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Celebrating Married Love: The London Library Collection of Per Nozze

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by Andrea Del Cornò In amongst the riches of the Italian material held at The London Library, the collection of Per Nozze (literally “for a wedding”) deserves a special mention. Outside Italy this collection of epithalamia – writings published on the occasion of marriage – is a unique resource with a significance comparing only to…

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Russian acquisitions in the UK-Russian Year of Culture 2014

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As the UK-Russian Year of Culture 2014 is over, our Russian Specialist Claudia Ricci provides a brief round-up of recent acquisitions that have been added to our Russian shelves. Last year’s acquisitions started with some publications linked to anniversaries that had taken place during the previous year. One such event was the discovery of Severnaya…

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