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  • Rare Book and Manuscript Library acquires celebrated 18th-century Mount Vesuvius book

    An illustration from an early 18th-century book on Mount Vesuvius shows a nighttime scene of the volcano’s eruption. The Rare Book and Manuscript Library has acquired an edition of “Campi Phlegraei” by Sir William Hamilton. Visitors can see the book and learn more about it at a March 8 event.

    Courtesy Rare Book and Manuscript Library

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Lynne M. Thomas, email lmt@illinois.edu. To contact Adam Doskey, email doskey@illinois.edu. To contact Gillen D’Arcy Wood, email gdwood@illinois.edu.