Incunabula

Subject strengths: General

This small collection comprises books which were produced in the infancy of the art of printing, and specifically before 1500. The collection includes such works as the Epistolae of St. Jerome, printed in Palma in 1480, Opus de peste, a tract on plague printed in Bologna in 1478, and the first printed book on architecture, Alberti's De Re Aedificatoria (1485).


Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:

Collection Name: Incunabula

Library Catalogue Collection Ref Code: Inc.

Date Range of Material

1488 - 1701

Type of Material

Rare book collection

Size of Collection

2 Linear Metres of shelving 

How To Order Items From This Collection

The books within this collection are described within the Newcastle University Library Catalogue and can be ordered directly from the catalogue.

This link to the library catalogue will show a list of all the items within the collection. Please note this link is available to members of the public as well as University staff and students.

You can then place your order by linking to our request form

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If you are unable to visit our reading room, we also have a scanning and photocopying service.