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Treasures

The Special Collections of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Distributed for University of Wales Press

Treasures

The Special Collections of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David

The history of the book through the library at the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David.
 
The oldest institution of higher education in Wales, the University of Wales Trinity Saint David boasts a remarkable collection of rare manuscripts, early books, and illuminated volumes. Donated by various benefactors, including the university’s founder Bishop Thomas Burgess, many of these artifacts are unlike any held elsewhere in the world. Treasures offers a lavishly illustrated tour through the Roderick Bowen Library’s most significant holdings guided by scholars whose appreciation for the works are unrivaled. Spanning seven centuries of printing, this collection offers a unique journey through the history of the book.

184 pages | 75 color plates, 25 halftones | 7 1/2 x 9 3/4

History: British and Irish History


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