Oxford bookstore's donation to blaze-hit Glasgow School of Art

The rare book

The rare book

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Blackwell’s Rare Books has donated a volume to the Mackintosh Library at Glasgow School of Art, which was gutted by a fire in May.

The 1933 copy of XXI Welsh Gypsy Folk-Tales by John Sampson was one of hundreds of books destroyed in the blaze.

Only 250 copies of the book were made and due to the extremely soft leather it is bound in many no longer exist or are in a poor condition.

 

 

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