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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 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 14: Authors "De-Di"Add to your cart.
Item 1: Zoology of New-York; or, The New-York fauna; comprising detailed descriptions of all the animals hitherto observed within the state of New York, with brief notices of those occasionally found near its borders, and accompanied by appropriate illustrations. Part II. Birds, 1844Add to your cart.
Albany: Carroll and Cook
Creator: De Kay, James E.
Other Information: Birds--New York (State)
Item 2: Essays on the poets:  and other English writers / by Thomas De Quincey, 1865Add to your cart.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields
Creator: De Quincey, Thomas
Item 3: Personal narrative of travels in the United States and Canada in 1826. With remarks on the present state of the American navy; by Lieut. the Hon. Fred. Fitzgerald De Roos, Royal navy, 1827Add to your cart.
London: William Harrison Ainsworth
Creator: De Roos, John Frederick Fitzgerald
Other Information: United States. Navy; United States--Description and travel; Canada--Description and travel
Item 4: The Sistine ceiling, 1945Add to your cart.
Princeton: Princeton University Press
Creator: De Tolnay, Charles
Other Information: Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564; Cappella Sistina (Vatican Palace, Vatican City)
Item 5: Aventures de Robinson Crusoe, 1840Add to your cart.
Paris: H. Fournier
Creator: Defoe, Daniel
Item 6: The farther adventures of Robinson Crusoe:  being the second and last part of his life, and of the strange surprizing accounts of his travels round three parts of the globe. Written by himself. To which is added a map of the world, in which is delineated the voyages of Robinson Crusoe, 1719Add to your cart.
London: W. Taylor
Creator: Defoe, Daniel
Item 7: Histoire du diable:  traduite de l'anglois., 1729Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: Aux depens de la Compagnie
Creator: Defoe, Daniel
Other Information: Devil; Etchings--Netherlands--18th century
Item 8: The history of the union between England and Scotland, 1786Add to your cart.
London: John Stockdale
Creator: Defoe, Daniel
Other Information: Scotland--History--The Union, 1707
Item 9: The history of the union of Great Britain, 1709Add to your cart.
Edinburgh: Printed by the heirs and successors of Andrew Anderson
Creator: Defoe, Daniel
Other Information: Scotland--History--The Union, 1707
Item 10: Jure divino:  a satyr. In twelve books / By the author of The true-born-Englishman ..., 1706Add to your cart.
London: [s. n.]
Creator: Defoe, Daniel
Item 11: The life & strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, mariner, [19--]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Defoe, Daniel
Item 12: The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner:  who lived eight and twenty years, all alone in an un-inhabited island on the coast of America, near the mouth of the great river of Oronoque, having been cast on shore by shipwreck, wherein all the men perished but himself, with an account how he was at last as strangely deliver'd by pyrates /, 1719Add to your cart.
London: W. Taylor
Creator: Defoe, Daniel
Item 13: Memoirs of a cavalier:  or, A military journal of the wars in Germany, and the wars in England; from the year 1632, to the year 1648, [1720?]Add to your cart.
London: A. Bell
Creator: Defoe, Daniel
Other Information: Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648--Fiction; Great Britain--History--Civil War, 1642-1649--Fiction
Item 14: The military memoirs of Capt. George Carleton.:  From the Dutch war, 1672. In which he serv'd, to the conclusion of the peace at Utrecht, 1713 ... Together with an exact series of the war in Spain; and a particular description of the several places of the author's residence in many cities, towns, and countries; their customs, manners, &c. Also observations on the genius of the Spaniards (among whom he continued some years a prisoner) their monasteries and nunneries (especially that fine one at Montserat) and on their publick diversions; more particularly their famous bull-feasts, 1728Add to your cart.
London: E. Symon
Creator: Defoe, Daniel
Other Information: Great Britain--History, Military--Sources; Spain--Social life and customs
Item 15: The succession to the crown of England considered, 1701Add to your cart.
London: [s. n.]
Creator: Defoe, Daniel
Other Information: Great Britain--Kings and rulers--Succession; Great Britain--History--William and Mary, 1689-1702
Item 16: A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain, divided into circuits or journies. Giving a particular and entertaining account of whatever is curious, and worth observation ... Interspersed with useful observations. Particularly fitted for the perusal of such as desire to travel over the island ..., 1738Add to your cart.
London: J. Osborn
Creator: Defoe, Daniel
Other Information: Great Britain--Description and travel--1701-1800; Great Britain--Economic conditions--18th century
Item 17: A true collection of the writings of the author of The true born English-man. Corrected by himself, 1703-1705Add to your cart.
London: Printed, and are to be sold by most booksellers in London and Westminster
Creator: Defoe, Daniel
Other Information: Spanish Succession, War of, 1701-1714--Participation, British; Great Britain--Politics and government--1689-1702; Great Britain--Politics and government--1689-1702--Anecdotes; Great Britain--Religion--17th century
Item 18: The true-born Englishman. A satyr, 1701Add to your cart.
[London?]: [s. n.]
Creator: Defoe, Daniel
Item 19: 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, 1720-1721Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: L'Honore et Chatelain
Creator: Defoe, Daniel
Item 20: [Delitzsch's Hebrew New Testament], 1886Add to your cart.
Berlin: Printed for the British and Foreign Bible Society by Trowitzsch
Creator: Delitzsch, Franz
Item 21: Wanderungen eines jungen Norddeutschen durch Portugal, Spanien und Nord-Amerika. In den Jahren 1827-1831, 1834Add to your cart.
Hamburg: Herold
Creator: Delius, Eduard
Other Information: Portugal--Description and travel, 1827-1831; Spain--Description and travel, 1827-1831; United States--Description and travel, 1827-1831
Item 22: Relation de l'inquisition de Goa, 1688Add to your cart.
Paris: Daniel Horthemels
Creator: Dellon, Gabriel
Other Information: Inquisition--Goa
Item 23: Viaggio nella Russia meridionale e nella Crimea per l'Ungheria, la Moldavia e la Valachia, 1841Add to your cart.
Torino: Stabilimento tipografico Fontana
Creator: Demidov, Anatolii Nikdaevich, principe di San Donato
Other Information: Danube River--Description and travel; Russia--Description and travel; Romania--Description and travel; Crimea--Description and travel
Item 24: Campaign book of the Democratic party, candidates and issues, 1932, 1932Add to your cart.
New York City: [F. Hubner & co.]
Creator: Democratic Party
Other Information: Campaign literature, 1932--Democratic
Item 25: Theatre de C. A. Demoustier:  auteur de lettres a emilie sur la mythologie, 1804Add to your cart.
Paris: A. A. Renouard
Creator: Demoustier, C. A.
Item 26: Theatre de C. A. Demoustier:  auteur de lettres a emilie sur la mythologie, 1804Add to your cart.
Paris: A. A. Renouard
Creator: Demoustier, C. A.
Item 27: Die illustrirte neue Welt. Eine allgemeine Geschichte ... und eine vollstaendige Geschichte der Verein. Staaten bis zur Jetztzeit ..., 1873Add to your cart.
Norwich: Heinrich Bill
Creator: Denison, John Ledyard
Other Information: North America--History; United States--History
Item 28: Vues de Paris et ses environs, [185-?]Add to your cart.
[Paris]: [E. Morier]
Creator: Deroy, Laurent
Item 29: Le carton du peintre decorateur:  decorations interieures de la Renaissance a l'art moderne:  36 planches en couleurs, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Paris: Librairie Centrale d'art et d'Architecture, Ancienne Maison Morel, Ch. Eggimann
Creator: Desaint, A.
Other Information: Interior decoration; Mural painting and decoration
Item 30: Voyage pittoresque de la Flandre et du Brabant, avec des reflexions relativement aux arts & quelques gravures. Par Mr J. B. Descamps, peintre du Roi ..., 1769Add to your cart.
Paris: Desaint, rue du Foin; Saillant, rue de S. Jean de Beauvais; Pissot, Quai de Conty; Durand, le Neveu, rue S. Jacques, vis a-vis la rue du Platre
Creator: Descamps, Jean Baptiste
Other Information: Painting--Belgium; Sculpture--Belgium; Belgium--Description and travel
Item 31: Renati Des-Cartes principia philosophiae, 1650Add to your cart.
Amstelodami: Ludovicum Elzevirium
Creator: Descartes, Rene
Other Information: Science--Early works to 1800
Item 32: Les crimes de Robespierre et de ses principaux complices, 1797Add to your cart.
Paris: Des Essarts
Creator: Desessarts, Nicolas Toussaint Lemoyne
Other Information: Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794; France--History--Revolution, 1789-1794
Item 33: The five men; or, A review of the proceedings and principles of the executive Directory of France:  together with the lives of its present members, S.F.L.H. Letourneur, J. Rewbell, L.M. Revelliere Lapaux, P.F.I.N. Barras, and L.N.M. Carnot. Tr. from the French of Joseph Despaze. By John Stoddart, 1797Add to your cart.
London: J. S. Jordan
Creator: Despaze, Joseph
Other Information: Le Tourneur, Etienne-Francois-Louis-Honore, 1751-1817; Reubell, Jean-Francois, 1747-1807; La Revelliere de Lepeaux, Louis Marie de, 1753-1824; Barras, Paul, vicomte de, 1755-1829; Carnot, Lazare, 1753-1823; France--History--Directory, 1795-1799
Item 34: Types et uniformes. L'armee francaise, par edouard Detaille, 1885-1889Add to your cart.
Paris: Boussod, Valadon et cie
Creator: Detaille, Edouard
Other Information: France. Armee; France. Armee--Uniforms
Item 35: A collection of etchings after the most eminent masters of the Dutch and Flemish schools, particularly Rembrandt, Ostade, Cornelius Bega and Van Vliet; accompanied with sundry miscellaneous pieces and a few original designs, 1803Add to your cart.
Edinburgh: [s. n.]
Creator: Deuchar, David
Other Information: Etching
Item 36: The White House gallery of official portraits of the presidents, 1908 [1909?]Add to your cart.
New York ; Washington: Gravure Company of America
Creator: Devitt, George Raywood
Other Information: Presidents--United States--Portraits; Presidents--United States--Biography
Item 37: The library companion:  or the young man's guide, and the old man's comfort, in the choice of a library / by the Rev. T. F. Dibdin, 1824Add to your cart.
London: Harding, Triphook, and Lepard
Creator: Dibdin, Thomas Frognall
Other Information: Best books; Book collecting
Item 38: The library companion; or, the young man's guide, and the old man's comfort, in the choice of a library. By the Rev. T. F. Dibdin ..., 1825Add to your cart.
London: Harding, Triphook, and Lepard
Creator: Dibdin, Thomas Frognall
Other Information: Book collecting; Best books
Item 39: The modern pocket Hoyle; containing all the games of skill and chance as played in this country at the present time, being an authority on all disputed points, by "Trumps", [1868]Add to your cart.
New York: Dick & Fitzgerald
Creator: Dick, William B.
Item 40: A Christmas carol:  being a ghost story of Christmas, 1950Add to your cart.
San Francisco: Ransohoffs
Creator: Dickens, Charles
Other Information: Christmas stories; Ghost stories
Item 41: A Christmas carol, [19--]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Dickens, Charles
Item 42: Christmas with Mr. Pickwick, being chapters from The Pickwick papers, [19--]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Dickens, Charles
Item 43: Master Humphrey's clock, 1841Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard
Creator: Dickens, Charles
Item 44: Letters from a farmer in Pennsylvania to the inhabitants of the British colonies, 1768Add to your cart.
London: J. Almon
Creator: Dickinson, John
Other Information: United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Causes
Item 45: Pensees sur l'interpretation de la nature, 1754Add to your cart.
Londres [i.e. Paris]: [s. n.]
Creator: Diderot, Denis
Other Information: Science; Science--Early works to 1800
Item 46: Storia della repubblica di Venezia dalla sua fondazione sino l'anno MDCCXLVII, 1751Add to your cart.
Venezia: Stamperia di A. Poletti
Creator: Diedo, Giacomo
Other Information: Venice (Italy)--History
Item 47: Schiller-Feier:  Eine sammlung von Portraits und Ansichten zu Schillers Leben und Werken, 1859Add to your cart.
Leipzig: Baumgaertners Buchhandlung
Creator: Diezmann, August
Other Information: Schiller, Friedrich, 1759-1805
Item 48: Some examples of the work of American designers, 1918Add to your cart.
Philadelphia; New York: Dill & Collins Co.
Creator: Dill & Collins Co., Philadelphia
Other Information: Paper--Sample books; Design; Artists, American
Item 49: Theologia viuificans, cibus solidus:  Dionysii, Coelestis hierarchia. Ecclesiastica hierarchia. Diuina nomina. Mystica theologia. Vndecim epistolae. Ignatij. Vndecim epistolae. Polycarpi. Epistola vna. Infinitus thesaurus:  aut perditus / aut absconditus. Dionysii. Diuini hymni. De i[n]tellectualib[us] & sesibilib[us]. Theologice informationes. De anima. Significatiua theologia. Legalis hierarchia. Angelicae proprietates & ordines. De iusto diuinoq[ue] iudicio, 1515Add to your cart.
[Parisiis]: [Henricus Stephanus]
Creator: Dionysius, the Areopagite
Item 50: A children's sampler:  selections from famous children's books, 1950Add to your cart.
[New York]: Distaff Side
Creator: Distaff Side
Other Information: Children's literature--Collections
Item 51: The Great Lakes, or Inland seas of America; embracing a full description of Lakes Superior, Huron, Michigan, Erie, and Ontario; rivers St. Mary, St. Clair, Detroit, Niagara, and St. Lawrence; commerce of the lakes, etc., etc. together with a guide to the upper Mississippi River, giving a description of cities, towns, etc. Forming altogether a complete guide for the pleasure traveler & emigrant, 1871Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: W. B. Zieber
Creator: Disturnell, John
Other Information: Great Lakes Region--Guidebooks

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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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