The printed book collection at the Chester Beatty Library was acquired primarily for fine bindings and plates.
Formerly the private library of Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968)
The printed book collection was acquired primarily for fine bindings and plates.
The collection comprises c4,500 volumes.
The Library is in the ownership of a Board of Trustees who hold it for the use and benefit of the public. Please consult with staff as to matters of copyright and permission to publish
The Chester Beatty Library is a public charitable trust established under the will of the late Sir Alfred Chester Beatty, which was granted probate in 1969.