University of Sydney Rare Books & Special Collections Library

The Rare Books and Special Collections Library collects early printed books from Australia, Europe, America and Asia, manuscripts, high quality facsimiles, modern limited editions, examples of fine binding and printing, works by specific authors, and works of Detective Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy. We have over 170,000 items in our collections.

All University of Sydney higher degree theses and University of Sydney publications are also held in the Rare Books and Special Collections Library.