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Recent additions to virtual books

Use our 'Turning the Pages™' system to view our great books and magnify the details. These are the most recent additions. Just choose the one you'd like to see.

Miscellany of Iskandar Sultan

Mini-library from 15th-century Persia

Memoirs of Babur

Tales of the first Mughul emperor

Mewar Ramayana (reunified)

India's great epic in 17th-century paintings

Medieval Bestiary

Wonderful drawings of creatures, both real and imagined

Bedford Hours

15th-century treasure owned by Henry V’s brother, the Regent of France

Genealogical Chronicle of the English Kings

Dating from the reign of Edward I and almost five metres long

Audubon's The Birds of America

Highlights of the famous 'double elephant folio'

Capt. R.F. Scott's Diary

Extracts from the 1911 Antarctic expedition

Handel’s Messiah

From the draft score of the composer’s most famous work

My Ladye Nevells Booke

Complete manuscript of William Byrd’s keyboard music

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