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Rare books and bibles

FAQs about rare books ♦ Access to rare books at Luhr LibraryRare bibles

James I. Good Collection for Reformation Studies and Reformed Church History, Eden Theological Seminary

FAQs about rare books

For answers to some frequently asked questions about rare and older books and their values, please see Your Old Books, a guide prepared by the Rare Books and Manuscripts Division of the Association of College and Research Libraries, American Library Association.

Access to rare books at Luhr Reading & Reference Library

Scholars who need to use items from the library's Rare Book Collection are encouraged to make an appointment. Please contact Michael Boddy by phone 314.252.3130 or email. Rare materials are not available for use after 4:30 pm during the week or any time during weekend hours. Users of rare books will be asked to sign a form indicating that they understand and will follow our regulations regarding the handling of rare books. The collection is fully cataloged and may be accessed by searching the Webster-Eden Library System Catalog, the password-protected OCLC WorldCat database, or the freely-available web version of WorldCat.

Rare bibles

About rare bibles

For information about what makes a bible rare, please see Question 8 in Your Old Books, a guide prepared by the Rare Books and Manuscripts Division of the Association of College and Research Libraries, American Library Association.

Bibles in the Luhr Reading & Reference Library Rare Book Collection