Treasures of the Manchester Libraries
This tour: Fri 6 September, 2pm.
Meet: At the entrance of John Ryland’s Library, Deansgate.
Booking: Please book here with eventbrite.
An unmissable opportunity to gaze in awe at literary rarities and first editions including the oldest piece of the New Testament in existence, first folios of Shakespeare, Newton’s Principia Mathematica, a very early banned Ulysses and other priceless treasures from the rare collections of three great Manchester libraries.
• Guide: Ed Glinert (Penguin author, editor of the Sherlock Holmes stories for Penguin Classics), at his antiquarian best.