Tag: Rare books

CityLibrary makes History

Image of postcards and a bookmark featuring images from the Archive

On Tuesday, November 27th, CityLibrary will take part in History Day for the first time. History Day is an annual event at Senate House bringing together¬†libraries, archives and associated organisations to create a programme of drop-in talks and a fair designed to inspire and support researchers. CityLibrary staff will have a stall in the main…Continue Reading CityLibrary makes History

From the archives: Decline and Fall

Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire One of the gems of our rare books collection is a complete copy of Edward Gibbon’s Decline and Fall¬†of the Roman Empire which was published in 1789. It’s a six volume work. Each volume is split in two making twelve books in total. The complete work covers the…Continue Reading From the archives: Decline and Fall