, Stowe MS 17, Folio 148r  (how crazy was that?)

A man catching bees in a bag. British Library, Stowe MS Folio (how crazy was that?

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