A leaf of fragmented manuscript text survives inside a 17th century binding
Get the magnifying class! These miniature books from the Bolton range in size from 5 cm all the way down to 0.5 mm
A closer look at a 16thC roll binding from the Bolton Library
‘Thirty year ago, I lost the advantage of daily access to the Bodleian Library…’
Scholar’s bindings were put together with the materials available, without access to bookbinding training, techniques or tools.
A list of materials and video tutorial demonstrating how to make an Irish Scholar’s Notebook at home
The Bolton Library comprises almost two-thirds of a kilometre of shelving
A contemporary reference to a new invention… on the penultimate leaf!
Introduction to the Bolton Library Collection at UL
A reindeer from this 1704 History of Lapland, Bolton Library
The nativity depicted in this inital letter, 1550, Bolton Library
Description of Holly and Ivy from Christopher Merrett’s work, 1667