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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 3: Title Entry  "K-P"Add to your cart.
Item 1: Der kinderfreund. Ein wochenblatt, 1778Add to your cart.
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Other Information: Children's literature; German
Item 2: Kinderzeitung. Dreizehtes Baendchen, oder 1783 drittes Quartal, 1783Add to your cart.
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Item 3: The ladies diary: or, The womens almanack, for the year of Our Lord 1814, 1814Add to your cart.
[London]: Company of Stationers
Other Information: Almanacs, English
Item 4: The Large scale Liberty war map, indexed an accurate and authentic compilation of the entire Western front with inset of Central Europe : particular features : battle lines, the twelve military sectors which make up the Western front, fortified cities, first and second class roads, canals, railroads, forts, forests and mountains, including separate index, 1917Add to your cart.
Minneapolis: Triad Publishing Co.
Other Information: World War I, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Western--Maps
Item 5: Library of useful knowledge. Natural philosophy, 1829Add to your cart.
London: Baldwin and Cradock
Other Information: Science; Physics
Item 6: Libro di novelle, e di bel parlar gentile. Nel qual si contengono cento novelle altra volta Fano. Di nuovo ricorrette. Con aggiunta di quattro altre nel fine, 1724Add to your cart.
Firenze: [s. n.]
Item 7: The life of an actor, 1904Add to your cart.
New York: D. Appleton
Other Information: Actors--Correspondence, reminiscences, etc.
Item 8: The little limerick book (an uncensored collection), 1955Add to your cart.
New York: The Peter Pauper Press
Item 9: A little pretty pocket-book, intended for the instruction and amusement of little Master Tommy, and pretty Miss Polly, 1787Add to your cart.
Worcester, Massachusetts: Isaiah Thomas
Other Information: Readers (Primary); Games; Etiquette
Item 10: The Little puzzle book, 1955Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Other Information: Puzzles
Item 11: Les livres de l'enfance du XVe au XIXe siecle, 1930Add to your cart.
Paris: Gumuchian & cie.
Item 12: Lume della santa fede Non manco utile a Predicatori, Confessori, curati, & Sacerdoti ..., 1543Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Item 13: L'amour de l'art, 1920-1938Add to your cart.
Paris: Librairie de France
Other Information: Art--Periodicals; Architecture--Periodicals
Item 14: L'Apocalypse en francais au XIIIe siecle : reproduction phototypique (Bibl. nat. fr. 403), 1900Add to your cart.
Paris: Firmin Didot et cie
Other Information: Illumination of books and manuscripts, French (Old French); Manuscripts, French--Facsimiles
Item 15: L'epistolario ossia scelta di lettere inedite famigliari curiose erudite storiche galanti ec. ec. di donne e d'uomini celebri ..., 1795Add to your cart.
Venezia: Graziosi
Item 16: Mamma's lessons for her little boys and girls, 1835Add to your cart.
London: John Harris
Item 17: The Massachusetts manual, or, Political and historical register ... from June, 1814 to June, 1815, 1819Add to your cart.
Boston: Charles Callender
Other Information: Almanacs, American--Massachusetts; Massachusetts--Politics and government--1775-1865--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Item 18: Les Matinees du roi de Prusse, / ecrites par lui-meme, 1766Add to your cart.
Berlin: [s. n.]
Other Information: Germany--Politics and government--1740-1786
Item 19: The Mercury-gallant: containing many true and pleasant relations of what hath passed at Paris, from the first of January 1672 till the Kings departure thence, 1673Add to your cart.
London: Dorman Newman ; Jonathan Edwin
Item 20: The Methodist almanac, 1834-1874Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Other Information: Methodist Episcopal Church--Yearbooks; Almanacs, American
Item 21: Missale Romanum ex decreto sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini restitutum, B. Pii V. pontificis max. Jussu editum, Clementis VIII, ac Urbani VIII, auctoritate recognitum; Cui additae sunt Missae SS. a pluribus Summis Pontificibus usque ad SS. D. n. Innocentium XII, 1693Add to your cart.
Venetiis: Andream Poleti
Other Information: Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. Missal
Item 22: Missale Romanum ex decreto sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini restitutum, S. Pii V. pontificis maximi. Jussu editum Clementis VIII. & Urbani VIII, 1770Add to your cart.
Venetiis: Nicolai Pezzana
Other Information: Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. Missal
Item 23: Moral & instructive tales for the improvement of young ladies : calculated to amuse the mind, and form the heart to virtue, 1790Add to your cart.
London: J. Marshall & Co.
Other Information: Conduct of life
Item 24: The narrative history of King James, for the first fourteen years, 1651Add to your cart.
London: Michael Sparke
Other Information: Wightman, Edward, d. 1611; Legatt, Bartholomew, d. 1611; Overbury, Thomas, Sir, 1581-1613; Somerset, Robert Carr, Earl of, d. 1645; Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, 1591-1646; Somerset, Frances Howard Carr, Countess of, 1593-1632; Great Britain--History--James I, 1603-1625
Item 25: The National Clay minstrel. And true Whig's pocket companion, for the presidential canvass of 1844, 1844Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: George Hood
Other Information: Campaign songs, 1844--Whig
Item 26: The National gallery of presidents; comprising twenty-five photogravure portraits on heavy French vellum of the chief executives of the United States from George Washington to Theodore Roosevelt, together with perfect facsimiles of their signatures and brief biographies; also a steel-plate engraving of the Declaration of independence, 1902Add to your cart.
New York ; London: The Colonial Press
Other Information: Presidents--United States--Portraits
Item 27: The nation's pictures; a selection from the finest modern paintings in the public picture galleries of Great Britain, reproduced in colour, 1902Add to your cart.
London: Cassell and Company
Other Information: Painting--Great Britain
Item 28: Nemesis. Zeitschrift fuer politik und geschichte, 1814Add to your cart.
Weimar: Landes-industrie comptoir
Other Information: History--Periodicals; Periodicals
Item 29: A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, 1745Add to your cart.
London: Thomas Astley
Other Information: Voyages and travels
Item 30: A new library of poetry and song, c1876Add to your cart.
New York: J. B. Ford
Other Information: English poetry; American poetry
Item 31: A new version of the Psalms of David : fitted to the tunes used in churches, 1818Add to your cart.
Oxford: Clarendon Press by J. Cooke and S. Collingwood ; London : Sold by E. Gardner
Other Information: Bible. O.T. Psalms--Paraphrases, English
Item 32: The North American tourist, 1839Add to your cart.
New York: A. T. Goodrich
Other Information: United States--Guidebooks; Canada--Guidebooks
Item 33: Nova Britannia. Offering most excellent fruits by planting in Virginia. Exciting all such as be well affected to further the same, 1867Add to your cart.
New York: J. Sabin
Other Information: Virginia--Description and travel; Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Item 34: Nova literaria maris balthici & septentrionis, 1702Add to your cart.
Lubecae: Petrum B
Item 35: Novus thesaurus gemmarum veterum ex insignioribus dactyliothecis selectarum cum explicationibus, 1781-1783Add to your cart.
Romae: Joan. Ma. Cassini
Item 36: Oedipus : a tragedy as it is acted at his Royal Highness the Duke's theatre / the authors Mr. Dryden and Mr. Lee, 1711Add to your cart.
London: R. Wellington
Item 37: Official sesquicentennial daily program and guide, 1926Add to your cart.
[Philadelphia]: Chilton Class Journal Co.
Other Information: Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition (1926 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Item 38: Olney hymns, in three books, 1779Add to your cart.
London: W. Oliver [et al.]
Item 39: One faith : or Bishop Doane vs. Bishop M'Ilvaine on Oxford theology ; exhibited in extracts from the writings of the diocesans of New Jersey and of Ohio, 1843Add to your cart.
Burlington [N. J.]: J. L. Powell
Other Information: Doane, George Washington, 1799-1859; McIlvaine, Charles Pettit, 1799-1873; Oxford movement; Apostolic succession
Item 40: The opal: a pure gift for the holydays. 1847, 1847Add to your cart.
New York: J. C. Riker
Item 41: Our globe: a universal picturesque album, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: North American Bibliographic Institution
Other Information: Views
Item 42: The panorama of the world, or, An enquiry into the manners and customs of the principal foreign inhabitants of the globe : with beautiful coloured engravings, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
London: R. Miller
Other Information: Manners and customs--Juvenile literature; Costume--Juvenile literature; National characteristics--Juvenile literature
Item 43: A pansy token, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Buffalo: Hayes Lithographing
Other Information: Pansies--Poetry; Flowers--Poetry
Item 44: Panurge, 1882-1883Add to your cart.
Paris: [s. n.]
Item 45: Paris dans sa splendeur : monuments, vues, scenes historiques, descriptions et histoire, 1861Add to your cart.
Paris: Henri Charpentier
Other Information: Paris (France)--History; Paris (France)--Description and travel
Item 46: Le pastissier francois. Ou est enseigne la maniere de faire toute sorte de pastisserie, tres-utile a toute sorte de personnes. Ensemble, le moyen d'aprester toutes sortes d'oeufs pour les jours maigres, & autres, en plus de soixante facons, 1931Add to your cart.
Paris: Dorbon-Aine
Other Information: Baking; Cookery, French
Item 47: A patriotic anthology : being poems of American history, written by great American poets, 1940Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Other Information: United States--History--Poetry
Item 48: Pensees et affections devotes sur les principales festes de l'annee, et sur la passion de notre Seigneur Jesus-Christ, tres propres pour s'entretenir utilement pendant le tems de la Communion, 1714Add to your cart.
Liege: Barthelemi Collette
Item 49: The people's natural history : embracing Living animals of the world and Living races of mankind, 1902Add to your cart.
New York: E. R. Dumont
Other Information: Zoology; Ethnology
Item 50: Peter Piper's practical principles of plain & perfect pronunciation, 1936Add to your cart.
Brooklyn, N. Y.: Mergenthaler Linotype Company
Other Information: Nursery rhymes; Alphabet books
Item 51: Le Petit Neptune francais; or, French coasting pilot, for the coast of Flanders, Channel, Bay of Biscay, and Mediterranean. To which is added the coast of Italy from the river Var to Orbitello; with the Gulf of Naples, and the island of Corsica, 1793Add to your cart.
London: W. Faden
Other Information: Pilot guides--Europe; Nautical charts--Europe--To 1800
Item 52: Pictures of life & character, 1859Add to your cart.
London: Bradbury and Evans
Other Information: English wit and humor, Pictorial
Item 53: Pictures of life & character, 1860Add to your cart.
London: Bradbury and Evans
Other Information: English wit and humor, Pictorial
Item 54: Pictures of life & character, 1860Add to your cart.
London: Bradbury and Evans
Other Information: English wit and humor, Pictorial
Item 55: A plain and literal translation of the Arabian nights entertainments, 1885Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: Printed by the Burton Club for private subscribers only
Item 56: A Pleasant history of the life and death of Will Summers : how he came first to be known at court, and by what means he got to be King Henry the Eighth's jester, 1794Add to your cart.
London: James Caulfied
Other Information: Sommers, William, d. 1560
Item 57: Pontificale romanum Clementis VIII. primum; nunc denuo Urbani VIII, 1768Add to your cart.
Parisiis: Impensis Societatis Typgraphicae Librorum Officij Ecclesiastici, Iussu Regis constitutae
Other Information: Catholic Church--Rituals--Texts--Latin
Item 58: Poor Will's almanack for the year of our Lord 1813, 1812Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank
Other Information: Almanacs, American--1813
Item 59: Portafoglio delle arti decorative in Italia, 1892-1893Add to your cart.
[Venezia]: Ferdinando Ongania
Other Information: Decoration and ornament, Architectural--Italy; Decoration and ornament--Italy
Item 60: The portraits of the most eminent painters, and other famous artists, that have flourished in Europe, 1739Add to your cart.
London: Olive Payne ; W. H. Toms
Other Information: Artists--Portraits; Painters
Item 61: Poulson's town and country almanac, for the year of our Lord, 1803, 1802Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: John Bioren
Other Information: Almanacs, American--1803
Item 62: Poulson's town and country almanack, for the year of our Lord 1807, 1806Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: John Bioren
Other Information: Almanacs, American--1807
Item 63: Praeparatio ad missam pontificalem, [1640?]Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Item 64: A preparative address to a certain great man, adapted to the present times and posture of affairs., 1741Add to your cart.
Dublin: Printed, and London, Reprinted, for J. Millian
Other Information: Great Britain--History--1714-1837
Item 65: The provinces of British Columbia and Vancouver Island, 1859Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Item 66: Purchas his pilgrimage. On relations of the world and the religions observed in all ages and places discovered, from the creation unto this present. : in foure parts. This first containeth a theologicall and geographical historie of Asia, Africa, and America, with the ilands adjacent, 1614Add to your cart.
London: Henrie Fetherstone
Other Information: Religions; Geography; Voyages and travels; America--Discovery and exploration

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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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