This collection includes a sample of digitised Rare Books held in the collections of UNSW Library in Sydney and UNSW Canberra’s Special Collections.
Items are placed into the Rare Books collections at the Canberra and Sydney campuses if they are considered to be of significant value due to their scarcity, uniqueness, subject content or age.
UNSW Canberra Rare Books features world class holdings in Australian military history and twentieth-century Australian literature to support the needs of researchers, students and teachers. Housed in Special Collections, the resource is supplemented by significant works from across the breadth of human endeavour, including discovery and exploration, natural history, English literature, and military engineering and strategy.
Rare Books held in Sydney relate to multiple disciplines, with particular strengths in medical history, Australian history and outstanding examples of texts published in the 16th century.
Sub-collectionsUNSW Canberra Rare BooksUNSW Sydney Rare Books
A sequel to Barrington's voyage to New South Wales : comprising an interesting narrative of the transactions and behaviour of the convicts : the progress of the colony
Abstracts of the number and yearly pay of the land-forces of horse, foot and dragoons in Great Britain for the year 1718 ...
Natursystem aller Bekannten in- und ausländischen Insekten, als eine Fortsetzung der von Büffonschen Naturgeschichte Vol VII-VIII
Prisoners of war : narrative of privations and sufferings of United States officers and soldiers while prisoners of war in the hands of the Rebel authorities.
Renati Des-Cartes Tractatus de homine et de formatione foetus : Quorum prior notis perpetuis Ludovici de La Forge, M.D.illustratur.
Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain, and the adjoining countries : from the latter part of the reign of Edward II, to the coronation of Henry IV - Plates