Past treasures displays
Here is an overview of some of the small 'treasures' displays, we've held at the National Library of Scotland in recent years. See the Treasures page to find out what's on show at the moment.
10 September to 16 November 2014.
The story behind Walter Scott's blockbuster first novel.
9 July to 7 September 2014.
A sample of the diverse nature of the Commonwealth.
23 January to 30 March 2014.
The greatest collection of Burns's handwritten work.
20 November 2013 to 19 January 2014.
Some of the most delightful items in the national collections.
18 September to 17 November 2013.
Little marvels from specialist Scottish book publishers.
10 July to 15 September 2013.
A look at one of the greatest novels written in English.
3 May to 7 July 2013.
Marking two major anniversaries for Scotland's sacred isle.
1 March to 30 April 2013.
The legacy of some remarkable Scottish women scientists.
21 November 2012 to 3 February 2013.
The art and history of a favourite British comic.
19 September to 18 November 2012.
Celebrating 200 years of Grimm's fairy tales.
4 July to 16 September 2012.
Revolution and its role in the founding of the USA.
28 March to 30 June 2012.
A look at 30 years of Scotland's science fiction.
12 January to 25 March 2012.
Captain Scott's Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1913.
2 November 2011 to 8 January 2012.
Marking the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible.
2 September to 31 October 2011
Workers' efforts to improve labour and social conditions.
1 July to 31 August 2011.
The story of the ill-fated Scottish colony in the 1690s.
5 May to 28 June 2011
Celebrating the Scottish philospher's 300th birthday.
18 March to 2 May 2011.
Lewis Carroll's delightful tales about Alice's adventures.
12 January to 28 February 2011.
Robert Stevenson's great engineering achievement.