Author Archives: nplbd

in fairy land…

Whilst looking through the stack at BIAD a while back I came across a beautifully covered book, so I took it from the shelves and began to look through it. The book was bound in deep green buckram cloth with … Continue reading

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Catch of the Day: British Fresh-Water Fishes

As it is the year of all things British, why not select my first book from the stack on the obscure subject of fresh-water fishes?” And I took the bait. Even though ichthyology or pisciculture doesn’t float my boat, I … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Library Treasures

The aim of this blog is to showcase items from the Library Treasures which is currently housed within the records office at City North campus. To find out more about the collection or to arrange a visit contact BIAD … Continue reading

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