University of St Andrews

University Library Special Collections

Rare Books


Leslie Collection

Images of the Leslie Collection

Two items only, given to St Salvator's College in 1685 by John Leslie of Newton. The bindings are stamped 'Collegio St Salvatoris me dono dedit Ioannes Leslie'.

Finding aids

Classmarks for books in this collection have the prefix Les and are available on the online catalogue here.


Find out how you can get copies of books, manuscripts or photographs held within Special Collections.

Collection development policy

Discover how the Special Collections Division makes decisions on the development of its rare book collections.

Current projects

Read about the exciting collection projects the Rare Books team is currently working on, and those that have recently been completed.