Monthly Archives: November 2011

Closing Exhibition 7th-19th of december 2011

An exhibition of some of the conserved rare and historic books from the Derry and Raphoe Diocesan Library will be held in the Chapter House Museum of St Columb’s Cathedral from December 7th to December 19th 2011. This exhibition marks … Continue reading

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Turner Prize 2011@ Baltic

I was in Newcastle-upon-Tyne at the weekend and I happened to go to the Baltic in Gateshead where the 2011 Turner prizeĀ is being held. After 30 minutes queuing, I finally got in and was shown into 4 rooms, one dedicated … Continue reading

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Signed on the cover!

Going through the shelf in the Rare Books Room this morning, I came across this lovely limp vellum binding, a 1573 Italian-Latin dictionary printed in Bologna. Jenny, Joe and I were quite surprise to find that Ezekiel HopkinsĀ had signed the … Continue reading

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