Special Collections
Rare Books and Prints

Alan Villiers Collection

The Villiers Collections is the library of the novelist and writer Alan Villiers (1903-1982). Consisting mostly of books about ships, sailing and the sea, it was presented to the Library by the Potter Foundation in 1982.

Access and Availability

The Villiers Collection is fully catalogued online. Material may be accessed through the Cultural Collections Reading Room in the Baillieu Library. Requests for material can be made online prior to visiting the reading room. To request material, please use our online request form.

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