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Hidden Treasures: The Unusual Binding of “Flora Sibirica”

This article is part of our year-long “Hidden Treasures” series in which Alyssa B. Young, Special Collections Librarian, features notable works in the BRIT rare book collection. As you look through the shelves in our rare book room, you see rows and … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures: Alexander von Humboldt and the Scientific Discovery of America

This article is part of our year-long “Hidden Treasures” series in which Alyssa B. Young, Special Collections Librarian, features notable works in the BRIT rare book collection. BRIT Reads, our monthly bookclub, recently enjoyed Andrea Wulf’s bestseller The Invention of Nature: Alexander … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures: Curtis’s Botanical Magazine

This article is the first of our year-long “Hidden Treasures” series in which Alyssa B. Young, Special Collections Librarian, features notable works in the BRIT rare book collection. One of the treasures of BRIT’s rare book collection is Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, a … Continue reading

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