Rare and antiquarian books from Italy, Lebanon, India and England. Have a look at the first Yale-NUS “Special Collections” items on display in the Library.
- Pompei Pitture e Mosaici
Mural painting, mosaics and decoration of Pompeii
Istituto della enciclopedia italiana
10 Volumes, Rome: 1990-2003
- Tafsir al Tabari
An exegesis by Imam ibn Jarir al-Tabari (839-923 AD)
13 volumes, Beirut, Lebanon: 2009
- The Mimamsa Darsna of Maharsi Jaimini
Hindu philosophy by Jaimini (3rd Century BC)
4 volumes, Varanasi, India: 1989
- A Thousand and One Nights
Translated and edited by Richard Francis Burton.
First edition of 1885-8 in ten volumes. Supplemental edition in six volumes bound in seven parts. Printed
by the Burton Club For Private Subscribers Only. One Thousand and One Nights is a collection of Middle Eastern, West Asian and South Asian stories and folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age.