The treasures displays in our George IV Bridge building are a small sample of the millions of items in our collections. We change the display several times a year.
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'Blackwood's Magazine' at 200: 'Laws were made to be broken'
Our display celebrates the diversity of 'Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine' and its contributors 200 years after it was first published.
Controversial, compelling and highly entertaining, 'Maga', as it was known, consistently featured the works of great writers.
Last published in 1980, this highly influential magazine could make or break literary reputations.
30 March to 2 July
Monday to Friday: 10.00-20.00
See also: public holidays
Past treasures displays
View a small sample of the many treasures in the National Library of Scotland's collections. From hand-written documents to printed books, maps, musical scores, bindings and other art work.
See the 'Past treasures' page to view previous displays.