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 5: Authors "A-Az"Add to your cart.
Item 1: Molly Make-Believe, 1931Add to your cart.
[New York]: Press of the Woolly Whale
Creator: Abbott, Eleanor Hallowell
Item 2: History of Cleopatra, queen of Egypt, 1854Add to your cart.
New York: Harper & Brothers
Creator: Abbott, Jacob
Other Information: Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, d. 30 B.C.
Item 3: The architecture, decoration, and furniture, of Robert & James Adam, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Boston: Geo. H. Polley & Co.
Creator: Adam, Robert
Other Information: Architecture--Details; Decoration and ornament; Furniture
Item 4: The tragedies of Aeschylus translated, 1777Add to your cart.
Norwich: J. Crouse
Creator: Aeschylus
Item 5: Aesop's fables:  in a new translation for modern readers, 1941Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Aesop
Other Information: Fables
Item 6: Aesop's fables, for modern readers, 1955Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Aesop
Other Information: Fables
Item 7: Lake Superior:  its physical character, vegetation, and animals, compared with those of other and similar regions, 1850Add to your cart.
Boston: Gould, Kendall and Lincoln
Creator: Agassiz, Louis
Other Information: Natural history Superior, Lake; Superior, Lake
Item 8: Orthographical exercises:  in a series of moral letters.  To which is added, a selection of essays, taken from the best English Writers.  By the late James Alderson, 1823Add to your cart.
London: Printed for G. & W. B. Whittaker; J. Scatcherd; Harding & Co.; Longman, Hurst & Co.; J. Mawman; Baldwin, Cradock, & Joy; Ogle, Duncan, & Co.; and Simpkin & Marshall
Creator: Alderson, James
Item 9: The bride of the mistletoe, 1909Add to your cart.
New York: The Macmillan Company
Creator: Allen, James Lane
Item 10: Life in eighteenth century England, 1941Add to your cart.
Boston: Museum of Fine Arts
Creator: Allen, Robert Joseph
Other Information: Art, British; England--Social life and customs
Item 11: Melius inquirendum, or, A sober inquiry into the reasonings of the Serious inquiry, 1681Add to your cart.
London: Benj. Alsop
Creator: Alsop, Vincent
Other Information: Goodman, John, 1625 or 6-1690. A serious and compassionate inquiry; Dissenters, Religious England
Item 12: James Bridger, trapper, frontiersman, scout and guide; a historical narrative, 1925Add to your cart.
Salt Lake City, Utah: Shepard Book Company
Creator: Alter, J. Cecil
Other Information: Frontier and pioneer life--West (U.S.); Scouts and scouting--West (U.S.)--Biography; Trappers--West (U.S.)--Biography; Pioneers--West (U.S.)--Biography; Bridger, Jim, 1804-1881
Item 13: Amati Lvsitani medici physici praestantisimi, curationum medicinalium centuriae quatuor, 1556Add to your cart.
Basileae: Froben
Creator: Amato, Lusitano
Item 14: Paul Revere's engravings, 1954Add to your cart.
Worcester, Massachusetts: American Antiquarian Society
Creator: American Antiquarian Society
Other Information: Revere, Paul, 1735-1818
Item 15: Printing anniversary portfolio for schools, libraries and book lovers, 1940Add to your cart.
New York, N. Y.: American Institute of Graphic Arts
Creator: American Institute of Graphic Arts
Item 16: Erstes lesebuch fur kinder, [1850?]Add to your cart.
New York: Amerikanischen Tractat- Gesellschaft
Creator: American Tract Society
Item 17: Coloured ceramics from Ashur, and earlier ancient Assyrian wall-paintings, from photographs and water-colours by members of the Ashur expedition organised by the Deutsche Orient-gesellschaft, 1925Add to your cart.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.
Creator: Andrae, Walter
Other Information: Pottery--Assyria--Assur; Mural painting and decoration; Decoration and ornament--Assyria
Item 18: The Shaker order of Christmas, 1954Add to your cart.
New York: Oxford University Press
Creator: Andrews, Edward Deming
Other Information: Shakers; Christmas
Item 19: The paraphrase of an anonymous Greek writer (hitherto published under the name of Andronicus Rhodius) on the Nicomachean ethics of Aristotle, 1807Add to your cart.
London: C. Whittingham
Creator: Andronicus, of Rhodes
Other Information: Aristotle. Nicomachean ethics
Item 20: Apologie du luxe, 1946Add to your cart.
Geneve: Albert Skira
Creator: Aragon
Other Information: Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954
Item 21: Art polonais moderne, 1929Add to your cart.
Paris: editions Bonaparte
Creator: Aronson, Chil
Other Information: Art, Polish
Item 22: The first writing book:  an English translation & facsimile text of Arrighi's Operina, the first manual of the chancery hand, 1954Add to your cart.
New Haven: Yale University Press
Creator: Arrighi, Ludovico degli
Other Information: Penmanship; Alphabets; Lettering
Item 23: Stained glass of the XIIth and XIIIth centuries from French cathedrals, 1947Add to your cart.
London: B. T. Batsford
Creator: Aubert, Marcel
Other Information: Glass painting and staining--France
Item 24: The birds of America, 1937Add to your cart.
New York: The Macmillan Company
Creator: Audubon, John James
Other Information: Birds--North America; Birds--Pictorial works
Item 25: Sueddeutsche Architektur und Ornamentik im XVIII. Jahrhundert, 1897Add to your cart.
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Creator: Aufleger, Otto
Item 26: Explanatio Psalmorum, 1489Add to your cart.
Basel: Johann Amerbach
Creator: Augustine, Saint
Other Information: Bible. O.T. Psalms.--Commentaries; Incunabula--Specimens
Item 27: The history of the Earl of Warwick, sirnam'd the King-maker:  containing his amours, and other memorable transactions, 1708Add to your cart.
London: J. Woodward [et al.]
Creator: Aulnoy, Madame d'
Other Information: Warwick, Richard Neville, Earl of, 1428-1471--Fiction
Item 28: Four Oaks Farm, 1967Add to your cart.
Somerville, N.J.: [s. n.]
Creator: Austin, Gabriel
Other Information: Hyde, Mary Morley Crapo; Hyde, Donald Frizell, 1909-1966
Item 29: Four Oaks library, 1967Add to your cart.
Somerville, N.J.: [s. n.]
Creator: Austin, Gabriel
Other Information: Hyde, Donald Frizell, 1909-1966 Library; Hyde, Mary Morley Crapo Library; Rare books Bibliography; Book collecting New Jersey History
Item 30: A history of the United States and its people, from their earliest records to the present time, 1904-1910Add to your cart.
Cleveland: The Burrows Brothers Company
Creator: Avery, Elroy McKendree
Other Information: United States--History

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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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