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 6: Authors "Ba-Bo"Add to your cart.
Item 1: The essays or counsels, civil and moral, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Bacon, Francis
Item 2: Daily light on the daily path:  a devotional text book for every day in the year in the very words of Scripture:  morning and evening hour, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
London: Samuel Bagster & Sons
Creator: Bagster, Jonathan
Item 3: Forest and jungle:  or thrilling adventures in all quarters of the globe ; an illustrated history of the animal kingdom, 1897Add to your cart.
Chicago: The Werner Company
Creator: Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor)
Item 4: Life of Abraham Lincoln, (of Illinois.) With a condensed view of his most important speeches; also a sketch of the life of Hannibal Hamlin (of Maine.), 1860Add to your cart.
Cincinnati: Moore, Wilstach, Keys & Co.
Creator: Barrett, Joseph H. (Joseph Hartwell)
Other Information: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891
Item 5: The life, letters and work of Frederic Leighton, 1906Add to your cart.
London: G. Allen
Creator: Barrington, Russell, Mrs.
Other Information: Leighton of Stretton, Frederic Leighton, Baron
Item 6: The Psalm-singer's assistant; containine I. II. An introduction, with such directions for singing, as are necessary for learners. A collection of choice Psalm-tunes, suited to the several measures both of the old and new version, 1767Add to your cart.
Newbury-Port: Printed for, and sold by the author
Creator: Bayley, Daniel
Item 7: Renoir, [1939]Add to your cart.
Paris: Albert Skira
Creator: Bazin, Germain
Other Information: Renoir, Auguste, 1841-1919
Item 8: Le Barbier de Seville, ou la Precaution Inutile, Comedie en Quatre Actes; Par M. De Beaumarchais., 1775Add to your cart.
Paris: Chez Ruault
Creator: Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de
Item 9: Memoirs for the history of Madame de Maintenon and of the last age ... Translated from the French, by the author of the Female Quixote, 1757Add to your cart.
London: A. Millar, and J. Nourse ... R. and J. Dodsley ... L. Davis, and C. Reymer
Creator: La Beaumelle, Laurent Angliviel de
Other Information: Maintenon, Madame de, 1635-1719; France--History--Louis XIV, 1643-1715
Item 10: A plea for the West, 1835Add to your cart.
Cincinnati: Truman & Smith ; New York:  Leavitt, Lord & Co.
Creator: Beecher, Lyman
Other Information: Education--United States; Education and state
Item 11: The happy hypocrite ; a fairy tale for tired men, 1955Add to your cart.
New Fairfield [Conn.]: B. Rogers, October House
Creator: Beerbohm, Max, Sir
Item 12: The happy hypocrite, 1915Add to your cart.
London ; New York: John Lane Co.
Creator: Beerbohm, Max, Sir
Item 13: P. Stephan Fridolin:  Der Schatzbehalter; ein Andachts- und Erbauungsbuch aus dem Jahre 1491 mit 91 Holzschnitten und 2 Textseiten in Faksimile nach der Originalausgabe von Anton Koberger, Nuernberg, 1962Add to your cart.
Wiesbaden: Guido Pressler
Creator: Bellm, Richard
Other Information: Fridolin, Stephan, 1430 (ca.)-1498. Der Schatzbehalter
Item 14: Don Juan de Marana:  a play in four acts, 1923Add to your cart.
London: T. W. Laurie
Creator: Bennett, Arnold
Other Information: Don Juan--Drama
Item 15: Dissertatio philologica de vocabulorum derivatione ac formatione in lingua Hungarica, 1815Add to your cart.
Pestini: J. T. Trattner
Creator: Beregszaszi Nagy, P
Item 16: Nansen in the frozen world, 1897Add to your cart.
Boston: J. Q. Adams
Creator: Berens, S. L.
Item 17: The "Fram" expedition. Nansen in the frozen world. Preceded by a biography of the great explorer and copious extracts from Nansen's "First crossing of Greenland," also an account by Eivind Astrup, of life among people near the Pole, and his journey across northern Greenland with Lieut. R. E. Peary, U.S.N., 1897Add to your cart.
Philadelphia, Pa.: A. J. Holman & Co.
Creator: Berens, S. L.
Other Information: Nansen, Fridtjof, 1861-1930; "Fram" Expedition; Arctic regions
Item 18: The prophetess, or, The history of Dioclesian / written by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher ; with alterations and additions after the manner of an opera, 1690Add to your cart.
London: Jacob Tonson
Creator: Betterton, Thomas
Other Information: Operas--Librettos; Masques with music--Librettos
Item 19: De werken geteekend door Jan de Beyer, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Creator: Beyer, Jan de
Item 20: Das Neue Testament unsers Herrn und Heilandes Jesu Christi, nach der deutschen Uebersetzung D. Martin Luthers. Mit kurzem Inhalt eines jeden Capitels, und vollstaendiger Anweisung gleicher Schriftstellen. Wie auch aller Sonn- und Festtaegigen Evangelien und Episteln, 1815Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: G. und D. Billmeyer
Creator: Bible. N.T. German. Luther. 1815
Item 21: The psalms of David, 1947Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Bible. O.T. Psalms. English. 1947. Authorized
Item 22: Psautier illustre (XIIIe siecle); reproduction des 107 miniatures du Manuscrit latin 8846 de la Bibliotheque nationale, 1906Add to your cart.
Paris: Berthaud
Creator: Bibliotheque nationale (France)
Other Information: Bible. O.T. Psalms Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts Specimens, reproductions, etc.
Item 23: A journey to California, 1937Add to your cart.
San Francisco: J. H. Nash
Creator: Bidwell, John
Other Information: Overland journeys to the Pacific
Item 24: The heads of illustrious persons of Great Britain:  engraven by Mr. Houbraken and Mr. Vertue, 1747-1752Add to your cart.
London: John and Paul Knapton
Creator: Birch, Thomas
Other Information: Great Britain--Biography; Great Britain--Biography--Portraits
Item 25: The heads of illustrious persons of Great Britain, 1813Add to your cart.
London: William Baynes
Creator: Birch, Thomas
Other Information: Great Britain--Biography; Great Britain--Biography--Portraits
Item 26: Correspondence, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Creator: Blainville, Ambassador
Item 27: Jerusalem, 1955Add to your cart.
New York: Beechhurst Press
Creator: Blake, William
Item 28: Songs of innocence and experience, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Blake, William
Item 29: Peter Parley to Penrod:  a bibliographical description of the best-loved American juvenile books, 1938Add to your cart.
New York: R. . Bowker Co.
Creator: Blanck, Jacob
Other Information: Children's literature--Bibliography; --Best books
Item 30: Madame Vigee-Lebrun, peintre des grandes dames du XVIIIe siecle, [1919]Add to your cart.
Paris: H. Piazza
Creator: Blum, Andre
Other Information: Lebrun, Marie Louise Elizabeth (Vigee) 1755-1842
Item 31: Les nielles du quattrocento, 1950Add to your cart.
Paris: Compagnie des Arts Photomecaniques
Creator: Blum, Andre
Other Information: Niello--Italy--History--Catalogs; Niello--France--Paris--Catalogs
Item 32: Memoirs of Mrs. Siddons:  interspersed with anecdotes of authors and actors, 1827Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: H. C. Carey & I. Lea
Creator: Boaden, James
Other Information: Siddons, Sarah, 1755-1831
Item 33: Meisterwerke der Malerie. Alte Meister, 1905-1906Add to your cart.
Berlin: R. Bong
Creator: Bode, Wilhelm von
Other Information: Painting
Item 34: Soldiers in King Philip's war; being a critical account of that war, with a concise history of the Indian wars of New England from 1620-1677, official lists of the soldiers of Massachusetts colony serving in Philip's war, and sketches of the principal officers, copies of ancient documents and records relating to the war, also lists of the Narragansett grantees of the United colonies, Massachusetts, Plymouth and Connecticut; with an appendix, 1896Add to your cart.
Leominster, Mass.: Printed for the author
Creator: Bodge, George M. (George Madison)
Other Information: Massachusetts. Militia; Connecticut. Militia; King Philip's War, 1675-1676; Indians of North America--Wars--1600-1750; New England--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Item 35: The life of Sir Thomas Bodley / written by himself ; together with the first draft of the statutes of the public library at Oxon, 1906Add to your cart.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg
Creator: Bodley, Sir Thomas
Other Information: Bodley, Thomas, Sir, 1545-1613; Bodleian Library
Item 36: Das goldene Evangelienbuch Heinrichs III, 1933Add to your cart.
Berlin: Deutscher Verein f
Creator: Boeckler, Albert
Item 37: Le Jardin des plantes, description et moeurs des mammiferes de la Menagerie et du Museum d'histoire naturelle, 1842Add to your cart.
Paris: J. J. Dubochet
Creator: Boitard, Pierre
Other Information: Museum national d'histoire naturelle (France). Menagerie; Mammals
Item 38: History of the Protestant Episcopal Church, in the County of Westchester:  from its foundation, A.D. 1693 to A.D. 1853, 1855Add to your cart.
New York: Stanford & Swords
Creator: Bolton, Robert
Other Information: Episcopal Church. Diocese of New York--History; Westchester County (N.Y.)--Church history;
Item 39: Seize peintures, 1939-1943, 1944Add to your cart.
Paris: Les editions du Chene
Creator: Bonnard, Pierre
Item 40: A Portfolio of Book Club printers, 1962-1987:  75th anniversary keepsake, c1987Add to your cart.
[San Francisco]: Book Club of California
Creator: Book Club of California
Other Information: Book Club of California; Printing--California--History--20th century; Printing--Specimens; California--Imprints--History--20th century
Item 41: In darkest England and the way out, 1890Add to your cart.
New York: Funk & Wagnalls
Creator: Booth, William
Other Information: Salvation Army--Great Britain; Poor--Great Britain; Agricultural colonies--Great Britain; Unemployment--Great Britain
Item 42: Drawings by Sandro Botticelli for Dante's Divina commedia:  reduced facsimiles after the originals in the Royal Museum, Berlin, and in the Vatican Library, 1896Add to your cart.
London: Lawrence and Bullen
Creator: Botticelli, Sandro
Other Information: Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321. Divina commedia--Illustrations
Item 43: Zeichnungen von Sandro Botticelli zu Dante's Goettlicher Komoedie:  nach den Originalen im K. Kupferstichkabinet zu Berlin, 1887Add to your cart.
Berlin: G. Grote'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung
Creator: Botticelli, Sandro
Other Information: Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321. Divina commedia--Illustrations
Item 44: Idea de una nueva historia general de la America Septentrional. Fundada sobre material copioso de figuras, symbolos, carateres, y geroglificos, cantares, y manuscritos de autores indios, ultimamente descubiertos. Dedicala al rey ntro senor en su Real, y supremo consejo de las Indias el cavallero Lorenzo Boturini Benaduci, senor de la Torre, y de Hono, 1746Add to your cart.
Madrid: Juan de Zunig
Creator: Boturini Benaducci, Lorenzo
Other Information: Indians of Mexico--Antiquities; Mexico--History--To 1519
Item 45: Le luxe francais. La restauration, 1893Add to your cart.
Paris: Librairie Illustree
Creator: Bouchot, Henri
Other Information: France--Social life and customs; France--History--Restoration, 1814-1830;
Item 46: Flores poetici:  the florist's manual ; designed as an introduction to vegetable physiology and systematic botany, for cultivators of flowers ; with more than eighty beautifully-coloured engravings of poetic flowers, 1833Add to your cart.
Boston: Munroe and Francis
Creator: Bourne, H.
Other Information: Floriculture; Flower gardening; Flowers
Item 47: Across the continent:  a summer's journey to the Rocky Mountains, the Mormons, and the Pacific States, with Speaker Colfax, 1866Add to your cart.
Springfield, Mass.: S. Bowles
Creator: Bowles, Samuel
Other Information: Mormons--United States; West (U.S.)--Description and travel; Pacific States--Description and travel

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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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