Place: The John Rylands Library

I like libraries. It’s socially acceptable, encouraged even, to be quiet in libraries. I much prefer writing to talking in any case. The John Rylands Library is part of the University of Manchester Library, gifted to Manchester by the widow (and third wife) of John Rylands, Manchester’s first multi-millionaire. Begun in 1889, with architect Basil… Continue reading Place: The John Rylands Library