Skip to main content

Rare Books and Special Collections

The McGill Library Rare Books and Special Collections began collecting rare materials in the 1850s, and through gift and purchase the holdings now constitute rich and highly diverse research collections. The humanities and social sciences and in particular art and architecture, Canadiana, history, literature, the history of ideas (philosophy and religion), travel and exploration, and the history of the book form the core of the collection. More information can be found on the library’s website h...



rss RSS

4,264
RESULTS


Show sorted alphabetically

Show sorted alphabetically

SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid
eye
Title
Date Published
Creator
McGill University Library
by Standard Brands Limited; University of Waterloo. Library. Women's Studies Collection. CaOWtU
texts

eye 18,430

favorite 74

comment 0

48 pages ; 21 cm
Topics: Baking -- Canada., Desserts., Cooking, Canadian., Baking powder., McGill University Library...
McGill University Library
by Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad, approximately 1203-1283, author
texts

eye 14,265

favorite 30

comment 1

606 pages : illustrations ; 29 x 19 cm.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Manuscripts, Persian -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal., Illumination of books and manuscripts,...
2 volumes (xcvi, 578 pages) : xlii plates (some folded ; including frontispieces, maps, facsimiles), 2 folded maps (in pockets) ; 23 cm.
Topics: East Asia -- Description and travel., Pilot guides -- East Asia., McGill University Library...
144 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates (double sided) : illustrations (some colour) ; 24 cm
Topics: Baking., Bread., Pastry., Cooking, Canadian., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Baking,...
McGill University Library
by Glover, Robert, 1544-1588
texts

eye 3,071

favorite 12

comment 0

xix, 734 pages illustrations, facsimile, genealogical tables 26 cm
Topics: Visitations, Heraldic -- England -- Yorkshire., Yorkshire (England) -- Genealogy., Heraldry --...
McGill University Library
by Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad, approximately 1203-1283, author
texts

eye 5,519

favorite 14

comment 0

8, 584 pages : illustrations ; 32 x 22 cm.
Topics: Cosmography -- Early works to 1800., Geography, Arab -- Early works to 1800., Zoology --...
McGill University Library
by Bartholomew, J. G. (John George), 1860-1920
texts

eye 501

favorite 8

comment 0

xii, 192, 90 pages including 158 maps (some color) illustrations, diagrams 37 cm
Topics: Atlases., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Humanities and Social Sciences - Atlas...
McGill University Library
by Kraus Reprint,
texts

eye 4,045

favorite 0

comment 0

Vol. 15, no. 5-6, May-July, 1935, not published
Topics: Germany -- Intellectual life -- Periodicals., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Der...
McGill University Library
by Kraus Reprint,
texts

eye 4,471

favorite 1

comment 0

Vol. 15, no. 5-6, May-July, 1935, not published
Topics: Germany -- Intellectual life -- Periodicals., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Der...
40 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Topics: Baking -- Canada., Cooking, Canadian., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook...
McGill University Library
by Martin, Rita
texts

eye 3,877

favorite 26

comment 0

164 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 23 cm
Topics: McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook Collection
McGill University Library
texts

eye 358

favorite 6

comment 0

11 unnumbered leaves, 18 unnumbered pages, 17 unnumbered leaves, 123 unnumbered pages ; 19 cm
Topics: Cookbooks -- England -- Doncaster -- 19th century., Medicine -- England -- Doncaster -- 19th...
McGill University Library
by Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, 1194-1250, author
texts

eye 3,960

favorite 26

comment 0

cx, 637 pages : illustrations (some color), plates ; 29 cm
Topics: Falconry -- Early works to 1800., Falconry -- Bibliography., McGill University Library Digitized...
McGill University Library
texts

eye 4,846

favorite 15

comment 0

xiii, 126 p., 1 l. 28 pl. (incl. front., ports.) 20 cm.
Topics: Women automobile drivers., Women automobile drivers -- History., McGill University Library...
[12], 105, [1] p. ; 4to.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Jews -- England -- Early works to 1800., Judaism -- Controversial literature -- Early works to...
McGill University Library
by Fonderies Deberny & Peignot
texts

eye 385

favorite 33

comment 0

volumes : illustrations ; 31 cm
Topics: Printing -- Specimens., Printers' ornaments -- Specimens., McGill University Library Digitized...
McGill University Library
texts

eye 5,480

favorite 4

comment 0

xvi, 768 pages, [34] leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations (some color), 4 color portraits, 4 maps ; 28 cm
Topics: Franklin, John, -- 1786-1847 -- Travel -- Arctic regions., Arctic regions -- Discovery and...
McGill University Library
by McGill University. Graduates' Society.
texts

eye 44

favorite 0

comment 0

volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
McGill University Library
by Martin, Rita; Robin Hood Flour Mills
texts

eye 2,822

favorite 21

comment 0

136 pages illustrations
Topics: Cooking., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook Collection, Cooking
xxi, [2], 305 pages frontispiece (map) illustrations 20 cm
Topics: English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries., English language -- Dialects -- England -- London.,...
McGill University Library
by Kraus Reprint,
texts

eye 3,927

favorite 1

comment 0

Vol. 15, no. 5-6, May-July, 1935, not published
Topics: Germany -- Intellectual life -- Periodicals., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Der...
McGill University Library
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905; Martin, Sarah Catherine, 1768-1826. Old Mother Hubbard; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. Absurd ABC
texts

eye 3,973

favorite 85

comment 0

4 volumes in 1 (8; 8; 8; [8]) leaves : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Topics: Nursery rhymes., Illustrated children's books., Fairy tales., Cats -- Juvenile poetry., Dogs --...
McGill University Library
by Kraus Reprint,
texts

eye 2,893

favorite 0

comment 0

Vol. 15, no. 5-6, May-July, 1935, not published
Topics: Germany -- Intellectual life -- Periodicals., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Der...
McGill University Library
by Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad, 1208 or 1209-1283 or 1284, author
texts

eye 1,457

favorite 7

comment 0

401 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24.5 x 15 cm
Topics: Manuscripts, Persian -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal., Illumination of books and manuscripts,...
McGill University Library
by Clouzot, Henri, 1865-1941
texts

eye 1,114

favorite 28

comment 0

2 preliminary leaves, x, 272 pages, 2 leaves illustrations (including facsimiles) color mounted plates, color mounted portrait 32 x 26 cm
Topics: Wallpaper -- France -- History., Wallpaper, McGill University Library Digitized Title,...
McGill University Library
by Borden Company
texts

eye 3,267

favorite 20

comment 0

32 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm
Topics: Cooking (Evaporated milk), McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook Collection
McGill University Library
by Kraus Reprint,
texts

eye 3,560

favorite 0

comment 0

Vol. 15, no. 5-6, May-July, 1935, not published
Topics: Germany -- Intellectual life -- Periodicals., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Der...
McGill University Library
texts

eye 1,128

favorite 10

comment 0

83, [1] pages : frontispiece, plates ; 22 cm
Topics: Photography -- Caricatures and cartoons., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Photography
McGill University Library
by Kraus Reprint,
texts

eye 4,167

favorite 1

comment 0

Vol. 15, no. 5-6, May-July, 1935, not published
Topics: Germany -- Intellectual life -- Periodicals., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Der...
McGill University Library
by Kraus Reprint,
texts

eye 3,453

favorite 0

comment 0

Vol. 15, no. 5-6, May-July, 1935, not published
Topics: Germany -- Intellectual life -- Periodicals., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Der...
McGill University Library
by Fonderies Deberny & Peignot
texts

eye 276

favorite 28

comment 0

volumes : illustrations ; 31 cm
Topics: Printing -- Specimens., Printers' ornaments -- Specimens., McGill University Library Digitized...
McGill University Library
by Kraus Reprint,
texts

eye 4,488

favorite 4

comment 1

Vol. 15, no. 5-6, May-July, 1935, not published
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Germany -- Intellectual life -- Periodicals., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Der...
McGill University Library
by Kraus Reprint,
texts

eye 2,409

favorite 1

comment 0

Vol. 15, no. 5-6, May-July, 1935, not published
Topics: Germany -- Intellectual life -- Periodicals., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Der...
McGill University Library
by Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles
texts

eye 1,216

favorite 16

comment 0

91 pages ; 20 cm
Topics: Cooking., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook Collection, Cooking
McGill University Library
by Kraus Reprint,
texts

eye 3,622

favorite 0

comment 0

Vol. 15, no. 5-6, May-July, 1935, not published
Topics: Germany -- Intellectual life -- Periodicals., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Der...
McGill University Library
by Standard Brands Limited
texts

eye 1,574

favorite 24

comment 0

50 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm
Topics: Bread., Cake., Cooking., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook Collection, Bread,...
McGill University Library
by Kraus Reprint,
texts

eye 2,688

favorite 2

comment 0

Vol. 15, no. 5-6, May-July, 1935, not published
Topics: Germany -- Intellectual life -- Periodicals., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Der...
McGill University Library
by Borden Company
texts

eye 1,798

favorite 6

comment 0

31 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Topics: Cooking, American., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook Collection, Cooking,...
McGill University Library
texts

eye 4,754

favorite 16

comment 0

21 pages : illustrations ; 15 cm
Topics: Cooking (Chocolate), Desserts., Cuisine (Chocolat), McGill University Library Digitized Title,...
McGill University Library
by Nieuhof, Johannes, 1618-1672; Goyer, Pieter de; Keizer, Jacob de; Ogilby, John, 1600-1676, translator; Schall von Bell, Johann Adam, 1592?-1666; Kircher, Athanasius, 1602-1680. China monumentis ... illustrata; Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie
texts

eye 4,116

favorite 38

comment 0

327 (i.e. 307), 18, 106 pages illustrations 40 cm
Topics: China -- Description and travel., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Travel
McGill University Library
by Kraus Reprint,
texts

eye 2,935

favorite 1

comment 0

Vol. 15, no. 5-6, May-July, 1935, not published
Topics: Germany -- Intellectual life -- Periodicals., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Der...
McGill University Library
by J.R. Watkins Company
texts

eye 2,776

favorite 17

comment 0

64 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 16 cm
Topics: Cooking., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook Collection, Cooking
24, [2], [2], 24 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Cooking., Cooking, Canadian., Flour., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook...
McGill University Library
by Nicholas, of Cusa, Cardinal, 1401-1464
texts

eye 213

favorite 1

comment 0

xliv, 189 pages, 1 leaf illustrations (diagrams) 22 cm
Topics: Mysticism., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Rare Books and Special Collections - Raymond...
McGill University Library
by Adler, Elkan Nathan, 1861-1946, editor
texts

eye 2,588

favorite 7

comment 0

xxiv, 391 pages viii plates (including frontispiece) 23 cm.
Topics: Voyages and travels., Travel, Medieval., Palestine -- Description and travel., Travel -- history.,...
McGill University Library
by Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807, artist.; Wood, Casey A. (Casey Albert), 1856-1942, donor.; Blacker-Wood Library of Zoology and Ornithology.
image

eye 221

favorite 2

comment 0

1 painting : watercolour ; 36.4 x 30.6 cm
Topics: Gwillim, Elizabeth, -- 1763-1807., Sunbirds., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Rare Books...
McGill University Library
by Van Wyck, Carolyn; Photoplay Magazine (Chicago, Ill.)
texts

eye 1,894

favorite 20

comment 0

44 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Topics: Cooking., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook Collection, Cooking
[620] pages : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 35 cm. (Folio)
Topics: Dante Alighieri, -- 1265-1321. -- Divina commedia., Italian poetry -- To 1400., Epic poetry,...
McGill University Library
by Kraus Reprint,
texts

eye 2,935

favorite 2

comment 0

Vol. 15, no. 5-6, May-July, 1935, not published
Topics: Germany -- Intellectual life -- Periodicals., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Der...
McGill University Library
by Hoffmann, Professor, 1839-1919
texts

eye 1,869

favorite 25

comment 0

xi, 457 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Topics: Magic tricks., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Magic tricks
60, 4 p. : ill. ; 13 cm.
Topics: Clothing and dress -- Patterns., Needlework -- Handbooks, manuals, etc., Sewing -- Handbooks,...
McGill University Library
by Canada Starch Company, issuing body
texts

eye 1,081

favorite 23

comment 0

21 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Topics: Cooking., Cooking, Canadian., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook Collection,...
McGill University Library
by Kraus Reprint,
texts

eye 4,576

favorite 1

comment 0

Vol. 15, no. 5-6, May-July, 1935, not published
Topics: Germany -- Intellectual life -- Periodicals., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Der...
McGill University Library
by Kraft Foods Limited
texts

eye 968

favorite 21

comment 0

26 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 15 cm
Topics: McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook Collection
McGill University Library
by Francatelli, Charles Elmé, 1805-1876
texts

eye 2,501

favorite 17

comment 0

xv, 560 pages : illustrations
Topics: Cooking., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cooking, Cookbook Collection
McGill University Library
by Grosse Berliner Kunst-Ausstellung (1900); Bismeyer, Fritz, former owner; Königliche Akademie der Künste (Berlin, Germany); Verein Berliner Künstler; Düsseldorfer Künstlerschaft
texts

eye 3,051

favorite 0

comment 0

xii, 140 pages : illustrations, plans ; 17 cm
Topics: Grosse Berliner Kunst-Ausstellung -- (1900) -- Catalogs., Art -- Germany -- Berlin -- Exhibitions.,...
McGill University Library
by Wünsch, Richard, 1869-1915
texts

eye 1,194

favorite 2

comment 0

xxxii, 52 : facsimile ; 40 cm.
Topics: Inscriptions, Greek -- Attica., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Humanities and Social...
McGill University Library
by Kraus Reprint,
texts

eye 3,169

favorite 0

comment 0

Vol. 15, no. 5-6, May-July, 1935, not published
Topics: Germany -- Intellectual life -- Periodicals., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Der...
McGill University Library
by Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art. Canadian Architecture Collection; Žantovská Murray, Irena, 1946-
texts

eye 465

favorite 2

comment 0

xix, 494 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art. -- Canadian Architecture Collection --...
McGill University Library
by McGill University. Graduates' Society.
texts

eye 112

favorite 0

comment 0

volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
6 preliminary leaves, 182 (i.e. 128) pages 19 cm
Topics: Jews -- Great Britain., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Rare Books and Special...
McGill University Library
by Allemagne, Henry René d', 1863-1950
texts

eye 4,954

favorite 30

comment 0

2 volumes : illustrations (some color), facsimiles, portraits, plans ; 33 cm
Topics: Cards -- History., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Saul Shapiro Collection of...
McGill University Library
texts

eye 5,585

favorite 16

comment 0

471 pages : maps (some folded) ; 23 cm
Topics: Middle East -- History -- 19th century., Nationalism -- Middle East., World War, 1914-1918 --...
McGill University Library
by Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art. Canadian Architecture Collection; Žantovská Murray, Irena, 1946-
texts

eye 653

favorite 2

comment 0

271 pages : plans ; 28 cm
Topics: Nobbs, Percy E. -- (Percy Erskine), -- 1875-1964 -- Archives -- Catalogs., Blackader-Lauterman...
McGill University Library
by The Edinburgh almanack, or, Universal Scots and Imperial register, for 1820 : being leap year ; containing a correct calendar, on an improved scheme.
texts

eye 1,546

favorite 0

comment 0

Almanacs, English -- Scotland.
Topics: McGill University Library Digitized Title, Sovereigns and States of Europe -- Peerage of Great...
McGill University Library
texts

eye 2,444

favorite 10

comment 0

348 leaves 19 cm
Topics: Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions., Pharmacy -- Early works to 1800., Formulas,...
4 volumes
Topics: Zoological illustration., Birds -- Santo Domingo -- Pictorial works., Watercolor painting., McGill...
[16], 237, [11] pages, [26] leaves of plates (4 folded) : illustrations, maps ; 32 cm
Topics: China -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800., China -- Social life and customs -- Early...
31 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Topics: Baking., Cooking, Canadian., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook Collection,...
McGill University Library
texts

eye 318

favorite 0

comment 0

xli, 470 pages illustrations, plates 32 cm.
Topics: Zoology -- Asia., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Zoology
McGill University Library
by Salon des Tuileries (6th : 1928 : Paris); Besnard, Paul Albert, 1849-1934
texts

eye 2,083

favorite 3

comment 0

146 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 18 cm
Topics: Salon des Tuileries -- (6th : -- 1928 : -- Paris, France) -- Catalogs., Painting, French -- 20th...
viii, 479, [8] pages, 20 unnumbered leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations, 1 map ; 29 cm
Topics: Sumatra (Indonesia) -- History., Sumatra (Indonesia) -- Description and travel., Ethnology --...
McGill University Library
by Hume, David, 1711-1776; Prezzolini, Giuseppe, 1882-1982; Hume, David, 1711-1776. Enquiry concerning the principles of morals. Italian
texts

eye 1,470

favorite 0

comment 0

xvii, 318, vi pages ; 22 cm.
Topics: Knowledge, Theory of -- Early works to 1800., Ethics, Modern -- Early works to 1800., McGill...
151 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Topics: Cooking., Cooking, Canadian., Baking., Bread., Pastry., Flour., Five Roses Flour., McGill...
324 pages ; 14 cm
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Scotland -- Registers., Aberdeen (Scotland) -- History., McGill University Library Digitized Title,...