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A Century for the Millennium:

One Hundred Treasures from the Collections of the Princeton University Library

The items pictured here are only a few of those on display in the Exhibition Gallery at Firestone Library through November 5. The gallery is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and noon to 500 p.m. on weekends.

Ktah Salat al-Swait (Italy, 1514),
the first book printed in Arabic

Visions of the Daughters of Albion,
by William Blake (1793)

Illuminated manuscript of the Persian national
epic Shahnameh, by Firdawsi (1589)

Alice Liddell, the inspiration for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, in a photo album belonging to the author Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll, 1832-1898)

 

 


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