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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 17: Authors "E"Add to your cart.
Item 1: The history of England from the first entrance of Julius Caesar & the Romans, to the end of the reign of King James I, 1718Add to your cart.
London: Jacob Tonson
Creator: Echard, Laurence
Other Information: Great Britain--History
Item 2: The history of England from the first entrance of Julius Caesar & the Romans, to the end of the reign of King James I, 1718Add to your cart.
London: Jacob Tonson
Creator: Echard, Laurence
Other Information: Great Britain--History
Item 3: An account of the State prison or penitentiary house, in the city of New-York. / By one of the inspectors of the prison..., 1801Add to your cart.
New-York: Isaac Collins and Son
Creator: Eddy, Thomas
Other Information: New York (State). State Prison, New York; Prisons--New York (State)
Item 4: The history, civil and commercial, of the British colonies in the West Indies ... By Bryan Edwards ..., 1793-1794Add to your cart.
London: John Stockdale
Creator: Edwards, Bryan
Other Information: Botany--Jamaica; West Indies, British; West Indies, British--History
Item 5: Anecdotes of painters, who have resided or been born in England, with critical remarks on their productions, by Edward Edwards... intended as a continuation to the Anecdotes of painting by the late Horace, earl of Orford, 1808Add to your cart.
London: Leigh and Sotheby
Creator: Edwards, Edward
Other Information: Painters--Great Britain; Artists--Portraits
Item 6: From depths unknown, by Oliver Murray Edwards, 1928Add to your cart.
Syracuse, N. Y.: The Revilo Press
Creator: Edwards, Oliver Murray
Item 7: The life of an actor. By Pierce Egan ... The poetical descriptions by T. Greenwood ..., 1825Add to your cart.
London: C. S. Arnold
Creator: Egan, Pierce
Other Information: Actors
Item 8: A description of Greenland / by Hans Egede, who was a missionary in that country for twenty-five years. A new ed. with an historical introd. and a life of the author, 1818Add to your cart.
London: T. and J. Allman
Creator: Egede, Hans
Other Information: Greenland--Description and travel
Item 9: An atlas of ancient Egypt:  with complete index, geographical and historical notes, Biblical references, etc., 1894Add to your cart.
London: Egypt Exploration Fund:  sold by K. Paul, Trench, Trubner
Creator: Egypt Exploration Society
Other Information: Egypt--History--To 332 B.C.--Maps.
Item 10: Down south, 1900Add to your cart.
New York: R. H. Russell
Creator: Eickemeyer, Rudolf
Other Information: African Americans--Social life and customs--Pictorial works; Southern States--Social life and customs--1865--Pictorial works
Item 11: The journal of Andrew Ellicott, late commissioner on behalf of the United States during part of the year 1796, the years 1797, 1798, 1799, and part of the year 1800:  for determining the boundary between the United States and the possessions of His Catholic Majesty in America, containing occasional remarks on the situation, soil, rivers, natural productions, and diseases of the different countries on the Ohio, Mississippi, and Gulf of Mexico, with six maps comprehending the Ohio, the Mississippi from the mouth of the Ohio to the Gulf of Mexico, the whole of West Florida, and part of East Florida. To which is added an appendix, containing all the astronomical observations made use of for determining the boundary ... likewise a great number of thermometrical observations, 1803Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Printed by Budd & Bartram, for Thomas Dobson
Creator: Ellicott, Andrew
Other Information: Geographical positions--Southern States; Mississippi River Valley--Description and travel; Florida--Description and travel; Southern States--Description and travel; United States--Boundaries
Item 12: The rambles of a butterfly / by Mary Belson, 1819Add to your cart.
London: W. Darton, Jun.
Creator: Elliott, Mary
Other Information: Animals--Treatment of--Juvenile fiction; Butterflies--Juvenile fiction; Conduct of life--Juvenile fiction
Item 13: The two Edwards, or, Pride and prejudice unmasked / by Mary Elliott, 1823Add to your cart.
London: William Darton
Creator: Elliott, Mary
Other Information: Pride and vanity; Prejudices--Juvenile literature; Boys--Conduct of life--Juvenile literature
Item 14: Reise nach Hudsons Meerbusen, welche von zweyen englischen schiffen, der Dobbs-galley und California, in den jahren 1746 and 1747. wegen entdeckung einer nordwestlichen durchfahrt in die Sud-see verrichtet worden, nebst einer richtigen abzeichnung der kuste, und einer kurzen naturgeschichte des landes, beschreibung der einwohner, auch einer wahren vorstellung der umstande und grunde, welche die kunftige erfindung einer solchen durchfahrt wahrscheinlich machen beschrieben von Heinrich Ellis ... aus dem englischen ubersetzt und mit anmerkungen aus andern hieher gehorigen schriftstellern versehen. Mit kupfertafeln un zwoen neuen karten von Hudsons Meerbuson und den angranzenden landern, 1750Add to your cart.
Goettingen: Abram Vandenhoeck
Creator: Ellis, Henry
Other Information: Northwest Passage; Hudson Bay
Item 15: Voyage de la baye de Hudson. Fait en 1746 & 1747, pour la decouverte du passage de nord-ouest ... Tr. de l'anglois de M. Henri Ellis ..., 1749Add to your cart.
Paris: Ballard fils
Creator: Ellis, Henry
Other Information: Scientific expeditions; Northwest Passage; Hudson Bay
Item 16: Pictures of private life. 2. series, 1844Add to your cart.
New York: J. & H. G. Langley
Creator: Ellis, Sarah Stickney
Item 17: Narrative of a tour through Hawaii, or Owhyhee; with observations on the natural of the Sandwich Islands, and remarks on the manners, customs, traditions, history, and language of the inhabitants. By William Ellis, 1827Add to your cart.
London: H. Fisher, son, and P. Jackson ...
Creator: Ellis, William
Other Information: Missions--Hawaii; Hawaii--Description and travel
Item 18: Metropolitan improvements; or London in the nineteenth century:  displayed in a series of engravings... By Mr. Thos. H. Shepherd...with historical, topographical, and critical illustrations, by James Elmes, 1828Add to your cart.
London: Jones and Co.
Creator: Elmes, James
Other Information: Architecture--England--London; London (England)--Description and travel; London (England)--History
Item 19: An account of the kingdom of Caubul, and its dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India; comprising a view of the Afghaun nation, and a history of the Dooraunee monarchy. By the Hon. Mountstuart Elphinstone, 1815Add to your cart.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown
Creator: Elphinstone, Mountstuart, Hon.
Other Information: Afghanistan--History; Afghanistan--Description and travel; Kabol (Afghanistan : Province)--History
Item 20: Befreiungskampf der Nordamerikanischen staaten. Nach den besten quellen bearbeitet von Heinrich Elsner, 1838Add to your cart.
Stuttgart: J. Scheible
Creator: Elsner, Heinrich
Other Information: Washington, George, 1732-1799; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834; Kosciuszko, Tadeusz, 1746-1817; United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Item 21: Recollections of a grandfather, 1940Add to your cart.
Chicago: A. Kroch
Creator: Elting, Victor
Item 22: Incunabulum incunabulorum. The Gutenberg Bible on vellum in the Vollbehr collection. An authenitc story of the choicest book of Christendom told anew, by Edwin Emerson, 1928Add to your cart.
New York: Tudor Press
Creator: Emerson, Edwin
Other Information: Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468; Gutenberg Bible
Item 23: The American scholar, 1955Add to your cart.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press
Creator: Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Other Information: Learning and scholarship
Item 24: Self-reliance:  an essay, 1949Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Other Information: Self-reliance
Item 25: Old bridges of France, 1925Add to your cart.
New York: American Institute of Architects
Creator: Emerson, William
Other Information: Bridges--France
Item 26: Biography of Martin Van Buren, president of the United States:  with an appendix containing selections from his writings ... with other valuable documents ; among which will be found the late letter of Colonel Thos. H. Benton to the convention of the state of Mississippi / by William Emmons, 1835Add to your cart.
Washington: Jacob Gideon, Jr.
Creator: Emmons, William
Other Information: Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862
Item 27: Belangrijke karaktertrekken uit den jeugdigen leeftijd:  een lettergeschenk tot opwekking en aankweeking van godsvrucht en deugd, 1825Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: C. Schaares
Creator: Engelberts Gerrits, G.
Other Information: Children--Juvenile fiction; Children's stories, Dutch
Item 28: Desid. Erasmi Roterod. Colloquia:  cum notis, tertia parte acutioribus, & indice novo accurante Corn. Schrevelio, 1655Add to your cart.
Lvgd. Batavorum: Franciscum Hackium
Creator: Erasmus, Desiderius
Item 29: Erasmus against war / with an introduction by J.W. Mackail, 1907Add to your cart.
Boston: Merrymount Press
Creator: Erasmus, Desiderius
Other Information: War (Philosophy)--Early works to 1800
Item 30: L'eloge de la folie:  compose en forme de declamation / par Erasme ; et traduit par Mr. Gueudeville ; avec les notes de Gerard Listre, 1738Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: Jean-Pierre Lucas
Creator: Erasmus, Desiderius
Other Information: Folly
Item 31: La Aravcana [: ] primera, secunda, y tercera parte, 1733-1735Add to your cart.
Madrid: Francisco Martinez Abad
Creator: Ercilla y Z
Other Information: Araucanian Indians--Wars--Poetry; Araucania--History--Poetry; Chile--History--1565-1810--Poetry
Item 32: Fragments d'architecture antiqe d'apres les releves & restaurations des anciens pensionnaires de l'Academie de France a Rome, publies sous la direction de H. d'Espouy, 1925Add to your cart.
Paris: Ch. Massin
Creator: Espouy, Hector d'
Other Information: Architecture, Greek; Architecture, Roman; Decoration and ornament, Architectural; Architecture--Details
Item 33: Euclide's Elements; the whole fifteen books compendiously demonstrated. With Archimede's Theorems of the sphere and cylinder, investigated by the method of the indivisibles. By Isaac Barrow ... To which is annex'd, Euclide's Data and a brief treatise of regular solids. The whole revis'd with great care, and some hundreds of errors of the former impression corrected by Thomas Haselden, 1732Add to your cart.
London: Daniel Midwinter [et al.]
Creator: Euclid
Other Information: Geometry--Early works to 1800
Item 34: La prospettiua di Euclide,:  nella quale si tratta di quelle cose, che per raggi diritti si veggono:  & di quelle, che con raggi reflessi nelli specchi appariscono. / Tradotta dal R.P.M. Egnatio Danti ... Con alcune sue annotationi de' luoghi piu importanti. Insieme con La prospettiua di Eliodoro Larisseo / cauata della Libreria vaticana, e tradotta dal medesimo nuouamente data in luce, 1573Add to your cart.
Fiorenza: Giunti
Creator: Euclid
Other Information: Geometrical optics--Early works to 1800; Optics--Early works to 1800; Mirrors--Early works to 1800
Item 35: Die sech ersten Buecher der geometrischen Anfangsgruende des Euklides ..., 1773Add to your cart.
Halle: Verlag der Buchhandlung des Waisenhauses
Creator: Euclid
Item 36: Leonhard Euler's Vollstandige anleitung zur differenzial-rechnung:  Aus dem lateineschen ubersetzt und mit anmerkungen und zusatzen begleitet / von Johann Andreas Christian Michelsen, 1790-1793Add to your cart.
Berlin und Libau: Lagarde und Friedrich
Creator: Euler, Leonhard
Other Information: Differential calculus
Item 37: The ecclesiastical histories of Eusebius, Socrates, Sozomen, and Theodorit.:  Faithfully translated and abridg'd from the originals. Together with a brief account of the lives of these historians, 1729Add to your cart.
London: C. Rivington
Creator: Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea
Other Information: Church history--Primitive and early church
Item 38: Eusebiou tou Pamphilou Episkopou tes en Palaistine Kaisareias Proparaskeue euangelike = Eusebii Pamphili Caesareae Palestinae Episcopi Praeparatio evangelica, 1688Add to your cart.
Coloniae: Mauritii Georgii Weidmanni
Creator: Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea
Other Information: Apologetics--Early church, ca. 30-600
Item 39: Historiae eccleciasticae scriptores Graeci:  Eusebius Pamphilus, Socrates Scholasticus, Hermia Sozomenus, Theodoritus, Episcopus Cyri, Evagrius Scholasticus:  cum excerptis ex historiis Philostorgii & Theodori Lectoris, 1695Add to your cart.
Amstelodami: Henricum Wetstenium
Creator: Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea
Other Information: Church history--Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600--Early works to 1800
Item 40: The history of the Church from Our Lord's incarnation to the twelfth year of the Emperor Mauricius Tiberius, or the Year of Christ 594, 1683Add to your cart.
Cambridge: Han. Sawbridge
Creator: Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea
Other Information: Church history--Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600; Constantine I, Emperor of Rome, d. 337
Item 41: Eutropii historiae romanae breviarium:  ab urbe condita usque ad Valentinianum et Valentem Augustos., 1783Add to your cart.
Parisiis: Antonii Cellier
Creator: Eutropius
Item 42: Memoirs illustrative of the life and writings of John Evelyn ...:  comprising his diary from the year 1641 to 1705-6, and a selection of his familiar letters:  to which is subjoined the private correspondence between King Charles I and ... Sir Edward Nicholas ... , also between Sir Edward Hyde, afterwards Earl of Clarendon, and Sir Richard Brown ... / edited by William Bray, 1819Add to your cart.
London: Henry Colburn
Creator: Evelyn, John
Other Information: Great Britain--History--Stuarts, 1603-1714; Great Britain--Court and courtiers
Item 43: Numismata. A discourse of medals, antient and modern, 1697Add to your cart.
London: Benj. Tooke
Creator: Evelyn, John
Other Information: Numismatics; Physiognomy
Item 44: Silva, or, A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesty's dominions:  as it was delivered in the Royal Society on the 15th day of October, 1662, upon occasion of certain quAeries propounded to that illustrious assembly, by the honourable the principal officers and commissioners of the Navy; together with an historical account of the sacredness and use of standing groves, 1801Add to your cart.
York: Printed by T. Wilson and R. Spence
Creator: Evelyn, John
Other Information: Trees; Forests and forestry
Item 45: Silva:  or, A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesty's dominions:  as it was delivered in the Royal Society on the 15th day of October, 1662 ... Together with an historical account of the sacredness and use of standing groves ... With notes by A. Hunter, 1786Add to your cart.
York: Printed by A. Ward for J. Dodsley [et al., London]
Creator: Evelyn, John
Other Information: Trees; Forests and forestry
Item 46: Terra:  a philosophical discourse of earth:  Relating to the culture and improvement of it for vegetation, and the propagation of plants / as it was presented to the Royal Society. By J. Evelyn. With notes by A. Hunter, 1778Add to your cart.
York: Printed by A. Ward, for J. Dodsley
Creator: Evelyn, John
Other Information: Soils; Plant propagation
Item 47: Histoire des avanturiers qui se sont signalez dans les Indes, contenant ce qu'ils ont fait de plus remarquable depuis vingt annees. Avec la vie, les moeurs, les coutumes des habitans de Saint Domingue & de la Tortue, & une description exacte de ces lieux; ou l'on voit l'etablissement d'une chambre des comptes dans les Indes, & un etat, tire de cette chambre, des offices tant ecclesiastiques, que seculiers, ou le roy d'Espagne pourvoit, les revenus qu'il tire de l'Amerique, & ce que les plus grands princes de l'Europe y possedent ... Par Alexandre Olivier Oexmelin, 1686Add to your cart.
Paris: Jacques le Febvre
Creator: Exquemelin, Alexandre Olivier
Other Information: Morgan, Henry, Sir, 1635?-1688; L'Olonnais, 1630-1671; Buccaneers--Early works to 1800; Pirates--West Indies--Early works to 1800; Spanish Main--Early works to 1800; West Indies--History--17th century; Latin America--Politics and government--To 1830
Item 48: Histoire des avanturiers qui se sont signalez dans les Indes, contenant ce qu'ils ont fait de plus remarquable depuis vingt annees. Avec la vie, les mceurs, les coutumes des habitans de Saint Domingue & de la Tortu, 1688Add to your cart.
Paris: Jacques le Febvre
Creator: Exquemelin, Alexandre Olivier
Other Information: Morgan, Henry, Sir, 1635?-1688; L'Olonnais, 1630-1671; Buccaneers--Early works to 1800; Pirates--West Indies--Early works to 1800; Spanish Main--Early works to 1800; West Indies--History--17th century; Latin America--Politics and government--To 1830

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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"],
[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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