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Rare Books Links

Useful internet resources on rare and antiquarian books, as selected by our experts.

Rare Books Resources on the British Library Website

Resource Discovery Guides

Key Special Collections

Collections by Language & Period

 Specialist Catalogues

Topographical Prints and Drawings

Treasures in Full - Complete Digitised Texts of British Library Treasures

Electronic British Library Journal

Rare Books Resources on the World Wide Web

In the British Library Reading Rooms

Further electronic resources relevant to the study of rare books are available through the Electronic Resources computers in the British Library Reading Rooms at London. These include the Heritage Printed Book Database, Early English Books Online, and Eighteenth Century Collections Online. A full list can be seen by following the databases link on the Rare Books and Music Reading Room webpage. 


Printed Heritage Collections
The British Library
96 Euston Road
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7412 7564
Fax: +44 (0)20 7412 7691