This page includes a bibliography of rare Chinese books before 1912, as well as unique materials on China published in the 20th century and historical European books about China. Some of these materials are still located in the Asian Studies Collection or at our offsite facility, but most can be found in the Rare and Distinctive Collections.
Rare and Distinctive Collections at the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries holds a growing collection of materials on and from China. We continue to build this collection through new acquisitions to support research and instruction on campus and beyond. To find additional materials held in our Rare and Distinctive Collections, search the following two databases: