Rare books are joined together with manuscripts
An exhibition displaying a selection of the Bodleian Libraries most magnificent items. It features rare and renowned items including Tolkien’s illustrations from The Hobbit, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.
The ‘most expensive’ printed book in the world and the venerated Shikshapatri.
The exhibition presents some of the best of the 12 million items in the Bodleian’s collections and uniquely displays these treasures in 24 pairs. Familiar icons of the Libraries’ extraordinary holdings are shown alongside the less familiar, opening new avenues into the wealth of the Bodleian’s famous collections.
Into the wealth of the Bodleian’s famous collections.