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.
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.