Marquand Library, Princeton University

Established in 1908, Marquand is one of the oldest and most extensive art libraries in America. The collection of close to 400,000 volumes covers world art and architecture from antiquity to the present, including distinguished 15th through 21st-century rare book holdings. The library was renovated and expanded in 2003, and now occupies 46,000 square feet on five floors of McCormick Hall. Marquand serves the Princeton University community and scholars from around the world, attracting over 150,000 visitors each year.

New and Notable

Jacobus Strada (1507–1588)
Imperatorum Romanorum omnium orientalium et occidentalium verissimae imagines ex antiquis numismatis quam fidelissime delineatae : addita cuiusque vitae descriptione ex Thesauro Iacobi Stradae et per brevi elogio uniuscuiusque carmine, quod quasi epitome est historiae, ad iuuandam memoriam.
Zurich: Ex Officina Andreae Gesneri, 1559
[6], 118, [2] leaves : portraits ; 36 cm. (fol.)
CJ985.S87 1559f
Tokyo: Seikigun, 1949-1950
7 printed issues
NX584.A1 S456
KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI (ca. 1760-ca. 1879)
(DENSHIN KAISHU) HOKUSAI MANGA [(Transmitting the Spirit and Revealing the Form of Things) Random Drawings of Hokusai]
Nagoya: Eirakuya Tōshirō, 1814-1878
ND1059.K15 A34
M[onsieur]. Dubois-Maisonneuve.
L’Introduction à l’étude des vases antiques d’argile peints, vulgairement appelés étrusques
(Paris : P. Didot, 1817-[1834?]).
NK4654 .D826 1817e
Joachim von Sandrart (1606–88)
L’Academia todesca della architectura, scultura & pittura: oder Teutsche Academie der edlen Bau- Bild- und Mahlerey Künste. . . Durch Joachim von Sandrart.
Nürnberg: Bey J. von Sandrart, auch in Frankfurt, bey M. Meriam au finden, gedruckt bey J. P....
2 v. front., illus., plates (part fold.) ports. 37 cm.