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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Bamburgh Library
-The library was formed by members of the Sharp family and is strong in 17th century controversy and science, early periodicals both English and foreign, some notable early atlases, and good holdings of theology, common law and English literature

-Published materials: A.I. Doyle, "Early printed tracts in the Bamburgh Library" in Durham Philobiblion; A.I. Doyle "Unfamiliar libraries IV: the Bamburgh Library", Book Collectore, 1959; Directory of rare book and special collections in the UK and Ireland", 2nd ed. 1997.
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Location Details

Durham University, Palace Green Library
Palace Green Durham COUNTY DURHAM DH1 3RN United Kingdom
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0191 334 2932
0191 334 2942 
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Additional Collection Information

Legal Status
-On loan
Custodial History
-Acquired 1958
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