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'Discover' is the National Library of Scotland's award-winning full-colour magazine.

Issue 33, winter 2016, includes:

  • Learn about the restoration of a rare 17th century map discovered stuffed up a chimney
  • Explore the early days of photography in Scotland
  • Read about the opening of the National Library of Scotland at Kelvin Hall, our new Glasgow premises
  • Meet Professor Sir Kenneth Calman, the new Chair of the Library's Board.

'Discover' issue 33 — part one (PDF) (3 MB; 34 pages)

'Discover' issue 33 — part two (PDF) (2.1 MB; 2 pages)


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