Rare Book Collection

Rare Book Collection

Approximately 3,000 volumes and items ranging in date from the 12th century to the 21st century that reflect the history of the book. The collection features four bound medieval manuscripts, more than 30 medieval leaves, six incunables (books printed during the first 50 years of the printing press up to 1500), and an assortment of books printed during the hand press era (1455 to approximately 1800). The collection also contains 19th and early 20th-century books featuring elaborately decorated publishers book bindings. (More ...)

Collection Summary

  • Date Range: 1101 - Present
  • Extent: Approximately 3,000 books
  • Language(s): Coptic, Dutch, English, French, Greek, Italian, Latin, Spanish

Physical Access

Stored at Weinberg Memorial Library

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Digital Access

Physical access only

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