Treasures Volume

The book 'Lambeth Palace Library: Treasures from the Collection of the Archbishops of Canterbury' was published by Scala Publishers in 2010 to coincide with the 400th anniversary exhibition, and featured sixty items from the Library's collections.

Included are illuminated manuscripts from the Middle Ages; manuscripts from the Tudor and Stuart eras, including the execution warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots; early printed books, among them a Gutenberg bible with English illumination, possibly the first printed book to come to England; Elizabeth I's own prayer book showing her portrait; medical reports on the madness of George III and the Golden Cockerel Press Four Gospels, one of the masterpieces of Eric Gill.

For hardback copies (£35), please contact Jenny McKinley, Scala Publishers, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh Street, London, EC1V 0AT,, 020 7490 9900

For softback copies (£17.95 + £4.10 for UK p&p), please telephone the orders department at Norwich Books and Music on 01603 785924, or post orders to: Norwich Books and Music, 13a Hellesdon Park Road, Norwich, NR6 5DR. Payment can be made by card or cheque.