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Rare Books Collection
A separate collection of "rare books" maintained in the Polytechnic Library and transferred to Archives & Special Collections during the 1990s.
  • HUD/LB/2/9/3/208d

    Handel - assorted scores

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  • HUD/LB/2/9/3/208e

    Handel - assorted scores

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  • HUD/LB/2/9/3/208f

    Handel - assorted scores

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  • HUD/LB/2/9/3/208g

    Handel - assorted scores

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  • HUD/LB/2/9/3/209

    The Commonplace Extract Book. Volume 1 and 2 Item

    1853-1878
    Handwritten volumes of extracts with indexes. Robert Cust produced 90 volumes of works between 1870 and 1909.mainly relating to Oriental Philosophy or phases of religious belief. These volumes date from 1853.
    Also loose documents inside both volumes.
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  • HUD/LB/2/9/3/210

    Quran or Koran Item

    nd
    Description inside book states 'Koran, sm. Beautiful Arabic Manuscript, elegantly written within gold borders and gold lines, and richly illuminated with ornamentation in gold and colours, Indian binding .Cost £9.9 shillings A very fine specimin of the best Indian callligraphy.' From the Library of The Right Honorable Lord Vernon, Sudbury Hall, Derby. Includes related loose descriptive documents.
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  • HUD/LB/2/9/3/211

    Sir Arthur Evans' Knossos Fresco Atlas Item

    1967
    Contains Catalogue of Plates, along with six small plates with reproductions from photographs (numbered A-F) and thirteen larger plates of reproductions from hand-painted copies (numbered I-XIIa and XIIb).
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