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Rare Book Room

The Rare Book Room on the 3rd Level of McCabe Library houses a variety of materials highlighted by our growing Book Arts + Private Press Collection. Swarthmore publications such as the College Bulletin, The Phoenix, and student publications can also be found here, as well as the W.H. Auden Collection, the Bathe Collection in the History of Technology, the Wells Collections on James Thomson and William Wordsworth, and the David H. Keller Collection of science fiction and fantasy pulp magazines.

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Brooklyn Bridge : A Love Song by Donald Glaister, Foolsgold Studio, 2002

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Astronomicum Caesareum by Peter Apian, 1540

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Bible, copyist unknown, ca. 1250-126-, Northern France (possibly Paris).

Brooklyn Bridge : A Love Song by Donald Glaister, Foolsgold Studio, 2002

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