Publications Now Online

The John Carter Brown Library has a strong tradition of publishing books about the collection. Many of these publications—which include exhibition catalogs and Annual Meeting addresses—are now out of print and no longer available for purchase. They are available here as PDFs. Please check back regularly; we are in the process of scanning more titles and will add them to this list as we do so.

Anticipating Pluralism, The Founder's Vision: An Address, by Martin E. Marty. Providence, 1986
The Book in the Americas: A Prospectus for Renewed Study of the Role of Books in the Development of Latin American Culture and Bibliography,  by Julia Greer Johnson. Providence, 1985

Books Printed in Lima and Elsewhere in South America after 1800. Boston, 1908
The British Look at America During the Age of Samuel Johnson: An Exhibition with an Address by Herman W. Liebert, John Carter Brown Library. Providence, 1971
Brown University Broadsides, by George Parker Winship.  Providence, 1913
Christmas in the Colonies: Paganism or Piety. Providence, 1983
 The Dedication of the Caspersen Building, September 17, 1991, by Bernard Bailyn. Providence, 1992
Encountering the New World 1493 to 1800, catalogued by Susan Danforth. With an introductory essay by William H. McNeil. Providence, 1991 
Errand Into the Wilderness: An Address, by Perry Miller. Williamsburg, 1952 
The First Century of the John Carter Brown Library: A History with a Guide to the Collections by Lawrence C. Wroth. Providence, 1946 
 The Gentle Madness of a Guardian of Relics: A Chat , by José Mindlin Providence, 1993
The Haitian Revolution, 1789-1804: An Exhibition at the John Carter Brown Library (May to September 2004), by Malick W. Ghachem.  Providence, 2004
A Harvest Gathered: Food in the New World, prepared by Daniel J. Slive. Providence, 1989  
 Imagining Idolatry: Missionaries, Indians, and Jews: Occasional Paper, by Judith Laikin Elkin.  Providence, 1992

 The John Carter Brown Library: A History, by George Parker Winship. Providence, 1914
The John Carter Brown Library Building, Providence, [1990]

Lawrence Counselman Wroth 1884-1970. The Memorial Minute Read before the Faculty of Brown University 9 February 1971 and A Handlist of an Exhibition of his Writings in the John Carter Brown Library of Brown University. Providence, 1971
Liberty's Impact: The World Views 1776: Essays, edited by Donald K. Moore. Providence, 1976
 Libros Virumque Cano Gaudeamus. The Gifts of John Nicholas Brown to the John Carter Brown Library from 1924 to 1969. A Tribute on his Seventieth Birthday 21 February 1970.  Providence, 1970
"Materials for the Study of French History in the John Carter Brown Library of Brown University," (reprint) by Durand Echeverria. Providence, 1961
A Matter of Taste: A Catalog to an Exhibition, by Susan Danforth. Providence, 1984 
The Mirror of the Indian: With an Address, The American Indian: Incorrigible Individualist, by Edmund S. Morgan. Providence, 1958
Musa Americana. The Classics in the New World. Catalogue of an Exhibition, prepared by Danial Elliott. Providence, 1988
Native Americans in their Old and New Worlds: An Exhibition held at the John Carter Brown Library, by Daniel J. Slive. Providence, 1992
The New Found Land: The English Contribution to the Discovery of North America, by David Beers Quinn. Providence, 1965
Portuguese Exploration to the West and the Formation of Brazil 1450-1800, Catalogue of an Exhibition. By Dagmar Schäffer. Providence, 1988
Posterity's Marketplace: A View of the Rare Book Trade, by Robert Rosenthal. Providence, 1985
Rare Americana: A Selection of One Hundred & One Books, Maps, & Prints NOT IN  The John Carter Brown Library, John Carter Brown Library. Providence, 1974
The Recovery of the Classics and the Growth of Learning in the West, John Carter Brown Library. Providence, 1984
A Relation of the Successefull Beginnings of the Lord Baltemore's Plantation in Mary-Land (facsimile) by the Maryland Hall of Records and the John Carter Brown Library. Providence, 1984 
In Retrospect, 1923-1949. An Exhibition Commemorating Twenty-six Years of Service to the John Carter Brown Library by Lawrence C. Wroth. Providence, 1949
 Spain and Spanish America The Past and the Future: An Address, by Jaime de Ojeda. Providence, 1996
"The Surveys and Descriptions of the Windward Islands Ceded by France to Great Britain in 1763," (reprint) by Christopher M. Klein. Providence, 1967

   Thomas Jefferson in Historical Context: An Exhbition held at the John Carter Brown Library March 25 to May 15, 1993, by Barbara A. Mathews. Providence, 1993
Urbanism in the American Colonies:An Address, John Nicholas Brown. Providence, 1976
Vasco da Gama and the Age of Portuguese Expansion: An Exhibition at the John Carter Brown Library, by Susan Danforth and Felipe Fernández-Armesto. Providence, 1998
A View of America: An Exhibition at the John Carter Brown Library ... on the Occasion of the 41st Annual Meeting of the Associates, John Carter Brown Library. Providence, 1984
"William Hack's Manuscript Atlases of "The Great South Sea of America," (reprint) by Lawrence C. Wroth. Providence, 1966