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Title: Rare Books CollectionAdd to your cart.

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Subjects: Artist, Books, Civilization, Gutenberg Bible, Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Literature, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Travel

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Over 6,000 titles are held in this collection. The emphasis is on the 18th century, travel, literature, and civilization. Works in the collection are principally in English, Latin, French, German, and Italian. Over 550 titles were printed between 1473 and 1699. The collection contains exquisite facsimile editions of works of such artists and writers as Leonardo da Vinci and Shakespeare. Also present is a replica of the Gutenberg Bible.

Subject/Index Terms

Artist
Books
Civilization
Gutenberg Bible
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519
Literature
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Travel

Administrative Information

Repository: Cunningham Memorial Library Special Collections

Related Materials: The titles listed here represent the uncataloged items from the Rare Books Collection.  Fully cataloged titles can be retrieved on the main Cunningham Memorial Library catalog. For more information please see http://fusion.indstate.edu/.


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[Series 1: Title Entries "A-D"],
[Series 2: Title Entries "E-J"],
[Series 3: Title Entry  "K-P"],
[Series 4: Title Entry  "Q-Z"],
[Series 5: Authors "A-Az"],
[Series 6: Authors "Ba-Bo"],
[Series 7: Authors "Bp-Bz"],
[Series 8: Authors "Ca-Cd"],
[Series 9: Authors Ce-Ch],
[Series 10: Authors "Ci-Cn"],
[Series 11: Authors "Co"],
[Series 12: Authors "Cp-Cz"],
[Series 13: Authors "Da-Dd"],
[Series 14: Authors "De-Di"],
[Series 15: Authors "Dj-Dr"],
[Series 16: Authors "Ds-Dz"],
[Series 17: Authors "E"],
[Series 18: Authors "Fa-Fi"],
[Series 19: Authors "Fj-Fo"],
[Series 20: Authors "Fr-Fz"],
[Series 21: Authors "Ga-Gh"],
[Series 22: Authors "Gi-Go"],
[Series 23: Authors "Gp-Gz"],
[Series 24: Authors "Haa-Haz"],
[Series 25: Authors "Hb-Hi"],
[Series 26: Authors "Hj-Hz"],
[Series 27: Authors "I-J"],
[Series 28: Authors "K"],
[Series 29: Authors "La-Le"],
[Series 30: Authors "Lf-Lz"],
[Series 31: Authors "Maa-Maz"],
[Series 32: Authors "Mb-Mi"],
[Series 33: Authors "Mj-Mz"],
[Series 34: Authors "N-O"],
[Series 35: Authors "Pa-Pf"],
[Series 36: Authors "Ph-Pz"],
[Series 37: Authors "Q"],
[Series 38: Authors "Ra-Ri"],
[Series 39: Authors "Rj-Rz"],
[Series 40: Authors "Sa-Sc"],
[Series 41: Authors "Sd-Sm"],
[Series 42: Authors "Sn-Sz"],
[Series 43: Authors "Ta-Th"],
[Series 44: Authors "Ti-Tz"],
[Series 45: Authors "U-Z"],
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Series 2: Title Entries "E-J"Add to your cart.
Item 1: Eccentric biography, or, Memoirs of remarkable characters, ancient and modern : including potentates, statesmen, divines, historians, naval and military heroes, philosophers, lawyers, impostors, poets, painters, players, dramatic writers, misers, &c. &c. &c. : the whole alphabetically arranged : forming a pleasing delineation of the singularity, whim, folly, caprice, &c. of the human mind, 1804Add to your cart.
Boston: B. & J. Homans
Other Information: Eccentrics and eccentricities--Biography--Dictionaries; Biography--Dictionaries
Item 2: Eikon basilike : the porvtraictvre [sic] of His sacred Maiestie in his solitudes and svfferings, together with His Maiesties praiers delivered to Doctor Juxon immediately before his death : also His Majesties reasons, against the pretended jurisdiction of the high court of justice, which he intended to deliver in writing on Munday January 22, 1648., 1649Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Other Information: Great Britain--History--Civil War, 1642-1649
Item 3: Eikon basilike : the pourtraicture of His sacred Majestie in his solitudes and sufferings, 1649Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Other Information: Great Britain--History--Civil War, 1642-1649
Item 4: Der einige Trost. Eine Erzaelung aus dem kirchlichen Leben der Gegenwart fuer die Reformirte Jugend der Reformirten Kirche, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Cleveland, Ohio: Deutsches Verlanshaus
Item 5: Elbert Hubbard and his work, a biography, a sketch, and a bibliography, 1901Add to your cart.
[Worcester, Mass.]: [The Blanchard Press]
Other Information: Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915; Roycroft Shop
Item 6: Eleanor and Jessey, or, The Queen of the may, [ca. 1790]Add to your cart.
London: John Marshall
Other Information: Conduct of life--Juvenile literature; Sisters--Juvenile literature
Item 7: The elements of chess; a treatise combining theory with practice, and comprising the whole of Philidor's games, and explanatory notes, new modelled; and arranged upon an original plan, 1805Add to your cart.
Boston: W. Pelham
Other Information: Chess
Item 8: Emily, or, The history of a natural daughter : in two volumes, 1756Add to your cart.
London: F. Noble
Other Information: Booksellers advertisements--England--18th century
Item 9: English Household furniture mainly designed by Chippendale, Shearton, Adam, and others of the Georgian period.  One hundred plates, illustrating three hundred and forty-eight examples, 1900Add to your cart.
Boston: Bates & Guild Company
Other Information: Furniture, English
Item 10: Erster Unterricht von Gott fuer die lieben Kleinen, 1841Add to your cart.
M
Item 11: Essay on political society, 1800Add to your cart.
Whitehall [Pa.]: William Young
Other Information: Political science--United States; United States--Politics and government
Item 12: Essays from the Chap-book. Being a miscellany of curious and interesting tales, histories, &c; newly composed by many celebrated writers, 1896Add to your cart.
Chicago: H. S. Stone & Company
Other Information: American essays; Literature, Modern
Item 13: Eulogies and orations on the life and death of General George Washington, first president of the United States of America, 1800Add to your cart.
Boston: Printed by Manning & Loring, for W. P. & L. Blake [et al.]
Other Information: Washington, George, 1732-1799--Sermons
Item 14: Eulogium, on the character of General Washington, late president of the United States : pronounced before the Pennsylvania society of the Cincinnati, on the twenty-second day of February, eighteen hundred. At the German Reformed church, in the city of Philadelphia, 1800Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: John Ormrod
Other Information: Washington, George, 1732-1799--Sermons
Item 15: An expose of the present ruinous system of town & country banks : and a sketch of a plan for the establishment of district banks, to be founded on principles that must effectually secure them from the risk of bankruptcy / by a British merchant, 1810Add to your cart.
London: William Lowrie
Other Information: Banks and banking--Great Britain.
Item 16: Exposition des primitifs francais : au Palais du Louvre (Pavillon de Marsan) et a la Bibliotheque nationale / catalogue redige par Henri Bouchot, [et autres] ; preface de Georges Lafenestre, 1904Add to your cart.
Paris: Gazette des Beaux-Arts
Other Information: Art, Renaissance--France; Art, French--Exhibitions; Manuscripts, French--Catalogs
Item 17: The famous history of Friar Bacon. Part the firt [sic] : with the lives and deaths of Bungey and Vendermast, 1796Add to your cart.
[Derby?]: [Printed by J. Drewry?]
Other Information: Chapbooks, English
Item 18: Fetes and Festivals, 185-?Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Item 19: The Flatey Book and recently discovered Vatican manuscripts concerning America as early as the tenth century. Documents now published for the first time, which establish beyond controversy the claim that North America was settled by Norsemen five hundred years before the time of Columbus. Sagas that describe the voyages to, and character of, the new country, and letters from several popes directing bishops in their government of the church in the western world, 1906Add to your cart.
London [etc.]: Norrcena Society
Other Information: Manuscripts, Old Norse; Biblioteca apostolica vaticana--Manuscripts; America--Discovery and exploration--Norse
Item 20: The Florentine Fior di virtu of 1491. Translated into English by Nicholas Fersin [sic] with facsimiles of all the original wood cuts. Published for the Library of Congress, 1953Add to your cart.
[Philadelphia]: [Printed by E. Stern]
Item 21: Foster Hall bulletin, -1931Add to your cart.
Indianapolis, Ind.: J. K. Lilly
Other Information: Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864--Periodicals
Item 22: Les Francais peints par eux-memes, 1861Add to your cart.
Paris: L. Curmer
Item 23: Les Francais peints par eux-memes; encyclopedie morale du dix-neuvieme siecle, 1840-1842Add to your cart.
Paris: L. Curmer
Other Information: Costume--France; France--Social life and customs; Paris (France)--Social life and customs
Item 24: The friend. A religious and literary journal, 1827-1830Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: John Richardson
Item 25: The gentleman's and citizen's almanack, compiled by Samuel Watson, bookseller, for the year of our Lord 1780, 1780Add to your cart.
Dublin: Samuel Watson ; Thomas Stewart
Other Information: Almanacs, Irish--Early works to 1800; Almanacs, English--Early works to 1800
Item 26: Der geschickte und wohlerfahrne Brandwein-Brenner, und das in Confect und Backen sich uebende Frauenzimmer, 1744Add to your cart.
Leipzig: Augustus Martini
Other Information: Liquors; Coffee
Item 27: Golden thoughts on mother, home and heaven, from poetic and prose literature of all ages and all lands, 1883Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Bradley, Garretson & Co.
Other Information: Home
Item 28: Goody Two Shoes; or, The history of little Margery Meanwell, in rhyme, 1825Add to your cart.
London: John Harris
Item 29: Grandmamma's surprise party, 1880Add to your cart.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company ; Richard Handy
Other Information: Brothers and sisters--Juvenile fiction; Children's stories; Juvenile literature--1880
Item 30: The great historical documents of America; reproduced by official authority from the originals in the Department of State and the Library of Congress, Washington, D. C., and the Lenox Library, New York, 1910Add to your cart.
New York: P. F. Collier & Son
Other Information: United States--History--Sources; United States--Foreign relations
Item 31: Guardian, 1804Add to your cart.
London: John Sharpe
Item 32: Gulliver revived: or, The vice of lying properly exposed; containing singular travels, campaigns, voyages and adventvres, 1790Add to your cart.
Hamburgh: B. G. Hoffmann
Item 33: Gutenbergs Turkenkalender fur das Jahr 1455, rekonstruierter Typendruck von holzerner Handpresse mit Handrubrizierung, [1928]Add to your cart.
[Mainz]: [Gutenberg-Gesellschaft]
Other Information: Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468; Incunabula--Facsimiles
Item 34: The Harleian miscellany : or, A collection of scarce, curious, and entertaining pamphlets and tracts, as well in manuscript as in print, found in the late Earl of Oxford's library ; interspersed with historical, political, and critical notes, 1808-1811Add to your cart.
London: Robert Dutton
Other Information: Great Britain--History--Sources
Item 35: Henry's birthday, or, Beginning to be a missionary, 1855Add to your cart.
New York: Carlton & Lanahan ; Cincinatti : Hitchcock & Waldon
Other Information: Christian life--Juvenile fiction; Birthdays--Juvenile fiction; Holidays--Juvenile fiction; Children--Conduct of life--Juvenile fiction; Conduct of life--Early works to 1900--Juvenile fiction
Item 36: Het groote tafereel der dwaasheid, vertoonende de opkomst, voortgang en ondergang der actie, bubbel en windnegotie, in Vrankryk, Engeland, en de Nederlanden, gepleegt in den jaare MDCCXX, 1720Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Other Information: Colonial companies; Law, John, 1671-1729; South Sea Company
Item 37: Histoire de Guillaume III, roi de la Grande Bretagne, 1703Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: Pierre Brunel
Other Information: William III, King of England, 1650-1702
Item 38: Histoire de la Sainte Russie, [1854]Add to your cart.
[Paris]: [H. Bry]
Other Information: Russia--History--Caricatures and cartoons
Item 39: Histoire de Pierre de Provence, et de la belle Maguelonne, 1775Add to your cart.
Paris: Fournier
Item 40: Histoire du Parlement assemble a Westmunster, le 21, Fevrier 1701 & la douzieme annee du Regne de Guillaume III : ou l'on examine l'Acte qu'il a fait pour regler la Succession a la Couronne & les Droits de la Chambre des Communes, 1703Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: Henri Schelte
Other Information: Great Britain--Politics and government--1689-1702
Item 41: Histoire generale des drogues, traitant des plantes, des animaux, & des mineraux, ouvrage enrichy de plus de quartre cent figures en tailledouce tirees d'apres nature; avec un discourt qui explique leurs differens noms, les pays d'ou elles viennent, la maniere de conno, 1694Add to your cart.
Paris: Jean-Baptiste Loyson & Augustin Pillon ; Au Palais : Estienne Ducastin
Other Information: Drugs; Materia medica--Early works to 1800
Item 42: Histoire scandaleuse politique, anecdotique et bigote des duchesses d'Angouleme et de Berry : formant le complement indispensable de l'histoire scandaleuse de Charles X, 1830Add to your cart.
Paris: Les marchands de nouveautes
Other Information: Berry, Marie-Caroline de Bourbon-Sicile, duchesse de, 1798-1870; Angouleme, Marie-Therese Charlotte, duchesse d', 1778-1851; France--History--Louis XVI, 1774-1793; France--History--Revolution, 1789-1900; France--Court and courtiers
Item 43: Histoire secrette de la duchesse de Portsmouth, ou l'on verra une relation des intrigues de da [sic] cour du R.Ch.II. durant le ministere de cette duchesse, & une relation aussi de la mort de ce prince, 1690Add to your cart.
Londres: Richard Baldwin
Other Information: Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685; Keroualle, Louise-Renee de, Duchess of Portsmouth and Aubigny, 1649-1734; Great Britain--Court and courtiers
Item 44: Historia completa das inquisicoes de Italia, Hespanha, e Portugal : Ornada com oito estampas analogas aos principaes objectos que nella se tratao, 1822Add to your cart.
Lisboa: Maigrense
Other Information: Inquisition--Italy; Inquisition--Spain; Inquisition--Portugal
Item 45: Historical register, containing an impartial relation of all transactions, foreign and domestick, 1714-1718Add to your cart.
London: C. Meere
Other Information: Great Britain--History--1714-1738--Periodicals; Europe--History--1648-1789--Periodicals
Item 46: The history of England. Faithfully extracted from authentick records, approved manuscripts. And the most celebrated histories of this kingdom, in all languages, whether ecclesiastical or civil. With the effigies of all the kings and queens of England, from the Norman race, to the present time; curiously engraved on copper plates, from original medals and pictures, 1702Add to your cart.
London: Isaac Cleave, Abel Roper, A. Bosvile and Richard Basset
Other Information: Great Britain--History
Item 47: History of the American War of 1812, from the commencement, until the final termination thereof, on the memorable eighth of January, 1815, at New Orleans, 1817Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Wm. M'Carty
Other Information: United States--History--War of 1812
Item 48: Home Pets: Saalfield's Tiny Muslin Books, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Item 49: Hundert handzeichnungen alter hollaendischer meister, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Leipzig: A. Schumann's Verlag
Other Information: Drawing, Dutch
Item 50: Iconographie des contemporains, ou, Portraits des personnes dont les noms se rattachent plus pariculierement, soit par leurs actions, soit par leurs ecrits, aux divers evenements qui ont eu lieu en France, depuis 1789, jusqu'en 1829 : avec les fac-simile de l'ecriture de chacune d'elles, 1832Add to your cart.
Paris: Delpech
Other Information: France--Biography--Portraits
Item 51: The Illustrated American stage; a pictorial review of the most notable recent theatrical successes, together with many drawings and portraits of celebrated players, 1901Add to your cart.
New York: R. H. Russell
Item 52: [Imitatio Christi] Les Quatre Livres de L'Imitation de Jesus-Christ, 1801Add to your cart.
Paris: H. Barbou
Item 53: In occasione dell'augusto Connubio delle loro altezze reali D. Luigi Maria Borbone con La Duchessa Matilde di Baviera, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Item 54: Das Jesus-kind : oder Geburt und kindheit unseres herren Jesu Christi, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Cleveland, Ohio: Deutsches Verlagshaus
Other Information: Jesus Christ--Childhood
Item 55: Le jeu de l'hombre, augmente des decisions nouvelles sur les difficultez et incidens de ce jeu, 1709Add to your cart.
Paris: Pierre Ribou
Item 56: Journael of kort verhael van 't begin, voortgangh en eynde des oorloghs tusschen den koningh en verdere regeeringe van Macassar, en de Nederlandtsche Geoctroyeerde Oost-Indische Compagnie, in de jaren 1666, 1667, 1668 en 1669 voorgevallen : vertoonende de heerlijcke overwinningen der voornoemde Compagnie tegen het Macassars rijck : onder het manhaft beleyt van den ed. Heer Cornelis Speelman, oudt-gouverneur van de kust Choromandel, &c. als mede des self articulen van vrede, 1670Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: Marcus Doornick
Other Information: Speelman, Cornelis Janszoon, 1628-1684; Makasar (Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia)--History; Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie
Item 57: Journal du voyage de Michel de Montaigne en Italie, par la Suisse & l'Allemagne, en 1580 & 1581, 1774Add to your cart.
Rome ; Paris: Le Jay
Other Information: Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592--Journeys; Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592--Diaries; Europe--Description and travel--Early works to 1800; Italy--Description and travel--Early works to 1800; Germany--Description and travel--Early works to 1800; Switzerland--Description and travel--Early works to 1800
Item 58: Juvenile story-teller, a collection of original moral tales, for the amusement and edification of young masters and misses, 1805Add to your cart.
London: James Imray

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[Series 1: Title Entries "A-D"],
[Series 2: Title Entries "E-J"],
[Series 3: Title Entry  "K-P"],
[Series 4: Title Entry  "Q-Z"],
[Series 5: Authors "A-Az"],
[Series 6: Authors "Ba-Bo"],
[Series 7: Authors "Bp-Bz"],
[Series 8: Authors "Ca-Cd"],
[Series 9: Authors Ce-Ch],
[Series 10: Authors "Ci-Cn"],
[Series 11: Authors "Co"],
[Series 12: Authors "Cp-Cz"],
[Series 13: Authors "Da-Dd"],
[Series 14: Authors "De-Di"],
[Series 15: Authors "Dj-Dr"],
[Series 16: Authors "Ds-Dz"],
[Series 17: Authors "E"],
[Series 18: Authors "Fa-Fi"],
[Series 19: Authors "Fj-Fo"],
[Series 20: Authors "Fr-Fz"],
[Series 21: Authors "Ga-Gh"],
[Series 22: Authors "Gi-Go"],
[Series 23: Authors "Gp-Gz"],
[Series 24: Authors "Haa-Haz"],
[Series 25: Authors "Hb-Hi"],
[Series 26: Authors "Hj-Hz"],
[Series 27: Authors "I-J"],
[Series 28: Authors "K"],
[Series 29: Authors "La-Le"],
[Series 30: Authors "Lf-Lz"],
[Series 31: Authors "Maa-Maz"],
[Series 32: Authors "Mb-Mi"],
[Series 33: Authors "Mj-Mz"],
[Series 34: Authors "N-O"],
[Series 35: Authors "Pa-Pf"],
[Series 36: Authors "Ph-Pz"],
[Series 37: Authors "Q"],
[Series 38: Authors "Ra-Ri"],
[Series 39: Authors "Rj-Rz"],
[Series 40: Authors "Sa-Sc"],
[Series 41: Authors "Sd-Sm"],
[Series 42: Authors "Sn-Sz"],
[Series 43: Authors "Ta-Th"],
[Series 44: Authors "Ti-Tz"],
[Series 45: Authors "U-Z"],
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