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Oxford Inklings

Recently, while doing some research on an early edition of one of J.R.R. Tolkien’s lesser known books I ran across a brief article about the author’s life in Oxford and his social network there. The venerable university city of Oxford … Continue reading

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I’m Not Waiting For The Paperback, This Time

The first dictionary of slang, out of print for 300 years, is being published by the Bodleian Library, Oxford from a rare copy unearthed in its collections.Originally entitled A New Dictionary of Terms, Ancient and Modern, of the Canting Crew, its … Continue reading

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Library Redux

 A few European library favorites from our readers.    

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