Treasures

The most important Treasures held at Leeds Central Library.  Click a link to find out more, or view a list of our most significant Collections.

The BOOK OF HOURS
15th-century Illuminated Manuscript.

The SAXTON ATLAS
16th-century map of England and Wales.

The CISTERCIAN MISSAL
16th-century liturgical book, most likely from the Library at Kirkstall Abbey.

INCUNABULA
Books printed prior to 31st December, 1501.

Leeds Pottery DRAWING AND PATTERN BOOKS
Pen and ink drawings used as a guide and record of products.

The GLEDHOW HALL HOSPITAL SCRAPBOOK
Scrapbook of cuttings from Gledhow Hall hospital during the First World War.

Manuscript of WINDYRIDGE
Willy Riley’s manuscript edition of his Windyridge novel

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