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Locke Collection
University of Toronto, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Locke, John; Philosophy, British

The collection was purchased in 1971. Additional items are added as available.

The collection contains first and important editions of most of John Locke's works as well as early abridgements and translations. Important items in the collection include the first five editions of the Essay concerning human understanding; and Locke's first known appearance in print, a poem in Musarum Oxoniensium elaiophoria [romanized] (1654). Material up to 1750 is included in the collection.

English and French.

Approximatively 125 volumes.

Bibliographic Access
The collection is catalogued.

Physical Access
The collection is open to the public with identification. For further information visit:

Interlibrary Loan: No.

Reprography: As the condition of the material warrants.

Reference Assistance: Yes.

Publications Describing Collection
None at present.