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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 6: Authors "Ba-Bo"],
[Series 7: Authors "Bp-Bz"],
[Series 8: Authors "Ca-Cd"],
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[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 13: Authors "Da-Dd"Add to your cart.
Item 1: The New England almanack, and gentlemen and ladies' diary, for the year of our Lord Christ 1804 being bissextile, or leap year, and the 28th of American independence, 1804Add to your cart.
New-London [Conn.]: Samuel Green
Creator: Daboll, Nathan
Other Information: Almanacs, American
Item 2: Death's doings:  consisting of numerous original compositions, in verse and prose, the friendly contributions of various writers; principally intended as illustrations of thirty copper-plates, designed and etched by R. Dagley ..., 1827Add to your cart.
London: J. Andrews, and W. Cole
Creator: Dagley, Richard
Item 3: Takings, or, The life of a collegian:  a poem / illustrated by twenty-six etchings from designs / by R. Dagley, 1821Add to your cart.
London: John Warren and G. and W.B. Whittaker
Creator: Dagley, Richard
Item 4: A picture alphabet / with other stories ... by Cousin Daisy, 1886Add to your cart.
Chicago: Smith & Miller
Creator: Daisy, Cousin
Item 5: Constantinople ancient and modern, with excursions to the shores and islands of the archipelago and to the Troad. By James Dallaway, 1797Add to your cart.
London: T. Cadell, junr. & W. Davies
Creator: Dallaway, James
Other Information: Istanbul (Turkey)--Description and travel; Turkey--Description and travel; Turkey--Antiquities; Aegean Islands (Greece and Turkey)
Item 6: Memorials and letters relating to the history of Britain in the reign of Charles the First. Published from the originals, 1766Add to your cart.
Glasgow: Robert and Andrew Foulis
Creator: Dalrymple, David, Sir
Other Information: Scotland--History--Charles I, 1625-1649--Sources; Great Britain--History--Charles I, 1625-1649--Sources
Item 7: The Costume of Turkey, Illustrated by a Series of Engravings; with Descriptions in English and French, 1804Add to your cart.
London: William Miller
Creator: Dalvimart, Octavian
Other Information: Costume--Turkey; Turkey--Social life and customs
Item 8: A new voyage round the world:  describing particularly the isthmus of America, several coasts and islands in the West Indies, the isles of Cape Verd, the passage by Terra del Fuego, the South Sea coasts of Chili, Peru, and Mexico, the isle of Guam one of the Ladrones, Mindanaeo, and other Philippine and East India islands near Cambodia, China, Formosa, Luconia, Celebes &c., New Holland, Sumatra, Nicobar Isles, the Cape of Good Hope, and Santa Helena, their soil, rivers, harbours, plants, fruits, animals, and inhabitants, their customs, religion, government, trade &c. / by William Dampier, 1699Add to your cart.
London: James Knapton
Creator: Dampier, William
Other Information: Voyages around the world; Voyages and travels; Buccaneers
Item 9: A new voyage round the world. Describing particularly, the isthmus of America, several coasts and islands in the West Indies, the isles of Cape Verde, the passage by Terra del Fuego, the South Sea coasts of Chili, Peru, and Mexico; the isle of Guam one of the Ladrones, Mindanao, and other Philippine and East India islands near Cambodia, China, Formosa, Luconia, Celebes, &c. New Holland, Sumatra, Nicobar Isles; the Cape of Good Hope, and Santa Hellena. Their soil, rivers, harbours, plants, fruits, animals, and inhabitants. Their customs, religions, government, trade, &c. Vol. I. By Captain William Dampier. Illustrated with particular maps and draughts, 1717Add to your cart.
London: James Knapton
Creator: Dampier, William
Other Information: Voyages around the world; Voyages and travels--1450-1800; Buccaneers; Winds; Tides; Latin America--Description and travel--Before 1800
Item 10: Reystogten rondom de waereldt; begrypende, in vier beknopte boekdeelen, een naauwkeurige beschryving van verscheyde nieuwe ontdekte ze, 1717Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: Andries van Damme, en Johannes Ratelband
Creator: Dampier, William
Item 11: Les oeuvres de Monsieur d'Ancourt, 1711Add to your cart.
Paris: P. Ribou
Creator: Dancourt, Florent Carton
Item 12: The banditti unmasked; or, Historical memoirs of the present times. / Translated from the French of General Danican. ; With a preface, explanatory of the present state of France, by John Gifford, Esq. ..., 1797Add to your cart.
London: T. N. Longman
Creator: Danican, Auguste
Other Information: Chouans; France--History--Wars of the Vendee, 1793-1832; France--History--Directory, 1795-1799
Item 13: Oriental scenery. One hundred and fifty views of the architecture, antiquities, and landscape scenery of Hindoostan, 1816Add to your cart.
London: Published by the authors
Creator: Daniel, Thomas
Other Information: India--Pictorial works; India--Antiquities
Item 14: Rural sports, 1807Add to your cart.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme
Creator: Daniel, William Barker
Other Information: Sports; Hunting; Fishing; Falconry; Fowling
Item 15: L'enfer, 1861Add to your cart.
Paris: L. Hachette & Cie.
Creator: Dante Alighieri
Item 16: San Francesco d'Assisi nel poema di Dante e negli affreschi di Giotto, 1905Add to your cart.
Firenze: Giulio Giannini e figlio
Creator: Dante Alighieri
Other Information: Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226
Item 17: Umbstaendliche und eigentliche Beschreibung von Africa, und denen darzu gehoerigen Koenigreichen und Landschaften, als Egypten, Barbarien, Libyen, Biledulgerid, dem Lande der Negros, Guinea, Ethiopien, Abyssina, und den Africanischen Insulen:  zusamt deren verscheidenen Nahmen, Grentzen, 1670-1671Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: Jacob von Meurs
Creator: Dapper, Olfert
Other Information: Africa--Description and travel
Item 18: Umbstaendliche und eigentliche beschreibung von Asia:  in sich haltend die landschafften Mesopotamien, Babylonien, Assyrien, Anatolien oder Klein-Asien:  nebenst einer vollkommnen vorstellung des gluecklichen, wuesten und steinigten Arabiens. Zusamt deren verschiednen namen, grenzen, abtheilungen, staedten, flecken, gewaechsen, thieren, sitten, trachten, regierung, geschichten und gottesdienst, insonderheit der alten Araber, des Mahomets und der Mahometaner, 1681Add to your cart.
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Creator: Dapper, Olfert
Other Information: Middle East--Description and travel; Arabian Peninsula--Description and travel
Item 19: The history and antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Canterbury, and the once-adjoining monastery, 1726Add to your cart.
London: J. Cole ; J. Hoddle
Creator: Dart, John
Other Information: Canterbury Cathedral; Christ Church Priory (Canterbury, England)
Item 20: The botanic garden. A poem, in two parts. Part I. containing the economy of vegetation. Part II. The loves of the plants, 1791Add to your cart.
London: J. Johnson
Creator: Darwin, Erasmus
Item 21: The botanic garden. A poem, in two parts. Part I. containing the economy of vegetation. Part II. The loves of the plants, 1791Add to your cart.
London: J. Johnson
Creator: Darwin, Erasmus
Item 22: The botanic garden. A poem, in two parts. Part I. containing the economy of vegetation. Part II. The loves of the plants, 1791Add to your cart.
London: J. Johnson
Creator: Darwin, Erasmus
Item 23: The botanic garden. Part II containing the loves of the plants. A poem with philosophical notes, 1790Add to your cart.
London: Printed by J. Nichols for J. Johnson
Creator: Darwin, Erasmus
Item 24: The botanic garden. Part II containing the loves of the plants. A poem with philosophical notes, 1790Add to your cart.
London: Printed by J. Nichols for J. Johnson
Creator: Darwin, Erasmus
Item 25: The botanic garden. Part II containing the loves of the plants. A poem with philosophical notes, 1790Add to your cart.
London: Printed by J. Nichols for J. Johnson
Creator: Darwin, Erasmus
Item 26: Eight lithographs by Honore Daumier. Reproduced for the friends of Walter Schatzki, Old and Rare Books, Prints and Autographs, 1965Add to your cart.
New York: Walter Schatzki
Creator: Daumier, Honore
Item 27: Paris et ses environs, 1925Add to your cart.
Paris: Larouse
Creator: Dauzat, Albert
Other Information: Paris (France)--Description and travel
Item 28: Essays upon:  I. The ballance of power. II. The right of making war, peace, and alliances. III. Universal monarchy [microform]:  to which is added, an appendix containing the records referr'd to in the second essay, 1701Add to your cart.
London: James Knapton
Creator: Davenant, Charles
Other Information: Political science; Balance of power; International law; International relations; Great Britain--Foreign relations
Item 29: The works of Sr William D'avenant Kt consisting of those which were formerly printed, and those which he design'd for the press:  now published out of the authors originall copies, 1673Add to your cart.
London: Henry Herringman
Creator: D'Avenant, William, Sir
Item 30: The works of Sr William D'avenant Kt consisting of those which were formerly printed, and those which he design'd for the press:  now published out of the authors originall copies, 1673Add to your cart.
London: Henry Herringman
Creator: D'Avenant, William, Sir
Item 31: Samuel Mearne:  binder to King Charles II, 1906Add to your cart.
Chicago: Caxton Club
Creator: Davenport, Cyril
Other Information: Mearne, Samuel, d. 1683; Bookbinding--Facsimiles
Item 32: The works of Robert Davenport, 1890Add to your cart.
London: Privately printed by the Hansard Publishing Union
Creator: Davenport, Robert
Item 33: Historia delle guerre civili di Francia, 1664Add to your cart.
Venice: Gio. Pietro Brigonci
Creator: Davila, Arrigo Caterino
Other Information: France--History--Wars of the Huguenots, 1562-1598
Item 34: Historia delle guerre civili di Francia / di Henrico Caterino Davila:  nella quale si contengono le operationi di quattro re, Francesco II, Carlo IX, Henrico III & Henrico IV. Con l'indice piu copioso delle cose notabili. Aggiunteui, oltre alle memorie della vita dell'autore, e della sua casa, le annotationi di Giovanni Balduino nel margine..., 1755Add to your cart.
Londra: T. Payne, D. Wilson e T. Durham
Creator: Davila, Arrigo Caterino
Other Information: France--History--Wars of the Huguenots, 1562-1598
Item 35: Historie of the civill warres of France, 1647Add to your cart.
London: Printed by R. Raworth
Creator: Davila, Arrigo Caterino
Other Information: France--History--Wars of the Huguenots, 1562-1598--Early works to 1800
Item 36: Spain, 1876Add to your cart.
New York: Scribner, Welford and Armstrong
Creator: Davillier, Jean Charles, baron
Other Information: Spain--Description and travel; Spain--Social life and customs
Item 37: The Egyptian book of the dead:  the most ancient and the most important of the extant religious texts of ancient Egypt, 1895Add to your cart.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons
Creator: Davis, Charles Henry Stanley
Other Information: Egyptian language--Papyri--Facsimiles; Egypt--Religion
Item 38: The rise and fall of the Confederate government / By Jefferson Davis ..., 1881Add to your cart.
New York: D. Appleton and Co.
Creator: Davis, Jefferson
Other Information: Confederate States of America--History; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Item 39: A bibliography of the writings of Edith Wharton / by Lavinia Davis, 1933Add to your cart.
Portland, Maine: Southworth Press
Creator: Davis, Lavinia
Other Information: Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937--Bibliography
Item 40: An authentick history of the late war between the United States and Great Britain:  with a full account of every battle ...:  to which will be added, the war with Algiers, and the treaty of peace:  the treaties of peace with the various tribes of North American Indians and the United States' Army Register, and peace establishment / by Paris M. Davis, 1829Add to your cart.
Ithaca: Mack & Andrus
Creator: Davis, Paris M.
Other Information: United States. Army--Registers; United States--History--War of 1812; United States--History--War with Algeria, 1815
Item 41: An olio of bibliographical and literary anecdotes and memoranda, original and selected; including Mr. Cole's unpublished notes on the Revd. Jas. Bentham's History and antiquities of Ely cathedral. By William Davis, 1814Add to your cart.
London: J. Rodwell
Creator: Davis, William
Other Information: Bibliography; English literature--History and criticism
Item 42: Davison's Poetical rhapsody, 1890-1891Add to your cart.
London: Bell
Creator: Davison, Francis
Other Information: English poetry--Early modern, 1500-1700
Item 43: The fashionable tour, in 1825. An excursion to the Springs, Niagara, Quebec and Boston, 1825Add to your cart.
Saratoga Springs: G. M. Davison
Creator: Davison, Gideon M.
Other Information: Atlantic States--Description and travel; Canada--Description and travel
Item 44: Origo legum:  or A treatise of the origin of laws, and their obliging power:  as also of their great variety and why some laws are immutable, and some not; but may suffer change, or cease to be, or be suspended, or abrogated, 1694Add to your cart.
London: Richard Chiswell
Creator: Dawson, George
Other Information: Law--Philosophy; Political science; International law; Canon law; Law--Great Britain; Booksellers' advertisements--England--17th century
Item 45: Catalogue of theatrical goods:  costumers' supplies, regalia, church and military trimmings, society goods, etc., 1885?Add to your cart.
New York: W. Dazian
Creator: Dazian, W. (Firm)
Other Information: Costume--Catalogs

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[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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