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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 20: Authors "Fr-Fz"Add to your cart.
Item 1: Monet, Sisley, Pissarro, 1939Add to your cart.
Paris: Albert Skira ; New-York, N. Y.:  French and European Publications
Creator: Francastel, Pierre
Other Information: Impressionism (Art); Monet, Claude, 1840-1926; Sisley, Alfred, 1839-1899; Pissarro, Camille, 1831-1903
Item 2: Recueil des edits, declarations, arrests, et autres pieces concernant les duels & rencontres, 1669Add to your cart.
Paris: Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy
Creator: France
Other Information: Dueling--France; Dueling--Law and legislation--France
Item 3: Abeille, 1923Add to your cart.
Paris: Andre Coq
Creator: France, Anatole
Item 4: Ordonnance de Louis XIV, roy de France et de Navarre ..., 1695Add to your cart.
Paris: Chez les Associez, choisis par ordre de sa Majeste
Creator: France. Laws, statutes, etc., 1643-1715 (Louis XIV)
Other Information: Criminal law--France
Item 5: Comptes generaux presentes par le ministre de la guerre, 1825Add to your cart.
Paris: Imprimerie Royale
Creator: France. Ministere de la guerre
Item 6: Suitte du vray Journal des assemblees du parlement:  contenant ce qui s'y est fait depuis la Saint Martin mil six cens quarante-neuf, jusques a Pasques 1651, 1651Add to your cart.
Paris: Geruais Alliot ... et:  Simon Langlois
Creator: France. Parlement (Paris)
Other Information: Fronde--History--Sources; Mazarin, Jules, 1602-1661; Conde, Louis, prince de, 1621-1686; Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715; France--History--Louis XIV, 1643-1715
Item 7: Eighteenth century colour prints:  an essay on certain stipple engravers and their work in colour, 1900Add to your cart.
London: Macmillan and Company, Limited; New York, The MacMillan Company
Creator: Frankau, Julia
Other Information: Color prints--18th century; Stipple engravers
Item 8: The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Franklin, Benjamin
Item 9: Benjamin Franklins kleine Schriften meist in der Manier des Zuschauers, nebst seinem Leben, 1794Add to your cart.
Weimar: Im verlage des Industrie-Comptoirs
Creator: Franklin, Benjamin
Item 10: A collection of the familiar letters and miscellaneous papers of Benjamin Franklin; now for the first time published, 1833Add to your cart.
Boston: Charles Bowen
Creator: Franklin, Benjamin
Item 11: ecrits populaires de Franklin, choisis et appropries aux lecteurs francais, 1833Add to your cart.
Paris: Louis Colas
Creator: Franklin, Benjamin
Item 12: Mr. Franklin, a selection from his personal letters. Edited by Leonard W. Labaree and Whitfield J. Bell, Jr., 1956Add to your cart.
New Haven: Yale University Press
Creator: Franklin, Benjamin
Other Information: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Item 13: Oeuvres de M. Franklin ... / traduites de l'anglois sur la quatrieme edition par M. Barbeu Dubourg, avec des additions nouvelles et des figures en taille douce, 1773Add to your cart.
Paris: Quillau l'aine, Esprit, et l'auteur [i.e. Barbeu Dubourg]
Creator: Franklin, Benjamin
Other Information: Electricity--Early works to 1850
Item 14: Poor Richard's almanack. By Benjamin Franklin (Richard Saunders, philomath). Selections from the prefaces, apothegms, and rimes, with a facsimile in reduction of the almanack for 1733. Ed. by Benjamin E. Smith., 1915Add to your cart.
New York: The Century Co.
Creator: Franklin, Benjamin
Other Information: Almanacs, American
Item 15: Poor Richard's almanack. By Benjamin Franklin (Richard Saunders, philomath). Selections from the prefaces, apothegms, and rimes, with a facsimile in reduction of the almanack for 1733. Ed. by Benjamin E. Smith., 1926Add to your cart.
New York: The Century Co.
Creator: Franklin, Benjamin
Other Information: Almanacs, American
Item 16: La science du bonhomme Richard, ou, Moyen facile de payer les impots / traduit de l'anglois, 1778Add to your cart.
Philadelphie ; Paris: Ruault
Creator: Franklin, Benjamin
Other Information: Success; Maxims; United States--Foreign relations--1775-1783
Item 17: La science du bonhomme Richard, ou, Moyen facile de payer les impots / traduit de l'anglois, 1778Add to your cart.
Philadelphie ; Paris: Ruault
Creator: Franklin, Benjamin
Other Information: Success; Maxims; United States--Foreign relations--1775-1783
Item 18: Vie de Franklin, d'apres les notes ecrites par lui-meme, suivie de la Science du bon-homme Richard, morale philosophique & amusante, tiree des ouvrages de cet apotre de la liberte, 1795Add to your cart.
Paris: Au Bureau du Courrier de la librairie & des Ouvrages d'instruction publique
Creator: Franklin, Benjamin
Item 19: The way to wealth, or, Poor Richard improved / by Benj. Franklin, 1795Add to your cart.
Paris: Ant. Aug. Renouard
Creator: Franklin, Benjamin
Other Information: Success; Maxims
Item 20: Works of the late Doctor Benjamin Franklin, consisting of his life written by himself, together with Essays, humorous, moral & literary, chiefly in the manner of the Spectator..., 1793Add to your cart.
London: G. G. J. and J. Robinson
Creator: Franklin, Benjamin
Item 21: Narrative of a journey to the shores of the Polar Sea, in the years 1819, 20, 21, and 22. By John Franklin. With an appendix on various subjects relating to science and natural history, 1823Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Franklin, John, Sir
Other Information: Scientific expeditions; Arctic regions; Northwest, Canadian--Description and travel
Item 22: The history of Nadir Shah, formerly called Thamas Kuli Khan, the present emperor of Persia. To which is prefix'd a short history of the Moghol emperors. At the end is inserted, a catalogue of about two hundred manuscripts in the Persic and other Oriental languages, collected in the East. By James Fraser, 1742Add to your cart.
London: W. Strahan
Creator: Fraser, James
Other Information: Nadir Shah, Shah of Iran, 1688-1747; Manuscripts, Oriental--Catalogs; Mogul Empire
Item 23: Christenlehr-Predigten auf alle Sonn- und Festtage des ganzen Jahrs:  in welchen die Schuldigkeiten zerschiedener Staende ..., 1770Add to your cart.
Augsburg: Joseph Wolff
Creator: Fraydt, Leopold
Other Information: Church year sermons; Sermons, German
Item 24: Anti-Machiavel, ou Essai de critique sur le Prince de Machiavel, 1741Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: Jaques La Caze
Creator: Frederick II, King of Prussia
Other Information: Political science; Political ethics; Machiavelli, Niccol
Item 25: Anti-Machiavel, ou, Essai de critique sur le Prince de Machiavel / publie par Mr. de Voltaire, 1740Add to your cart.
Bruxelles: R. Francois Foppens
Creator: Frederick II, King of Prussia
Item 26: Correspondance familiere & amicale de Frederic second, roi de Prusse avec U. F. de Suhm, conseiller intime de l'electeur de Saxe, & son envoye extraordinaire aux cours de Berlin & de Petersbourg, 1787Add to your cart.
Berlin: Frederic Vieweg l'aine
Creator: Frederick II, King of Prussia
Item 27: Hinterlassene Werke Friedrichs II Koenigs von Preussen, 1788Add to your cart.
Berlin: Voss und Sohn, und Decker und Sohn
Creator: Frederick II, King of Prussia
Other Information: Prussia (Germany)--History--Frederick II, 1740-1786--Sources; Prussia (Germany)--Kings and rulers--18th century--Sources; Prussia (Germany--Politics and government--1740-1786--Sources
Item 28: Memoires pour servir a l'histoire de la maison de Brandebourg d'apres l'original ..., 1767Add to your cart.
Berlin: Voss
Creator: Frederick II, King of Prussia
Other Information: Illustrated books--18th century; Hohenzollern, House of; Brandenburg--History
Item 29: Memoires sur le regne de Frederic II, roi de Prusse, ecrits par lui-meme, 1789Add to your cart.
Berlin: Voss et fils et Decker et fils
Creator: Frederick II, King of Prussia
Item 30: Report of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842:  and to Oregon and north California in the years 1843-44 / by Brevet Capt. J.C. Fremont ; under the orders of Col. J.J. Abert, Chief of the Topographical Bureau ; printed by order of the House of Representatives, 1845Add to your cart.
Washington: Blair and Rives
Creator: Fremont, John Charles
Other Information: Paleontology--Oregon; Botany--Oregon; Geology--Oregon; Paleontology--California; Botany--California; Geology--California; Astronomy--Observations; Meteorology--Rocky Mountains; America--Discovery and exploration; West (U.S.)--Description and travel; Pacific States--Description and travel; Rocky Mountains
Item 31: Report of the exploring expedition to the Rocky mountains in the year 1842, and to Oregon and north California in the years 1843-'44. By Brevet Captain J.C. Fremont, of the topographical engineers, under the orders of Col. J.J. Abert chief of the Topographical bureau. Printed by order of the Senate of the United States, 1845Add to your cart.
Washington: Gales and Seaton
Creator: Fremont, John Charles
Other Information: America--Discovery and exploration; West (U.S.)--Description and travel; Pacific States--Description and travel; Rocky Mountains
Item 32: I successi della fede nell'inghilterra, 1685Add to your cart.
Bologna: Giacomo Monti
Creator: Freschot, Casimir
Item 33: La theorie et la pratique de la coupe des pierres et des bois, pour la construction des voutes et autres parties des batimens civils & militaires, ou Traite de stereotomie a l'usage de l'architecture, 1737Add to your cart.
Strasbourg: J. D. Doulksseker le fils; Paris, L.H. Guerin l'aine
Creator: Frezier, Amedee Francois
Item 34: A voyage to the South-sea, and along the coasts of Chili and Peru, in the years 1712, 1713, and 1714:  particularly describing the genius and constitution of the inhabitants, as well Indians as Spaniards:  their customs and manners; their natural history, mines, commodities, traffick with Europe, &c. / by Monsieur Frezier ... ; illustrated with 37 copper-cutts of the coasts, harbours, cities, plants, and other curiosities ; printed from the author's original plates inserted in the Paris edition ; with a postscript by Dr. Edmund Halley ... ; and an account of the settlement, commerce, and riches of the Jesuites in Paraguay, 1717Add to your cart.
London: Jonah Bowyer
Creator: Frezier, Amedee Francois
Other Information: Jesuits--Paraguay; Voyages and travels; Indians of South America--Peru; South America--Description and travel; Peru--Description and travel
Item 35: Hugonis Fridaevallis Sampaulini De tuenda sanitate libri VI, 1568Add to your cart.
Antverpiae: Christophori Plantini
Creator: Fridaevallis, Hugo
Other Information: Medicine--Early works to 1800
Item 36: Denkmaeler deutscher Renaissance, 1882-1885Add to your cart.
Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth
Creator: Fritsch, K. E. O.
Other Information: Architecture, Renaissance; Architecture--Germany
Item 37: Mother-play and nursery songs; poetry, music and pictures for the noble culture of child life, with notes to mothers, 1888Add to your cart.
Boston: Lee and Shepard ; New York:  Charles T. Dillingham
Creator: Froebel, Friedrich
Item 38: Historiarum opus omne, iamprimum & breviter collectum & Latino sermone redditum a Joanne Sleidano, 1640Add to your cart.
Amsterdami: Joh. & Cornelium Blaev
Creator: Froissart, Jean
Item 39: Tractatus de fascinatione novus et singularis, in quo fascinatio vulgaris profligatur, naturalis confirmatur, & magica examinatur; hoc est, nec visu, nec voce fieri posse fascinationem probatur; fascinatio naturalis non per contagium, sed alio modo explicatur; magos de se nec visu, nec voce, nec contactu, nec alio modo laedere posse roboratur, theologis, jurisperitis et medicis, praesertim animarum sacerdotibus provincialibus, quibus cum variis superstitionum monstris saepe est pugnandum, imo omnibus hoc seculo corrupto, quo non tantum pravus circa fascinum sensus simpliciorum ingenia fascinat, sed & praeservatio & curatio morborum verbalis (ad quam per occasionem hic sit digressio) ad [akmen (transliterated form)] tendere videtur, lectu utilis / auctore Johanne Christiano Frommann ..., 1675Add to your cart.
Norimbergae: Sumtibus Wolfgangi Mauritii Endteri, & Johannis Andreae Endteri Haeredum
Creator: Frommann, Johann Christian
Other Information: Hypnotism--Early works to 1800; Magic--Early works to 1800; Demonology--Early works to 1800
Item 40: Lord Beaconsfield / by J. A. Froude, 1890Add to your cart.
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington
Creator: Froude, James Anthony
Other Information: Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881
Item 41: Gavarni, 1925Add to your cart.
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Creator: Fuchs, Eduard
Other Information: French wit and humor, Pictorial
Item 42: Illustrierte Sittengeschichte vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart / von Eduard Fuchs, [1909-1912]Add to your cart.
Munchen: Albert Langen
Creator: Fuchs, Eduard
Other Information: Moral conditions; Sex; Sex customs
Item 43: Gutenberg and the Strasbourg documents of 1439; an interpretation by Otto W. Fuhrmann. To which has been appended the text of the documents in the original Alsatian, the French of Laborde, and modern German and English translations; sketches by Fritz Kredel, 1940Add to your cart.
New York: Press of the Woolly Whale
Creator: Fuhrmann, Otto W.
Other Information: Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468; Printing--History--Origin and antecedents; Printing--France--Strasbourg--History; Printing--History--Celebrations of invention
Item 44: Dialogues, letters and essays on various subjects. To which is annexed, an essay on truth:  containing an inquiry into its nature and importance; with the causes of error, and reasons of its being permitted. By Andrew Fuller, 1810Add to your cart.
Hartford: Oliver D. Cooke
Creator: Fuller, Andrew
Other Information: Theology, Doctrinal; Truth
Item 45: The history of Berwick upon Tweed, including a short account of the villages of Tweedmouth and Spittal, &c. By John Fuller ..., 1799Add to your cart.
Edinburgh: Bell & Bradfute
Creator: Fuller, John
Other Information: Berwick-upon-Tweed (England)--History; Tweedmouth (England); Spittal (England)
Item 46: The holy state, 1652Add to your cart.
London: Printed by R. D. for J. Williams
Creator: Fuller, Thomas
Other Information: Ethics; Maxims; Biography; Characters and characteristics
Item 47: The babee's book:  medieval manners for the young:  done into modern English from Dr. Furnivall's texts / by Edith Rickert, 1908Add to your cart.
New York: Duffield and Co.; London:  Chatto and Windus
Creator: Furnivall, Frederick James
Other Information: Home economics--England; Education--England; Etiquette, Medieval (to 1600); Table; England--Social life and customs

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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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