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Library book returned to British school 120 years late 55 minutes ago

Library book returned to British school 120 years late

HEREFORD, England, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A long overdue library book was returned to a British school nearly 12 decades after it was originally checked out. Professor Arthur Boycott, a former student who attended Hereford Cathedral School from 1886 to ... UPI, 13 hours ago

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British woman returns book to library after 130 years

Some 130 years after her grandfather borrowed a book from his school library, a woman in the UK has returned it with an apology letter, saying your former pupil appears to have stolen it. Alice Gillett, 77, came across a copy of The Microscope and ...
 Chandigarh Tribune20 hours ago
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Once lost, centuries-old Japanese play to be performed in Great Britain

A centuries-old Japanese play with only one original copy still remaining that is now kept in the British Library in London is to be performed in Great Britain for the first time in June next year. Columbia University professor emeritus and ...
 Mainichi Daily News4 days ago The 20th century in 200 maps  The Hindu1 week ago
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British Library Jaipur Lit Fest to bring Magna Carta to India in 2017

The British Library and the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) have come together in a new partnership to host a series of events in Jaipur and London during 2017, with the former loaning a facsimile of the 1215 Magna Carta to be on display at the JLF ...
 Weekly Voice2 days ago British Library, Jaipur Lit Fest to bring Magna Carta to India in 2017  News Track India6 days ago Magna Carta to Tour In India  Asian Lite6 days ago See facsimile of 1215 Magna Carta at Jaipur Lit Fest  Times of India5 days ago

Blake's Dahl portraits to go on display

Portraits of some of Roald Dahl's best-known characters are to go on display at the British Library. The pictures have been drawn by Sir Quentin Blake to mark the 100th anniversary of the author's birth. The featured characters in the ...
 BBC1 week ago What Rospa posters say about the changing face of Britain  BBC1 week ago

Not as good as P&P: Jane Austen mother's verdict on Mansfield Park

British Library to put on display Austen's notes of what friends, family and correspondents thought of her third novel Many novelists studiously avoid hearing opinions about their writing, but Jane Austen not only encouraged it, she meticulously ...
 The Guardian1 week ago

British Library acquires Wodehouse archive

The British Library has acquired the PG Wodehouse archive, a collection of papers formerly held by the PG Wodehouse estate, reports the Guardian. The archive includes many of Wodehouse's letters, journals, journalism, short stories, plays, novels ...
 Books+Publishing2 days ago PG Wodehouse secures redemption as British Library acquires priceless archive  The Guardian1 week ago Jeeves and Wooster author P.G. Wodehouse's legacy lives on as the British Library acquires unseen intimate manuscripts - including the diary he made during Nazi imprisonment  Singapore Star.com1 week ago


In a village two hours out of Calcutta stands a three-storey white mansion built in the British colonial style. Inside, five-year-old Moumita Sikari is learning 'C' for 'CAT', which means beral. Homemaker Kakoli Halder is reading up on children's tales ...
 The Telegraph1 month ago
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Robert Louis Stevenson book: UK pensioner returns school library book... 63 years late

A British pensioner has returned a library book to her school some 63 years after taking it out, the librarian said Friday. The woman, now in her 70s, found the 1929 copy of "Travels With A Donkey In The Cevennes" by Robert Louis Stevenson while ...
 Luxemburger Wort3 days ago Pensioner returns library book... 63 years late  New Vision2 days ago Book returned after 63 years  Oman Tribune5 days ago UK pensioner returns library book... 63 years late  Yahoo! News6 days ago

New Member appointed to the British Library Board

Her Majesty The Queen has appointed Rt Hon the Lord Janvrin GCB GCVO QSO PC to the British Library Board for a term of four years, beginning 1 January 2017. Robin Janvrin is an independent Crossbench member of the House of Lords, Senior ...
 British Library1 week ago Blocking of Althea Efunshile from C4 board 'beggars belief', says MP  The Guardian1 day ago Roly Keating named non-exec director to C4 board  RealScreen Magazine1 week ago New Board appointments for Channel 4  Channel 41 week ago
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