Special Collection     
           This Special Collection consists of rare and precious books from all over the world, acquired on the basis of a special program created by the library in line with the university's education and research policy.


Historical materials relating to Japan's foreign relations Martin Luther
Ukiyoe depicting Japan's interactions with the outside world Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nipponalia (Books on Japanese studies) Friedrich von Schiller
World explorations and voyages Rainer Maria Rilke
Ancient maps of the world Honoré de Balzac
Antiquarian Bibles of the world Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Western antiquarian dictionaries and encyclopaedias Americana
Children's books of the world Australian Literature
Manuscript letters of famous world figures Mexicana
Theories that changed the world Sultan Hamid
William Shakespeare China (Books on Chinese studies)
Samuel Johnson Lafcadio Hearn
Charles Dickens Wenceslau de Moraes

      Most of the Special Collection catalogs are set out in the Second Reading Room where users

      may consult them at any time.