Rare Books

Click to view slideshow. The J. Willard Marriott Library has a great collection of seminal science works in its Rare Books Department. Visit level 3 of the library to see images from some of these books. Join us for a lecture on September 28. Frontiers of Science ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ From...

“Consider your origin. You were not formed to live like brutes but to follow virtue and knowledge.” La Divina Commedia Angelica Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) Castel Guelfo di Bologna, Italy: Imago la Nobilita del Facsimile, 2016 PQ4301 A1 2016 Facsimile. MS1102 from the Biblioteca Angelica, this late fourteenth century Bolognese codex...

New Frontiers of Arabic Papyrology: Arabic and Multilingual Texts from Early Islam, edited by Sobhi Bouderbala, Sylvie Denoix, and Matt Malczycki, Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2017 Papers presented at the fifth conference of the International Society for Arabic Papyrology (ISAP), held in Tunisia in 2012. The cover...

Remember snow? Winter is coming! Last January, Dean Henry White, College of Science, and Ben Bromley, Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, trudged through the snow to Rare Books to look at our first edition of Isaac Newton’s Principia (1687) and other books...

“The American West as Technological Project: Innovating to Keep Things the Same.” William R. and Erlyn J. Gould Distinguished Lecture on Technology and the Quality of Life Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 ✦ 12:00 p.m. Gould Auditorium, Marriott Library Dr. Richard White is the Margaret Byrne Professor of American History at Stanford...