Advance Reading Lists

Rare Book School makes the advance reading lists used in its courses generally available. Each of these reading lists is provided with links leading to the relevant page for in-print items on the lists. Amazon’s prices are competitive, and the links may be useful even if you don’t intend to buy the books, because of the bibliographic information Amazon routinely provides (ISBN, edition or printing, availability of hard-cover vs. paperback editions, &c.). Bear in mind that the books listed may quite possibly be found through umbrella sites like and, or on individual sites like,, or at discount prices.

NB: Courses marked with * are not currently offered.

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