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Rare Books & Special Collections

Supporting teaching and research at the University and beyond

Please note that pre-booking is now required for all Rare Books & Special Collections materials.

About our collections
  • Rare Books and Special Collections includes early printed books from Europe, Australia, America, and Asia. We also collect high-quality facsimiles, examples of fine printing and binding and modern limited editions. Included in our holdings are pre-2013 University of Sydney higher degree theses and University of Sydney publications. There are over 170,000 items in our collections.

Reproduction, display and publication of images
  • If you wish to reproduce any images of Rare Books and Special Collections material in publications or on the internet please contact Rare Books and Special Collections for permission. A reproduction fee may be charged.
    In all circumstances any reproductions must be credited to "Rare Books and Special Collections, the University of Sydney Library".

Rare Books & Special Collections
Level 1, Fisher Library
Eastern Avenue F03
Camperdown Campus
University of Sydney NSW 2006
Mon - Fri   9:30am - 4:30pm
+61 2 9351 2992
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