Original Manuscripts of LOTR and Hobbit at Bodleian Library
March 7, 2008 at 2:57 pm by Celeborn -
Ringer Forum Member Diedye points us to this intriguing news today from the UK:
A rare collection of books and artefacts will be open to the public for the first time after a £5million donation was made to the famous Bodleian Library at Oxford University.
Original manuscripts from Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein will be among a number of national treasures put on display in a new exhibition hall.
The donation by Julian Blackwell, president of the Blackwell’s academic bookshop chain, is the largest yet made to a university library in the UK.
Add that to your tour plans when visiting Oxford! [Read the Full Story] [Bodleian Library Homepage]
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Celeborn Source: The Press Association
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