Book of the Month

Book of the Month

Books of the Month in 2021

2021 February: John Speed


Books of the Month in 2018.

2018 July: Jacques Rohault


Books of the Month in 2017.

2017: August: The Expert Midwife London 1637

2017 July: Mauriceau’s Diseases of Women with Child

2017 June: John Locke

2017 February: Anthony Collins’ Discourse on Free Thinking

Books of the Month in 2016.

2016 December: The Antiquities of Canterbury 1640

2016 August: Monasticon Anglicanum 1655

Books on the Month in 2015:

2015 December: Spanish Antiquities

2015 November: Roman Catacombs

2015 October: Agincourt

2015 September: Dryden

2015 August: Louis XIV’s Medals

2015 July: Publishing Paradise

2015 June: Robert Dudley’s Magna Carta

2015 February: Ranuccio Farnese’s Aldine.

Books of the Month in 2014:

2014 November The Moon

2014 October: Cults, Hieroglyphs and Egyptomania at the Worth Library.

2014 September: Israelites in the Antiquarian period.

2014 August: Scheffer’s Winter Wonderland: Lapland as seen through anthropological eyes.

2014 July: Aldrovandi’s Monsters

2014 June: The Worth Family Bible.

2014 May: El Escorial

2014 April: The Anatomy of Plants

2014 March: Shamrocks

2014 February: The Nut Brown Maid

2014 January: Reading Herodotus

Books of the Month in 2013:

2013 December: Christmas Island

2013 November: William Whiston’s A New Theory of the Earth

2013 October: The Lion King of Kandy

2013 September: John Smith’s A Generall Historie of Virginia, New England and the Summer Isles.

2013 August: A binding belonging to Pierre Séguier, Chancellor of France.

2013 July: John Freind’s History of Physick

2013 June: Kings and Queens of Spain

2013 May: Bishops of Aberdeen

2013 March:  Papal Conclaves

2013 February: Virgil: Prince of Poets

2013 January:   Strange Creatures and New Beginnings: The Voyages of François Leguat.

Books of the Month in 2012:

2012 December: The Salisbury Primer (1514)

2012 November:  ‘Considering the nature of birds.

2012 October:      Anatomy and the Baroque: FREDERIK RUYSCH, THESAURUS ANATOMICUS 1709-26

2012 September: The Etymologicum Magnum of 1499.

2012 August:  ‘Loyalty binds me’.

2012 July:        Summer Roses by Crispijn van de Pass (1589-1670)

2012 June:       The Ship of Fools

2012 May:         ‘Travelling to Louisiana in 1720’.

2012 April:        ‘The Dancing Earth’.

2012 March:     ‘Chocolate is good for you’.

2012 February: ‘Worth’s oldest book’.


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