Lincoln cathedral library is perhaps the finest rare book library in the East Midlands and among the top five cathedral library collections in England. In addition there is a modern reference library which is open to the public. The Cathedral employs a full-time librarian to manage the collection.
As well as a reference collection of c.10,000 items, there are 260 mediæval manuscripts, including works of theology, canon law, devotional books, music and literature, and the following:
The devotional books include an illuminated book of hours which is small enough to fit into a pocket.
Mediæval manuscripts are among the books on display during the annual exhibition in the Mediæval Library, which runs from spring to autumn.
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