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Browse Rare Books & Manuscripts 

Broward College’s unique Special Collections can add a different dimension to your class assignments. Our collection includes the oldest book at the University/College Library, which was published in 1702, along with various other first edition treasures. Whether you’re struggling to find a topic to write about, want to add a historical perspective to your papers or if you’re simply a bibliophile, we encourage you to take a look at the books and manuscripts in our Special Collections.
Birds of the Southern Third of Africa

London, Longman's Green & Co.

Birds of the Southern Third of Africa is a reference work that provides clear and concise information on Ostriches, Wagtails and various 
birds within Eastern African, Western Nyasaland,  both Rhodesias, Southern Africa, and south of the Congo watershed. 

Life of Japan

New York: NY: The Baker & Taylor Company.

A rare volume on Japanese customs, culture, and class.  Life of Japan is also a great resource for information regarding foreign relations between the United States and Japan.

Venture in the East

Boston, MA: Little Brown and Company.

This 1951 novel is based on a true story of how the English take the Philippines from the Spaniards. During this historical struggle, Japanese laws are challenged when a Dutch lady who was born in Japan boards a ship to freedom.


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