Rare Book Collection

The Rare Book Collection at GSD includes publications that, as defined by the Art and Architecture Thesaurus, are "valuable due to their actual or prospective rarity, and are distinguished by an early publication date, limited issue, historical interest, or a special characteristic of the edition or binding."

  • Learn about the Rare Book Collection at the GSD: go to About Rare Book Collection
  • Find Rare Books at GSD: go to Search Rare Book Collection
  • Plan your visit: go to Request Rare Book Collection Items
  • Curious about the Rare Book Collection at the GSD? go to Browse Rare Book Collection 
  • Need Help? Get in touch with us



Plan Your Research Visit

Information about accessing each collection of the Frances Loeb Library Special Collections can be found in our Plan Your Research Visit guide.