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Rare Books & Special Collections

Items from the Mayer Rare Book Room currently on exhibit

When items from the Mayer Rare Book Room are on public display, this box will list details.

Images of Items from the Mayer Rare Book Room

Martin Luther. Commentary on St. Matthew. 1532.

Martin Luther. Commentary on St. Matthew. 1532.

Martin Luther King. Where Do We Go From Here. 1968. signed.

Martin Luther King. Where Do We Go From Here. 1968. signed.

Albert Einstein. letter, 1939. Signed.

Albert Einstein. letter, 1939. Signed.

Japanese military documents. Invasion of Manchuria. 1931

Japanese military documents. Invasion of Manchuria. 1931

Charles Dickens. Bleak House, 1853. signed.

William Blake. Chaucer's Pilgrims. print. 1810.

William Blake. Chaucer's Pilgrims. print. 1810.

Ships document. USS United States. 1805. Signed by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.

Ships document. USS United States. 1805. Signed by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.

Thomas Paine. Common Sense. UK. 1792.

Shakespeare. First Folio. leaf. 1623.

Shakespeare. First Folio. leaf. 1623.

Euclid. Elements. 1st English language edition. 1582

Bible. Belgium. c1220-1235. glosses.

Bible. Belgium. c1220-1235. glosses.

Chronicles of England, leaf, 1515.

Chronicles of England, leaf, 1515.

Missal. Germany. leaf. 1500.

Missal. Germany. leaf. 1500.

Missal. Flanders, Belgium. leaf. 1460.

Missal. Flanders, Belgium. leaf. 1460.

Missal. Germany. leaf. 1450.

Missal. Germany. leaf. 1450.

Book of Hours. France. leaf. 1440.

Book of Hours. France. leaf. 1440.

Book of Hours. France. leaf. 1400.

Book of Hours. France. leaf. 1400.

Psalter. Germany. leaf. 1510.

Psalter. Germany. leaf. 1510.

Psalter. France. leaf. 1290.

Psalter. France. leaf. 1290.