A storehouse of information
Look for interesting facts in our fully digitised magazines. Read More
Myths, legends and fairy tales
Myths, legends and fairy tales Read More
On the fabric of the human body
An original piece of scholarship and a work of beauty by the man who virtually invented human anatomy: Andreas Vesalius Read More
Picturing Europe
Travel guides that defined the ‘tourist gaze’: images of European cities and regions. Read More
Pierre Kemp
One of the most fascinating loners in twentieth-century Dutch poetry. Letters, graphic work and a unique handwritten ’book of friends’. Read More
With our secular and religious song books. Read More
Study of the soul
Check out our illustrations from interesting, important, and peculiar psychology related books. Read More
Things related to nature
Browse through extremely rare books related to Physics. Read More
Tot Maestricht
400 years of book printing in the city of Maastricht. Read More
Travels into the unknown
Explore images from our travel treasures and see how we encountered the other in former times. Read More

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Top of the class

With these books the Jesuit school principals promoted competition among their students as part of their pedagogy.

Gems of the Special Collections

From the most unique to the downright wonderful. Our highlights.