Scrapbooking

25 February 2020 by

Anyone who has been on a tour of our Library will likely be familiar with the Royal Society ‘Scrapbook’, a…

Idle hands

21 January 2020 by

Care for the removal of fingers, Yakuza style? Then try scribbling in a book under the eyes of a reading…

Picture perfect

10 December 2019 by

We’re on the countdown to Christmas! If the arrival of December has surprised you too, and you’re reading this thinking…

Above the clouds

29 October 2019 by

A recent enquiry led me to our Manuscripts General series for a volume I was unfamiliar with: MS/626, the ‘Tenerife…