Christmas Presents for Manuscript Lovers
It's been another hectic year in the British Library's Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts section. We hope that you have enjoyed reading this blog (and continue to do so), and that you derive great pleasure from seeing some of the manuscripts that we look after.
In case you are still chasing last-minute Christmas gifts for manuscript lovers, here is a small selection of items relating to our collections.
Love Letters: 2000 Years of Romance, by Andrea Clarke (British Library, 2011), priced Â£10.
Royal Manuscripts: The Genius of Illumination, edited by Scot McKendrick, John Lowden & Kathleen Doyle (British Library, 2011), the catalogue of our hugely successful Royal exhibition in 2011-12, priced Â£40.
Magna Carta: Manuscripts and Myths, by Claire Breay (British Library, 2011), priced Â£7.95.
Beowulf: Treasures in Focus, by Julian Harrison (British Library, 2009), priced Â£3.99.