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600 YEARS OF BOOK COLLECTING, ISSUE 6: ARTS — COMING SOON!!

The sixth issue of 600 Years of Book Collecting will be available for sale from the Main Library next Wednesday, the 12th of March. This issue, the third of this semester and the final installment of the series, looks at books from the Library’s collection which tell the story of “Arts” at St Andrews. The remote beauty of…

7 March 2014Events general information

600 YEARS OF BOOK COLLECTING, ISSUE 5: Geography & Exploration — COMING SOON!!

The fifth issue of 600 Years of Book Collecting will be available for sale from the Main Library next Wednesday, the 26th of February. This issue, the second of this semester, looks at books from the Library’s collection which tell the story of “Geography & Exploration” at St Andrews. The unique geographic nature of St Andrews, remote and…

21 February 2014Events general information

600 YEARS OF BOOK COLLECTING, ISSUE 4: Astronomy & Mathematics — COMING SOON!!

The fourth issue of 600 Years of Book Collecting will be available for sale from the Main Library next Wednesday, the 12th of February. This issue, the first of this semester, looks at books from the Library’s collection which tell the story of “Astronomy & Mathematics ” at St Andrews. Scholars at St Andrews have been looking to the…

7 February 2014Events general information

600 Years of Book Collecting, Limited Edition Boxed Set – now available!

The limited edition boxed set of 600 Years of Book Collecting is now available! Released on St Andrews Day, 2013, the boxed set brings together the all six issues of the University Library’s publication in honour of the University of St Andrews’ 600th Anniversary. Each set comes housed in a beautifully crafted, fold-over box which…

10 December 2013collections highlights general information

600 Years of Book Collecting, Issue 3: Language & Literature — Coming Soon!!

The third issue of 600 Years of Book Collecting will be available for sale from the Main Library next Wednesday, the 30th of October. This issue, the last of the semester, looks at books from the Library’s collection which tell the story of “Language & Literature” at St Andrews. The teaching of languages has been…

25 October 2013Events general information

600 Years of Book Collecting, Issue 2: The Natural World — Coming Soon!!

The second issue of 600 Years of Book Collecting will be available for sale from the Main Library next Wednesday, the 16th of October. This issue is focused on books found in our collections on chemistry/alchemy, anatomy, plant and animal biology and natural phenomena; it is appropriately titled “The Natural World“! The University of St…

11 October 2013Events general information

600 Years of Book Collecting, Issue 1: Divinity & Politics — Coming Soon!!

What is 600 Years of Book Collecting? To commemorate the 600th anniversary of the founding of the University of St Andrews, the University Library has developed a six-part publication that is designed to promote its vast collection of printed books and the modern collection of its working library. Each copy of a book is a…

25 September 2013Events general information