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The London Library, founded in 1841, is the UK's leading literary institution. With more than one million books and periodicals in over 50 languages, the collection includes works from the 16th century to the latest publications. Membership is open to everyone.

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Looking for the perfect present? Purchase gift membership or adopt a book from our collection. The 2018 Christmas card is also now on sale featuring a design by Sir Quentin Blake.

 

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