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A Durning-Lawrence Testimonial

The name of Sir Edwin Durning-Lawrence (1837-1914) is connected primarily with his energetic exposition of the Baconian theory, the view that Sir Francis Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare. He has left a lasting testimonial to Senate House Library in the books he collected to support that theory, bequeathed by his wife: a collection rich in Elizabethan and Jacobean publications, gems among which include the first four Shakespeare folios.
1 Apr 2014
Dr Karen Attar

Private Presses in the Sterling Library: The Essex House Press

Continuing a collected as part of the Sterling Library, as books from this part of the collection are added to the online catalogue, brings us to one of the quintessential presses of the of the arts and crafts movement, The Essex House Press. One of the printer’s marks of the Essex House Press
28 Feb 2014
Tansy Barton

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