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Rare Books

Rare Book Division
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
Curator of Rare Books

The Hamilton Cottier Collection of Raleigh contains over 240 books and pamphlets as well as 64 periodical articles. Gift received in 1971. Included is a copy of Raleigh's The Discovery of Guiana. London, 1596; 25 titles from the STC period and 58 Wing period books. The Cottier gift is also particularly strong in Raleigh's The History of the World with examples of 12 of the 14 English editions from the seventeenth century. The books are dispersed in the General Rare Book Collection.

There is available a copy checked for the Cottier Collection of the Bushfield bibliography of Raleigh (Ex 3902.9.021)