Number of items: 2,620
Date range: late 18th to 20th centuries
Catalogued: a list of the books in the Early Science Collection can be obtained from the Library catalogue.
Image: ‘Papaveraceae: the poppy tribe’ from Elizabeth Twining’s Illustrations of the natural orders of plants. London: Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, 1868 [Early Science Collection QK98 TWI]