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Treasures of the National Library of Scotland exhibition

New Treasures exhibition opens a window on the fascinating world captured in the National Library of Scotland’s permanent collection

Treasures include Timothy Pont’s ground-breaking maps, belongings of pioneer Isobel Wylie Hutchison, Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, a letter from Ludwig van Beethoven, Scotland’s first printers Chepman & Myllar, a complete Gutenberg Bible, international first editions of Harry Potter, King of Speyside James Scott Skinner captured on wax cylinder and Robert Burns’s Ae Fond Kiss.

Rob Roy. Credit: Courtesy of Sotheby's

Saved for the nation: Scottish institutions celebrate appeal’s success

Media release from the Honresfield Appeal Scottish Steering Group