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Enjoy all 3 books from the Miscellany series at the special price of £25 (£9.99 each) - for a limited time only.

This bundle includes A Library Miscellany, A Museum Miscellany and The Book Lovers' Miscellany, beautifully packaged with a ribbon.

A Library Miscellany

What can be found in the Vatican’s Secret Archive? How many books did Charles Darwin’s library aboard the Beagle hold? Which library is home to a colony of bats?

Packed with unusual facts and statistics, this is the perfect volume for library enthusiasts, bibliophiles and readers everywhere.

  • Hardback
  • 136 pages, 170 x 110 mm
  • ISBN: 9781851244720
  • Publication February 2018


 A Museum Miscellany

Which are the oldest museums in the world? What is a cabinet of curiosities? Who haunts Hampton Court? What is on the FBI’s list of stolen art?

Bursting with quirky facts, intriguing statistics and legendary curators, this is the perfect gift for all those who love to visit museums and galleries.

  • Hardback
  • 160 pages, 170 x 110 mm
  • 20 b&w illustrations
  • ISBN: 9781851245116
  • Publication October 2019


The Book Lovers' Miscellany

Ever wondered how ink is made? Or what is the bestselling book of all time? Or which are the oldest known books in the world?

The ideal gift for every bibliophile, The Book Lovers’ Miscellany is full of fun facts, potted histories and curious lists, perfect for dipping into and sharing.

  • Hardback
  • 136 pages, 170 x 110 mm
  • ISBN: 9781851244713
  • Publication September 2017

Claire Cock-Starkey is a writer and editor of non-fiction books, including Bodleianalia (2016) and Famous Last Words (2016).

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