Rare Books

Rare Books

The Columbus Memorial Library's collection of rare books relating to Latin America and the Caribbean contains approximately 6,000 volumes. The earliest imprint is dated 1535. The collection contains pre-Colombian codices, travel accounts, dictionaries, and books related to the arts, geography and history. There are restrictions on the use of these materials due to their value and physical condition.

Rare Book Collection *

Rare Book - Title page Rare Book - Pages 13-23 (De-K)
Rare Book - Introduction,
pages 1-12 (A-D)
Rare Book - Pages 24-47 (L-Z)

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