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John Rylands Library, Manchester; a brief historical descripion of the library and its contents

John Rylands Library, Manchester.

John Rylands Library, Manchester; a brief historical descripion of the library and its contents

illustrated with thirty-seven views and facsimiles.

by John Rylands Library, Manchester.

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Published by Univ. Press in Manchester .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination73 p. pl., facs.
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15340732M

Welcome to The John Rylands Library. For those who set eyes on The John Rylands Library for the first time, ‘library’ might not be the first word that comes to mind. This masterpiece of Victorian Gothic architecture looks more like a castle or cathedral. When John Rylands died in he was one of Manchester’s most successful.   The John Rylands Library: Amazing historical buildings - See 5, traveler reviews, 2, candid photos, and great deals for Manchester, UK, at Tripadvisor.5/5(K).

The John Rylands Library, Manchester, United Kingdom. K likes. Welcome to The John Rylands Library. Free to visit and open 7 days a week, it was created more than years ago as a gift to /5(). Originally opened to the public on January 1, , today the John Rylands Library is part of the University of Manchester’s library system and houses over , books and more a million.

September Tue 10 Sep, 2pm. Booking: Please press here to book with eventbrite.. The John Rylands Library is one of the world’s greatest libraries – Manchester’s No. 1 attraction on TripAdvisor – thanks to the astonishing collection that includes first editions of Shakespeare’s Sonnets, the largest number of works printed by William Caxton, Britain’s first publisher and many.   A magnificent building with a neo-gothic style found in the area of Deansgate in central Manchester, may be considered to act as the parliament building, a palace, a museum or even a church, but in fact the building was a library. John Rylands Library, the library name, is a building dedicated to the memory of John Rylands, a businessman and.


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The John Rylands Library Manchester: A Brief Historical Description of the Library and Its Contents, Illustrated with Thirty-Seven Views and Facsimiles by Guppy, Henry (intro.). The Bulletin of the John Rylands University Library of Manchester (first published in and until known as the Bulletin of the John Rylands Library) is the most important of the Library's publications.

For many years each issue included a 'Notes and News' section containing details of each important collection as soon as it had been acquired. The John Rylands Library is free to visit public Library and open seven days a week.

Discover more about our collections, historic architecture and upcoming events, tours and exhibitions. A brief historical description of the library and its contents, with catalogue of the selection of early printed Greek and Latin classics exhibited on the occasion of the visit of the Classical association in October, MCMVI.

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The John Rylands University Library is part of The University of Manchester. Its Special Collections are housed in the historic, Grade 1-listed John Rylands Library, on Deansgate in the heart of Manchester, which has just reopened after a major three-year restoration and development project.

It is open to the public free of charge. The John Rylands library, Manchester: a brief historical description of the library and its contents, with catalogue of a selection of manuscripts and printed books exhibited on the occasion of the visit of the Congregational union of England and Wales in October, MCMXII.

The John Rylands Library is a late-Victorian neo-gothic building and our very own piece of history in Manchester. It opened to the public in as an homage to its namesake. Recently, the library has become part of the University of Manchester's library system.

The John Rylands Library Manchester: a brief his- torical description of the library and its contents, with catalogue of the selection of early printed Greek and Latin classics exhibited on the occasion of the visit of the Classical Associa- tion in October, MCMVI. [By H. Guppy.] Manchester.

The John Rylands Library, Manchester: Hours, Address, The John Rylands Library Reviews: /5 young as it looks like a scene from harry potter gift shop staff very friendly and knowledgeable about the building and its history good photo op places within a student at the University told me she had heard the John Ryland Library was like /5(K).

The John Rylands library: a brief historical description of the library and its contents, with catalogue of a selection of manuscripts and printed books exhibited on the occasion of the visit of the congregational union of England and Wales in Octob.

When John Rylands died inhe was one of Manchester's most successful industrialists with a personal fortune of £million. The library was commissioned in by his wife Enriqueta Rylands in memory of her late husband.

This world class collection includes the oldest known piece of the New Testament, the St John Fragment. Get this book in print. AbeBooks; Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, Volume 6 John Rylands Library Full view - Page 43 - THE JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY: A brief description of the building and its contents, with a descriptive list of the works exhibited in the main library.

Printed for private circulation. Volume 16 Library notes and news, January () Wright, J D: Some unpublished letters to and from Dr Johnson: from the originals now in the posession of the John Rylands Library.

() Zamick, M: Three dialogues by Hester Lynch Thrale: from the hitherto unpublished original manuscript now in the posession of the John Rylands Library. The library was also one of the first buildings in Manchester to use electric lighting, and produced its own power via an onsite generator until Originally opened to the public on January 1,today the John Rylands Library is part of the University of Manchester’s library system and houses overbooks and more a million.The John Rylands Library, Manchester: Hours, Address, The John Rylands Library Reviews: /5.

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