The naturalist and artist Maria Sibylla Merian died 300 years ago this month, on 13 January 1717. We commemorate her death by featuring her work on European insects here.
This year’s Features of the Month celebrate books published in the same year as Shakespeare’s first four folios: 1623, 1632, 1664 and 1685. This is the final book in the series, the third of three books featured from 1685.
Senate House Library's first edition of Salome, published in Paris, is in the exhibition 'Oscar Wilde: L'impertinant absolu' at Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux Arts de la Ville de Paris until January, 2017.
An interview with Clara Tait - the winner of this year's Anthony Davis Book Collecting Prize (2016).
Highlighting one of Senate House Library's radical special collections, the Ron Heisler Collection, and the folk music content found within it.