UTS Library

UTS Reading Room’s chairs & rare book display

If you are on campus, come and visit UTS Library’s new book display and bespoke chairs located inside the UTS Reading Room on level 5 of CB02. While you are enjoying the space take a load off and study on one of the eagerly awaited UTS Reading Room chairs designed by Adam Goodrum. 

Currently showcasing rare books from UTS Library’s Special Collection:

  • Leningrad Watercolours, Maria Sibylla Merian, edited by Ernst Ullmann, 1974. Merian was a German-born artist, explorer, and one of the world’s first ecologists who studied the behaviour and metamorphoses of insects.
  • Historia Plantarum, John Ray Vol. 1 1686, Vol. 2 1688, Vol. 3 1704 is one of the most notable botanical studies of the seventeenth century.
  • A Voyage to New Holland, William Dampier, 1703. This publication is Dampier’s own account of his expedition to Australia and New Guinea aboard the HMS Roebuck from 1699 – 1701.

Leningrad Watercolours  Historia Plantarum A Voyage to New Holland