Location & Hours

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

120 St. George Street, 2nd Floor
Toronto, Ontario Canada M5S 1A5


Mon-Wed., Fri - 9am-5pm
Thurs. 9am-8pm
Sat, Sun - Closed

Upcoming Exhibition

Nature on the Page: The Print and Manuscript Culture of Victorian Natural History
Mon, Jan. 28, 2019 to Fri, Apr. 26, 2019
The Fisher Library's Victorian natural history exhibition provides a unique opportunity to trace the ways in which the medium of print stimulated and sustained the 19th century appetite for natural history. 

What's new at Fisher

First page from the Dec 2018 issue of the Halcyon

The latest issue of the Friends of Fisher newsletter features a special donors section, who write about their collecting. It is available for download.

Page to Estienne book about the Queen of France

Book attributed to Henri Estienne, the great 16th century French Protestant printer on his (less-than complimentary) feelings about the dowager Queen of France.

Featured Collection

Ted Hughes and the Small Press
The Fisher has a virtually complete collection of limited, signed works by British poet Ted Hughes, published in the 1970s and early 1980s by two presses he established: the Rainbow Press and the Morrigu Press.


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Fisher Audio

Gaspereau Press' Andrew Steeves delivered the 2013 Katz Lecture. His talk focused on the way in which knowledge of book history and print culture has impacted his work at Gaspereau.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013