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Scotland's oldest purpose-built library founded in 1687

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Leighton Library has a 1628 edition of "De miraculis occultis naturae libri IIII" by Levinus Lemnius

Added by Leighton Library at 06:16 on 20 May 2024

Leighton Library has a 1628 edition of "De miraculis occultis naturae libri IIII" (The secret miracles of natu...

Leighton Library has 1656 First Edition of Abraham Cowley's "Poems : viz.I. Miscellanies. II. The mistress, or, Love verses. III. Pindarique odes. And IV. Davideis, or, A sacred poem of the troubles of David"

Added by Leighton Library at 07:38 on 19 May 2024

#OnThisDay 19 May 1802, Mr Cornelius Stewart, a borrower at Dunblane's Leighton Library borrowed the library's...

Leighton Library has a 1589 edition of "Astronomica veterum scripta"

Added by Leighton Library at 06:53 on 18 May 2024

18 May this year is #AstronomyDay#InternationalAstronomyDay#InternationalSpringAstronomyDay #SpringAstronomyDa...

Leighton Library has 1577 edition of "Dionysii Alex. et Pomp. Melae Situs orbis descriptio. Aethici Cosmographia" by Martín Antonio del Río

Added by Leighton Library at 06:08 on 17 May 2024

#OnThisDay 17 May 1551 Belgian theologian and occultist Martín Antonio del Río was born. His book on magic and...

Leighton Library has a 1799 edition of James Boswell’s "The Life of Samuel Johnson"

Added by Leighton Library at 05:35 on 16 May 2024

Today, 16 May, is #NationalBiographersDay, as it commemorates the first meeting of literary figure Samuel John...
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