University of Calcutta

Bibliographical Rarities

The Central Library of the Calcutta University boasts of a large collection of rare books published from the 16th Century onwards. Despite going all-out for incorporating and inculcating state-of-the-art technologies in the University’s libraries, the University has not forgotten to preserve its collection of old documents. Steps have been taken to digitise the rare books. Out of the thousands of such books, facsimile copies of the title pages of a selected few are shown below :