Rare book collection

Formerly the private library of Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968)

Strengths

The printed book collection was acquired primarily for fine bindings and plates.

Physical characteristics

The collection comprises c4,500 volumes.

Created

1470
2010

Collected

0
2012

Coverage

1470
2010
Custodial History

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.

Accrual
Accrual Policy
Active
Accrual Method
Bequest
Donation
Purchase
Accrual Periodicity
Irregular
Added by Chester Beatty Library | Last updated on: 08 February 2018