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Modern fine print collection

21 November 2023

UC's Modern Fine Print Collection is an extension of the Rare Books Collection. It includes works from the 1890s onwards. Learn more and see how to access our modern fine print collection.


[Image: A dream of John Ball and A king’s lesson. Morris, William. Hammersmith [1892] Bib#569005]

This is an extension of the Rare Books Collection and includes works from the 1890s onwards.

Representative examples of most of the private presses such as Kelmscott, Doves, Golden Cockerell, and Gregynog are included. Also, fine printing from commercial presses, book illustration and design and examples of artists’ books are collected.

The works of New Zealand poets, artists and printers in small handpress editions are also sought out.

Books may not be borrowed.


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