The British Museum has one of the largest libraries in the world it has a copy of every book that
is printed in the English language so that there are more than six million books there they
receive nearly two thousand books and papers daily the British Museum Library has a very big
collection of printed books and manuscripts both old and new you can see beautifully illustrated
old manuscripts which they keep in glass cases you can also find there some of the first English
books printed by Caxton he was a printer who lived in the fifteenth century and made the first
printing-press in England in the reading-room of the British Museum many famous men have
read and studied.