The collection is composed of printings made between the 16th and 19th centuries. The 18th century is represented by religious and secular books, whilst the 19th century ones are mostly military instructions and regulations. This collection has a heterogeneous composition, being constituted from works either Romanian, issued before 1866 or foreign, written before 1700. The books within the collection originate from different typographic centres covering/ spanning the entire old period of writing and printing press.