Rare books collections: Salmond Collection

Salmond Collection

The Salmond collection comprises around 200 facsimiles collected by Marie Salmond, wife of George Salmond MA (St And), and presented by him in 1950. It consists mainly of facsimiles of early editions of works by Elizabethan authors, and includes facsimiles of the first collected edition of the works of Geoffrey Chaucer (1532) and of a number of early Shakespeare editions.

Finding aids

Records for the whole collection are available via the online catalogue. Classmarks for books in this collection have the prefix Sal.

Images of the collection