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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 7: Authors "Bp-Bz"Add to your cart.
Item 1: History of the late war, between the United States and Great-Britain:  containing a minute account of the various military and naval operations, 1817Add to your cart.
Baltimore: Joseph Cushing
Creator: Brackenridge, H. M. (Henry Marie)
Other Information: United States--History--War of 1812
Item 2: Journal of a voyage up the river Missouri:  performed in eighteen hundred and eleven, 1815Add to your cart.
Baltimore [Md.]: Coale and Maxwell
Creator: Brackenridge, H. M. (Henry Marie)
Other Information: Indians of North America--Great Plains; Missouri River
Item 3: An encyclopaedia of English furniture:  a pictorial review of English furniture from Gothic times to the mid-nineteenth century, 1927Add to your cart.
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company
Creator: Brackett, Oliver
Other Information: Furniture--England
Item 4: Travels in the interior of America:  in the years 1809, 1810, and 1811, 1904Add to your cart.
Cleveland, Ohio: A. H. Clark Co.
Creator: Bradbury, John
Other Information: Indians of North America--Northwestern States; Mississippi River Valley--Description and travel; West (U.S.)--Description and travel; United States--Description and travel
Item 5: Occasional pieces of poetry, 1825Add to your cart.
New-York: E. Bliss and E. White
Creator: Brainard, John G. C. (John Gardiner Calkins)
Item 6: Great hymns of the middle ages, 1909Add to your cart.
New York: The Century Co.
Creator: Brainerd, Eveline Warner, Comp.
Other Information: Hymns, Latin--Translations; Latin poetry, Medieval and modern--Translations into English
Item 7: Rights of God written for the benefit of man:  or, the impartiality of Jehovah vindicated:  to which is added, a glimpse of the sovereign beneficence, intended to stimulate mankind, to learn from the kindness of God...:  the whole consolidated with the dying expressions of Mathew (sic) Franklin, delivered in Friends Meeting, Pearl Street, New York, January 9, 1815, 1815Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Enoch Johnson
Creator: Branagan, Thomas
Other Information: Christianity--Essence, genius, nature
Item 8: Character sketches of romance, fiction and the drama, 1892Add to your cart.
New York: Selmar Hess
Creator: Brewer, Ebenezer Cobham
Other Information: Literature--Dictionaries, indexes, etc.; Allusions; Fiction--Dictionaries
Item 9: Wars of the western border; or, New homes and a strange people, 1860Add to your cart.
New York: Derby & Jackson
Creator: Brewerton, George Douglas
Other Information: Kansas--History--1854-1861; Kansas--Description and travel
Item 10: Die Reise ins Heilige Land; ein Reisebericht aus dem Jahre 1483, 1961Add to your cart.
Wiesbaden: Guido Pressler
Creator: Breydenbach, Bernhard von
Other Information: Pilgrims and pilgrimages--Palestine
Item 11: Hallucinations; or, The rational history of apparitions, visions, dreams, ecstasy, magnetism, and somnambulism, 1853Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Lindsay and Blakiston
Creator: Brierre de Boismont, Alexandre-Jacques-Francois
Other Information: Hallucinations and illusions; Hallucinations
Item 12: The mothers:  a study of the origins of sentiments and institutions, 1927Add to your cart.
New York: The Macmillan Company
Creator: Briffault, Robert
Other Information: Mothers; Women--History; Marriage; Primitive societies; Anthropology; Sociology
Item 13: America and her resources; or, A view of the agricultural, commercial, manufacturing, financial, political, literary, moral and religious capacity and character of the American people, 1818Add to your cart.
London: H. Colburn
Creator: Bristed, John
Other Information: United States
Item 14: Schools of illumination:  reproductions from manuscripts in the British Museum. Part IV, English, A.D. 1350 to 1500, 1922Add to your cart.
London: Printed by order of the Trustees of the British Museum
Creator: British Museum
Other Information: Illumination of books and manuscripts, English--England--London; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--England--London; Illumination of books and manuscripts--England--London
Item 15: Illustrations of the passes of the Alps by which Italy communicates with France, Switzerland, and Germany, 1828-1829Add to your cart.
London: Printed for the Author
Creator: Brockedon, William
Other Information: Mountain passes--Alps; Alps--Description and travel
Item 16: A defence of the South against the reproaches and incroachments of the North:  in which slavery is shown to be an institution of God intended to form the basis of the best social state and the only safeguard to the permanence of a republican government, 1850Add to your cart.
Hamburg, S.C.: Printed at the Republican Office
Creator: Brookes, Iveson L.
Other Information: The Christian review; Slavery--United States--Controversial literature; Slavery--Justification
Item 17: Letter to the marquess of Lansdowne, K. G. Lord President of the Council, on the late revolution in France, 1848Add to your cart.
London: J. Ridgway
Creator: Brougham and Vaux, Henry Brougham, Baron
Other Information: France--History--Revolution, 1789-1799
Item 18: Machinery and tools, 1906Add to your cart.
Providence: [s. n.]
Creator: Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Company (Providence, R.I.)
Item 19: The genesis of the United States:  a narrative of the movement in England, 1605-1616, which resulted in the plantation of North America by Englishmen, disclosing the contest between England and Spain for the possession of the soil now occupied by the United States of America; Set Forth through a Series of Historical Manuscripts Now First Printed Together with a Reissue of Rare Contemporaneous Tracts, Accompanied by Bibliographical Memoranda, Notes, and Brief Biographies.  Collected, Arranged, and Edited by Alexander Brown, 1891Add to your cart.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, and Co.
Creator: Brown, Alexander
Other Information: Virginia Company of London; Great Britain--Council for Virigina; Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775--Sources
Item 20: Alcuin; a dialogue, by Charles Brockden Brown; a type-facsimile reprint of the first edition, printed in 1798, 1935Add to your cart.
New Haven: Carl & Margaret Rollins
Creator: Brown, Charles Brockden
Other Information: Women's rights
Item 21: An historical sketch of the early movement in Illinois for the legalization of slavery:  read at the annual meeting of the Chicago Historical Society, December 5th, 1864, 1876Add to your cart.
Chicago: Fergus Printing Co.
Creator: Brown, William H. (William Hubbard)
Other Information: Slavery--Illinois
Item 22: Sonnets from the Portuguese, 1937Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
Item 23: Poems and lyrics, [1946?]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Browning, Robert
Item 24: Cartes et figures du Voyage en Nubie et en Abyssinie, 1792Add to your cart.
Paris: Plassan
Creator: Bruce, James
Item 25: [Paintings], [n. d.]Add to your cart.
New York: Raymond and Raymond
Creator: Brueghel, Pieter
Item 26: Last parade, 1938Add to your cart.
Muscatine, Ia.: The Prairie Press
Creator: Bruncken, Herbert
Item 27: An enqiry into the art of the illuminated manuscripts of the middle ages ... Part I. Celtic illuminated manuscripts, 1897Add to your cart.
Edinburgh: David Douglas
Creator: Bruun, Johan Adolf
Item 28: Les caracteres de Theophraste, traduits du grec:  avec Les caracteres; ou, Les moeurs de ce siecle, 1689Add to your cart.
Paris: Estienne Michallet
Creator: La Bruyere, Jean de
Other Information: Characters and characteristics
Item 29: Travels into Muscovy, Persia, and part of the East-Indies. Containing, an accurate description of whatever is most remarkable in those countries. And embellished with above 320 cooper plates, to which is added an account of the journey of Mr. Isbrants, ambassador from Muscovy, through Russia and Tartary, to China; together with remarks on the travels of Sir John Chardin, and Mr. Kempfer, and a letter written to the author on that subject, 1737Add to your cart.
London: A. Bettesworth [et al.]
Creator: Bruyn, Cornelis de
Other Information: Voyages and travels; Kaempfer, Engelbert, 1651-1716; Ides, Evert Ysbrandszoon, ca.1660-1705; Chardin, John, Sir, 1643-1713; Soviet Union--Description and travel; Iran--Description and travel; East Indies--Description and travel
Item 30: Voyages de Corneille Le Brun par la Moscovie, en Perse, et aux Indes Orientales. Ouvrage enrichi de plus de 320 tailles douces ... On y a ajoute la route qu'a suivie mr. Isbrants, ambassadeur de Moscovie, en traversant la Russie & la Tartarie, pour se rendre a la Chine. Et quelques remarques contre mrs. Chardin & Kempfer. Avec une lettre ecrite a l'auteur, sur ce sujet, 1718Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: Freres Wetstein
Creator: Bruyn, Cornelis de
Other Information: Voyages and travels; Ides, Evert Ysbrandszoon, ca.1660-1705; Chardin, John, Sir, 1643-1713; Kaempfer, Englebert, 1651-1716; Middle East--Description and travel; Soviet Union--Description and travel; Iran--Description and travel; East Indies--Description and travel
Item 31: Picturesque America; or, The Land we live in, 1872Add to your cart.
New York: D. Appleton and Company
Creator: Bryant, William Cullen
Other Information: United States--Description and travel--1865-1900; United States--Pictorial works; Quebec (Province)--Description and travel; Quebec (Province)--Pictorial works
Item 32: The world's wonders as seen by the great tropical and polar explorers:  being an encyclopedia of exploration, discovery and adventure in all parts of the world, 1884Add to your cart.
St. Louis: Historical Pub. Co.
Creator: Buel, James W. (James William)
Other Information: Natural history; Ethnology; Zoology; Reptiles; Trees; Polar Regions; Tropics
Item 33: Buffon's Natural history:  Containing a theory of the earth, a general history of man, of the brute creation, and of vegetables, minerals, &c. &c., 1797Add to your cart.
London: Printed for the Proprietor, and sold by H. D. Symonds
Creator: Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de
Other Information: Natural history
Item 34: Histoire naturelle generale et particuliere, 1769Add to your cart.
Paris: Panckoucke
Creator: Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de
Item 35: Natural history of birds, fish, insects, and reptiles, 1798Add to your cart.
London: Printed for the Proprietor, and sold by H. D. Symonds
Creator: Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de
Other Information: Zoology
Item 36: The age of fable ; or, Stories of gods and heroes, 1855Add to your cart.
Boston: Sanborn, Carter and Bazin
Creator: Bulfinch, Thomas
Other Information: Mythology
Item 37: A collection of old English plays, 1882-85Add to your cart.
London: Privately printed by Wyman & Sons
Creator: Bullen, A. H. (Arthur Henry)
Other Information: English drama--Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600
Item 38: The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come:  complete in three parts:  delivered under the similitude of a dream:  to which is added, the life and death of the author:  embellished with cuts, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Worcester: Isaiah Thomas
Creator: Bunyan, John
Other Information: Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages--Fiction--Early works to 1800
Item 39: Kaiser Maximilians I. Triumph. Le triomphe de l'empereur Maximilien I. en une suite de cent trente cinq planches, [1796]Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Creator: Burgkmair, Hans
Item 40: The principles of natural law, 1780Add to your cart.
London: J. Nourse
Creator: Burlamaqui, J. J. (Jean Jacques)
Other Information: International law; Natural law; Nugent, Thomas, 1700?-1772
Item 41: Bishop Burnet's history of his own time, 1725Add to your cart.
London: Printed for the Company of Booksellers
Creator: Burnet, Gilbert
Other Information: Great Britain--History--1689-1714; Great Britain--History--Restoration, 1660-1688
Item 42: The memoires of the lives and actions of James and William, dukes of Hamilton and Castleherald, &c. In which an account is given of the rise and progress of the civil wars of Scotland... With many letters, instructions, and other papers, written by King Charles the I. never before published. All drawn out of or copied from the originals, 1677Add to your cart.
London: R. Royston
Creator: Burnet, Gilbert
Other Information: Hamilton, James Hamilton, 1st duke of, 1606-1649; Hamilton, William Hamilton, 2d duke of, 1616-1651
Item 43: The memoires of the lives and actions of James and William, dukes of Hamilton and Castleherald, &c. In which an account is given of the rise and progress of the civil wars of Scotland... With many letters, instructions, and other papers, written by King Charles the I. never before published. All drawn out of or copied from the originals, 1677Add to your cart.
London: R. Royston
Creator: Burnet, Gilbert
Other Information: Hamilton, James Hamilton, 1st duke of, 1606-1649; Hamilton, William Hamilton, 2d duke of, 1616-1651
Item 44: Notes on the early settlement of the North-western territory, 1847Add to your cart.
Cincinnati: Derby, Bradley & Co.
Creator: Burnet, Jacob
Other Information: Northwest, Old--History; Ohio--History--1787-1865
Item 45: Telluris theoria sacra:  orbis nostri originem & mutationes generales, quas aut jam subiit, aut olim subiturus est, complectens. Libri duo priores de Diluvio & Paradiso, 1681Add to your cart.
Londini: Typis R. N., Impensis G. Kettilby
Creator: Burnet, Thomas
Other Information: Creation--Early works to 1800; Philosophy, Ancient; Cosmology; Earth
Item 46: Little Lord Fauntleroy, 1886Add to your cart.
New-York: Scribner
Creator: Burnett, Frances Hodgson
Item 47: Songs & poems, [ca. 1945]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: Peter Pauper Pres
Creator: Burns, Robert
Item 48: The kasidah of Haji Abdu el-Yezdi, 1896Add to your cart.
Portland: T. B. Mosher
Creator: Burton, Richard Francis, Sir
Item 49: The Kasidah of Haji Abdu, [196-?]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Burton, Richard Francis, Sir
Item 50: Josiah Wedgwood and his pottery, 1922Add to your cart.
London; New York: Cassell and Company, ltd.
Creator: Burton, William
Other Information: Wedgwood, Josiah, 1730-1795; Wedgwood ware; Staffordshire pottery
Item 51: Die Voelker und Sprachen Neu-Mexico's und der Westseite des britischen Nordamerika's, 1858Add to your cart.
Berlin: F. D
Creator: Buschmann, Johann Karl Eduard
Other Information: Indians of North America--New Mexico; Indians of North America--Languages
Item 52: Exposition de l'oeuvre de Antoine Van Dyck, 1900Add to your cart.
Paris: Soc. d'edition artistique
Creator: Buschmann, Paul
Item 53: The American lady, 1839Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Hogan & Thompson
Creator: Butler, Charles
Other Information: Women; Women--United States; Conduct of life
Item 54: Die Buecher ornamentik der Renaissance, 1878Add to your cart.
Leipzig: G. Hirth
Creator: Butsch, Albert Fidelis
Item 55: Die buecherornamentik der hoch- und spaetrenaissance aus der eigenen sammlung hrsg. und erlaeutert von A. F. Butsch. II. theil der Buecherornamentik der renaissance, 1922Add to your cart.
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Creator: Butsch, Albert Fidelis
Other Information: Illustrated books--15th and 16th century; Book ornamentation
Item 56: Collecting National geographic magazines, 1935Add to your cart.
Milwaukee: The Box Tree Press
Creator: Buxbaum, Edwin Clarence
Other Information: National Geographic Society (U.S.); The National Geographic Magazine
Item 57: Decorated wooden ceilings in Spain; a collection of photographs and measured drawings with descriptive text, 1920Add to your cart.
New York; London: G. P. Putnam's Sons
Creator: Byne, Arthur
Other Information: Ceilings
Item 58: The works of Lord Byron:  including the suppressed poems ; also a sketch of his life, 1829Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Henry Adams
Creator: Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron
Item 59: The works of the Right Hon. Lord Byron, 1825Add to your cart.
New-York: Wm. Borradaile
Creator: Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron

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[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"],
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[Series 14: Authors "De-Di"],
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[Series 16: Authors "Ds-Dz"],
[Series 17: Authors "E"],
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[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"],
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[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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