Q. What is the oldest book in the Library?
The oldest book is Daniel Paterson's 1826 monograph Paterson's Roads: Being an entirely original and accurate description of all the direct and principal cross roads in England and Wales, with part of the roads of Scotland (18th ed. To which are added topographical sketches of the several cities ... ed.) (E. Mogg, Ed.). London: Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green.
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