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1850s Isle of Lewis Map Sale

We have just added some original 1850s Ordnance Survey 1st edition maps of the Isle of Lewis to our map sale.

The sheets available for sale are priced at £10.00 each, and are 160-167 years old. 131 more words


1864 Bird's Eye View of Glasgow: St. Mungo and St. Enoch

This is the second blog post in our series on our recently acquired 1864 bird’s eye view of Glasgow by Thomas Sulman. (The first blog post can be found… 1,235 more words


Budget 2015

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, presented his Budget to Parliament on 8th July 2015. This is the first Budget of the current Conservative Government following the pre-election Budget of the coalition Government presented on March 19th. 146 more words


Hand-coloured Geological maps for sale

We just added some beautiful hand-coloured geological Ordnance Survey map sheets to our map sale.

They are dated between 1899 and 1920, making them around 100 years old. 85 more words


1864 Bird's Eye View of Glasgow: The University of Glasgow

We have recently acquired a fantastic new addition to the library’s map collections; an original bird’s eye view of Glasgow viewed from the south-side of the Clyde and published in 1864. 765 more words


800 years since the signing of the Magna Carta

800 years ago today in 1215 the Magna Carta, or Great Charter, was signed in Runnymede Meadow, to the west of London. It set the foundations for ensuring that everyone is subject to the laws of the land, including royalty. 141 more words


Queens Speech and State Opening of Parliament 2015

Yesterday at the State Opening of Parliament the Queen delivered her address outlining the legislative agenda of the Conservative Government for the forthcoming parliamentary session. This is the first all-Conservative Queen’s Speech since 1996. 231 more words