Rare Books Collection | Cunningham Memorial Library Special Collections

Collection Overview

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 4: Title Entry  "Q-Z"Add to your cart.
Item 1: Real life in Ireland; or, The day and night scenes, rovings, rambles, and sprees, bulls, blunders, bodderation and blarney, of Brian Boru, esq. and his elegant friend Sir Shawn O'Dogherty. Exhibiting a real picture of characters, manners, &c. in high and low life, in Dublin and various parts of Ireland. Embellished with humorous coloured engravings, from original designs by the most eminent artists. By a real Paddy, 1829Add to your cart.
London: Jones & Company
Other Information: Ireland--Description and travel
Item 2: Recueil des loix constitutives des colonies angloises, confederees sous la denomination d'etats-Unis de l'Amerique-Septentrionale. Auquel on a joint les actes d'independance, de confederation & autres actes du Congres general, traduit de l'anglois, 1778Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Cellot & Jombert, et se vend a Paris
Other Information: Constitutions, State--United States
Item 3: Regimento da cracam dos cavallos, 1645Add to your cart.
Lisboa: Antonio Aluarez
Item 4: Regum et imperatorum Romanorum numismata aurea, argentea, aerea, a Romulo et C. Iul. Caesare usque ad Instinianum Aug., 1654Add to your cart.
Antverpiae: Henricum Aertssens
Item 5: Renversement de la morale chretienne par les desordres du monachisme. Enrichi de figures = Omstootinge der christelyke zeden. Door de wan-schik en ongeregeltheden der Moniken. Verciert mit Figuren., [n. d.]Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Other Information: Monasticism and religious orders--France--Caricatures and cartoons; Clergy--France--Caricatures and cartoons; Jesuits--France--Caricatures and cartoons
Item 6: Report from the Select Committee, to whom it was referred to consider and examine the accounts of extraordinary services incurred and paid, and not provided for by Parliament : which have been laid before the House of Commons in the years 1776, 1777, and 1778, 1778Add to your cart.
London: J. Almon
Other Information: Great Britain. Army--Supplies and stores; Great Britain--Appropriations and expenditures
Item 7: The Review of contemporary fiction : Robert Walser number, 1992Add to your cart.
Naperville, Ill.: Review of Contemporary Fiction
Other Information: Walser, Robert, 1878-1956
Item 8: Revolutions-almanach von 1793-1802, 1793-1802Add to your cart.
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Other Information: France--History--Revolution; France--History--Consulate and First Empire, 1799-1815; Europe--History--1789-1815
Item 9: Revue comique a l'usage des gens serieux, 1848-1849Add to your cart.
Paris: Dumineray
Other Information: Caricatures and cartoons--France--Periodicals; France--Politics and government--1848-1852--Periodicals
Item 10: Revue comique a l'usage des gens serieux, 1848-1849Add to your cart.
Paris: Dumineray
Other Information: Caricatures and cartoons--France--Periodicals; France--Politics and government--1848-1852--Periodicals
Item 11: Reynard the Fox, [15--?]Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Item 12: The Rhind mathematical papyrus, British Museum 10057 and 10058; photographic facsimile, hieroglyphic transcription, transliteration, literal translation, free translation, mathematical commentary, and bibliography, 1927-29Add to your cart.
Oberlin, Ohio: Mathematical Association of America
Other Information: Mathematics, Egyptian
Item 13: The Rhind mathematical papyrus, British Museum 10057 and 10058; photographic facsimile, hieroglyphic transcription, transliteration, literal translation, free translation, mathematical commentary, and bibliography, 1927-29Add to your cart.
Oberlin, Ohio: Mathematical Association of America
Other Information: Mathematics, Egyptian
Item 14: The rhind mathematical papyrus, 1929Add to your cart.
Oberlin, Ohio: Mathematical Association of America
Item 15: The rhind mathematical papyrus, 1929Add to your cart.
Oberlin, Ohio: Mathematical Association of America
Item 16: Rhymes for the nursery, 1814Add to your cart.
London: [s. n.]
Other Information: Nursery rhymes
Item 17: The romance of Tristan and Iseult, 1903Add to your cart.
London: George Allen
Item 18: Schreib-Kalendar auf das Jahr nach Christi Geburt 1729, 1729Add to your cart.
Breslau: In der Baumanisch, Erben Druckeren
Item 19: Sculpture and painting, based on the German of Dr. Moritz Carriere ... rev. and remodelled from the latest researches; Ancient art, by Allan Marquand ... Early Christian and mediaeval art, by A.L. Frothingham ... Modern art, by Hon. S.G.W. Benjamin ... Allan Marquand ... general ed., 1887Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Iconographic Pub. Co.
Other Information: Sculpture--History; Painting--History; Art--History
Item 20: Sherriff's illustrated route charts and travellers' hand-book. Routes from London, Liverppol and Plymouth, to the Mediterranean, Egypt and Suez Canal ..., [n. d.]Add to your cart.
London: Sherriff's Illustrated Route Charts
Item 21: The simple cobler of Aggavvamm in America willing to help mend his native country, 1906Add to your cart.
Ipswich, Mass.: Ipswich Historical Society
Other Information: Freedom of religion; Great Britain--Church history; Great Britain--Politics and government--1642-1649
Item 22: Social register New York, 1934, 1933Add to your cart.
New York City: Social Register Company
Item 23: The song of Hiawatha, 1898Add to your cart.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Company
Other Information: Indians of North America--Poetry; Indians of North America--Legends; Hiawatha, 15th cent.--Poetry
Item 24: The Song of Roland, as chanted before the battle of Hastings, by the minstrel Taillefer, 1849Add to your cart.
London: Hurst and Blackett
Item 25: Le Spectateur : ou, Le Socrate moderne, ou l'on voit un portrait na, 1716Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: David Mortier
Item 26: Spectator papers : satirical & philosophical extracts from the journal of that name written 1711-5 by Addison and Steele, etc., [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Item 27: The Spectator, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
London: Messrs. Longman, Dodsley, Law [et al.]
Item 28: The Sphinx; or, Agreeable companion for a winter's evening; being an elegant selection of enigmas, rebusses, anagrams, conundrums, charades, puzzles, &c., calculated to divert the mind, and exercise the ingenuity of the curious, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
London: Nowill and Burch
Other Information: Riddles; Charades; Rebuses
Item 29: The Stechert portfolio, libraries through the ages, 1939Add to your cart.
New York: [s. n.]
Other Information: Libraries
Item 30: The story-teller : a collection of original tales, 1825Add to your cart.
London: John Harris
Other Information: Catalogs, Publishers'--John Harris
Item 31: Style Louis XIV, l'oeuvre de Lepautre, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Paris: Armand Guerinet
Item 32: Supplemental nights to The book of the thousand nights and a night, 1886Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: Printed by the Burton Club for private subscribers only
Item 33: The surprising adventures of Baron Munchausen, 1950Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Item 34: A System of obstetrics : by American authors, 1888Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Lea Brothers & Co.
Other Information: Obstetrics
Item 35: Tales of humour, gallantry, and romance, selected and translated from the Italian, 1824Add to your cart.
London: Charles Baldwyn
Other Information: Italian fiction--Translations into English; English fiction--Translations from Italian
Item 36: Tales of the Hermitage; written for the instruction and amusement of the rising generation, 1799Add to your cart.
London: Vernor and Hood
Item 37: Taschenbuch der Liebe und Freundschaft gewidmet 1837, 1837Add to your cart.
Frankfurt a. M.: Friedrich Wilmans
Item 38: Taschenbuch fuer das Jahr 1823. Der Liebe und Freundschaft gewidmet, 1823Add to your cart.
Frankfurt am main: Friedrich Wilmans
Item 39: Thousand and one nights, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
[Chicago]: [Julius Wisotzki]
Item 40: Tommy Thumb's song book, for all little masters and misses, to be sung to them by their nurses, until they can sing themselves, 1946Add to your cart.
[New York]: [F. G. Melcher]
Other Information: Children's songs
Item 41: The tourist's guide to Mount Vernon, [ca. 1916]Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Item 42: Tweejaarige reyze rondom de wereld, ter nader ontdekkinge der onbekende zuydlanden, met drie schepen, in het jaar 1721, ondernomen, door last van de Nederlandsche Westindische maatschappy, 1758Add to your cart.
Dordrecht: Hendrik de Koning
Other Information: Generale Nederlandsche Geoctroyeerde Oost-Indische Compagnie; Madagascar--Description and travel, to 1800; Voyages around the world, 1700-1800; Voyages and travels, 1700-1800; Roggeveen, Jacob, 1659-1729
Item 43: U.R.S.S.: Bois, ceramique, bijoux, cuir, 1925Add to your cart.
Paris: H. Ernst
Other Information: Folk art--Soviet Union
Item 44: Unser Bund. Eine Erzaelung aus Ober-Schwaben, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Cleveland, O.: Deutsches Verlagshaus
Item 45: La vie et les avantures surprenantes de Robinson Crusoe : contenant entre autres evenemens, le sejour qu'il a fait pendant vingt & huit ans dans une isle deserte, situee sur la cote de l'Amerique, pres de l'embouchure de la grande riviere Oroonoque. Le tout ecrit par lui-meme. Traduit de l'anglois, 1721Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: L'Honore et Chatelain
Item 46: La Vie Fin de Siecle, 2me Serie.  Album de 150 gravures de Jack Abeille, Paul Balluriau, Lubin de Beauvais, Made, Maurice Neumont, Radiguet, etc., etc.  Preface de Paul Perrin, 1895Add to your cart.
Paris: Publications du journal "Fin de Siecle"
Item 47: [Views of Paris], [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Paris: Tessari et Cie.
Item 48: Vlaminck, peintures 1900-1945, 1947Add to your cart.
Paris: editions du Chene
Item 49: Webster's ready-made love letters, 1873Add to your cart.
New York: Robert M. De Witt
Item 50: What is luxury? To which is added a manipulus of etymological and other nugae, 1829Add to your cart.
London: Samuel Maunder
Item 51: Widow Gray's cottage and other tales, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
London: Dean & Son
Item 52: The Yosemite guide-book : a description of the Yosemite Valley and the adjacent region of the Sierra Nevada, and of the big trees of California, 1874Add to your cart.
[Cambridge, Mass.]: [Published by authority of the Legislature by University Press, Welch, Bigelow]
Other Information: Geology--California--Yosemite Valley; Yosemite Valley (Calif.)
Item 53: Young man's library, 1839Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait, & Co.
Other Information: Young men; Conduct of life

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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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