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Colin Wight is web editor at the British Library in London, England. Assisted by Rob Ainsley.

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Newly-acquired Macclesfield Alphabet Book, 'font book' from 1500, on free display from today in Ritblat Gallery, St Pancras, London

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Bad misprint! 'Adulterer's Bible' in Codex Sinaiticus exhib, BL St Pancras, London: 'Thou shalt commit adultery'

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Codex Sinaiticus exhib: calfskin vellum before it's written on

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Codex Sinaiticus exhibition opens today. http://tinyurl.com/codexbl Free

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Try out 3 e-readers at British Library til end Aug: Sony Reader, iRexDR1000, iLiad. 1st floor. http://bit.ly/dtYer

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Tudor weavers, stalls, fools and ex-wives at our Henry VIII day right now!

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Our Henry VIII lookalike competition is about to start. This chap looks in with a chance.

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Our Henry VIII lookalike contest is about to start in the entrance hall! This chap looks in with a chance

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