Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 March 2012

380 Pages | 368 Illustrations, colour

ISBN: 9780719087882

Bookseller Code (06)


The Library and archive collections of the University of Aberdeen

An introduction and description

Iain Beaven, Peter Davidson, and Jane Stevenson

Published by Manchester University Press

  • A fulsomely illustrated large-format five-colour 380 page publication revealing the library and collections of the University of Aberdeen
  • From Papyri to modern first editions, from Chaucerian manuscripts to those by Blake and Dickens, from cartographic holdings to modern paintings, this book presents a formidable collection of manuscripts and artefacts
  • Written by over thirty experts in their fields and edited by three esteemed academics this is a benchmark volume in academic publishing
  • The volume introduces one of the oldest continually-evolving academic library collections of the Anglophone world