Treasures of the Rare Books and Special Collections Library

This exhibition highlights some of the treasures which are to be found among the more than 170,000 volumes in the Rare Books & Special Collections Library.

It does not attempt to be definitive, nor does it include all the items of cultural, literary or scientific importance that can be found in our collections.


Virtual tour   (24 pages)
Manuscripts   (6 pages)
Early printed books   (8 pages)
The Bible   (2 pages)
Scientific works   (5 pages)
Modern works   (3 pages)