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Round the World in 20 Books

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Maughan Library

King's College London

100-113 Chancery Lane

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WC2A 1LR

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Take a round the world trip through the library collections of King’s College London. We will circumnavigate the globe from Chancery Lane, exploring destinations near and far through rare books and manuscripts, maps and photographs. From the Caribbean to the Antipodes, from the 16th century to the present day, our collections document journeys of exploration, conquest, diplomacy, settlement, trade and leisure. Attendees will see some of the rarest items from our collections, many of them vividly illustrated, at close quarters and will also be able to view our spring exhibition, The printed page, and to see some of the architectural highlights of the Maughan Library building (the former Public Record Office and a masterpiece of Victorian design).
Free, but advance booking essential, as numbers are strictly limited
Image from the 1597 edition of Ptolemy’s Geographia).
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Maughan Library

King's College London

100-113 Chancery Lane

London

WC2A 1LR

United Kingdom

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