Ex Libris Aby Warburg: Magic and Science
This collection features books covering the subjects of Magic and Science from the personal library of the Hamburg art historian and scholar Aby Warburg (1866-1929).
Elizabeth David Bequest
Elizabeth David was a British cookery writer, who brought a revolution to the nation’s eating habits during the mid-twentieth century. As part of her research into the social history of food, David collected cookery books and left her private collection of historical material to the Warburg Institute Library.
Italian Baroque Opera Libretti
A libretto is a booklet containing the text of an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical, sometimes even ballet. This collection comprises of 45 libretti from the late 17th and early 18th centuries from Italy.