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Collection Overview

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"],
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[Series 8: Authors "Ca-Cd"],
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[Series 11: Authors "Co"],
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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 25: Authors "Hb-Hi"Add to your cart.
Item 1: Rough notes taken during some rapid journeys across the Pampas and among the Andes, 1846Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Head, Francis Bond, Sir
Other Information: Mines and mineral resources--South America; Argentina--Description and travel; Chile--Description and travel
Item 2: The life of Louis Kossuth:  governor of Hungary,including notices of the men and scenes of the Hungarian revolution; to which is added an appendix containing his principal speeches, &c., 1852Add to your cart.
Auburn: Derby and Miller
Creator: Headley, Phineas Camp
Other Information: Kossuth, Lajos, 1802-1894; Hungary--History--Uprising of 1848-1849
Item 3: In ghostly Japan, 1903Add to your cart.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co.
Creator: Hearn, Lafcadio
Other Information: Buddhism; Folklore--Japan; Japan--Social life and customs
Item 4: Japan:  an attempt at interpretation, 1904Add to your cart.
New York: The Macmillan Company ; London:  Macmillan & Co., Ltd.
Creator: Hearn, Lafcadio
Other Information: Japan--Civilization
Item 5: Japanese fairy tales, 1948Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Hearn, Lafcadio
Other Information: Fairy tales--Japan--Translations into English
Item 6: Kwaidan:  stories and studies of strange things, 1911Add to your cart.
Boston ; New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company
Creator: Hearn, Lafcadio
Item 7: Letters from the Raven:  being the correspondence of Lafcadio Hearn with Henry Watkin, 1907Add to your cart.
New York: Brentano's
Creator: Hearn, Lafcadio
Item 8: The romance of the Milky Way and other studies and stories, 1905Add to your cart.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company
Creator: Hearn, Lafcadio
Item 9: Shadowings, 1901Add to your cart.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company
Creator: Hearn, Lafcadio
Other Information: Cicada (Genus); Names, Personal--Japanese; Japanese poetry--Translations into English
Item 10: Out of the East:  reveries and studies in New Japan, [1895]Add to your cart.
Boston ; New York: Houghton, Mifflin Company
Creator: Hearn, Lafcadio
Other Information: Japan--Civilization--1868-1912; Japan--Description and travel
Item 11: A chronicle of the late intestine war in the three kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland. With the intervening affairs of treaties, and other occurrences relating thereunto. As also the several usurpations, forreign wars, differences and interests depending upon it, to the happy restitution of our sacred soveraign K. Charles II. In four parts, viz. The commons war, democracie, protectorate, restitution, 1676Add to your cart.
London: Thomas Basset
Creator: Heath, James
Other Information: Great Britain--History--Puritan Revolution, 1642-1660
Item 12: The Life of a soldier:  a narrative and descriptive poem, 1823Add to your cart.
London: William Sams
Creator: Heath, William
Other Information: Soldiers--Poetry
Item 13: Geschichte der stadteverfassung von Italien, seit der zeit der romischen herrschaft bis zum ausgang des zwolften jahrhunderts, 1847Add to your cart.
Leipzig: Weidmann
Creator: Hegel, Karl
Other Information: Cities and towns, Medieval; Italy--Politics and government--476-1268
Item 14: Der Doktor Faust:  Ein Tanzpoem, nebst kuriosen Berichten uber Teufel, Hexen und Dichtkunst, 1851Add to your cart.
Hamburg: Hoffmann und Campe
Creator: Heine, Heinrich
Other Information: Faust, d. ca. 1540--Drama
Item 15: Romanzero, 1851Add to your cart.
Hamburg: Hoffmann und Campe
Creator: Heine, Heinrich
Item 16: Ueber den Denunzianten, 1837Add to your cart.
Hamburg: Hoffmann und Campe
Creator: Heine, Heinrich
Other Information: Menzel, Wolfgang, 1798-1873
Item 17: Buchlein, 1489Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Creator: Heinrich von Langenstein
Item 18: Les evenemens imprevus; comedie en trois actes. Musique de Gretry, 1779Add to your cart.
Paris: La Veuve Duchesne
Creator: Hele, Thomas d'
Item 19: Les amovrs de Theagene et Chariclee:  histoire ethiopique d' Heliodore:  traduction nouuelle, 1626Add to your cart.
Paris: Samuel Thiboust
Creator: Heliodurus, of Emesa
Item 20: The Spanish conquest in America, and its relation to the history of slavery and to the government of colonies, 1856Add to your cart.
New York: Harper & Brothers
Creator: Helps, Arthur, Sir
Other Information: Slavery--Latin America; Indians, Treatment of; Latin America--History
Item 21: The new Virginia justice, comprising the office and authority of a justice of the peace, in the commonwealth of Virginia. Together with a variety of useful precedents, adapted to the laws now in force. To which is added, an appendix, containing all the most approved forms in conveyancing:  such as deeds of bargain and sale, of lease and release; of trust, mortgages, bills of sale, &c. Also, the duties of a justice of the peace, arising under the laws of the United States, 1810Add to your cart.
Richmond: Johnson & Warner
Creator: Hening, William Waller
Other Information: Justices of the peace--Virginia; Forms (Law)--Virginia
Item 22: For England's sake. Verses and songs in time of war, 1900Add to your cart.
London: David Nutt
Creator: Henley, William Ernest
Other Information: Patriotic poetry, English; South African War, 1899-1902--Poetry
Item 23: A song of speed, 1903Add to your cart.
London: David Nutt
Creator: Henley, William Ernest
Item 24: Materialien zur Statistik der Danischen Staaten:  aus Urkunden und beglaubten Nachrichten:  nebst einer characteristischen Uebersicht der Danischen Litteratur, 1784-1791Add to your cart.
Flensburg ; Leipzig: Kortenschen Buchhandlung
Creator: Hennings, August
Other Information: Scandinavia--History--18th century; Denmark--Statistics
Item 25: The life and acts of the most famous and valiant champion Sir William Wallace, 1736Add to your cart.
Glasgow: Alex. Carmichael and Alex. Millar
Creator: Henry, the Minstrel
Item 26: The life and reign of King Henry the Eighth, 1683Add to your cart.
London: Ann Mearn
Creator: Herbert of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, Baron
Other Information: Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547; Great Britain--History--Henry VIII, 1509-1547
Item 27: Lincoln and Ann Rutledge and the pioneers of New Salem, 1945Add to your cart.
Herrin, Illinois: Trovillion Private Press
Creator: Herndon, William Henry
Other Information: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Rutledge, Ann, d. 1835; New Salem (Menard County, Ill.)--History
Item 28: Exploration of the valley of the Amazon, made under direction of the Navy department, 1853-1854Add to your cart.
Washington: Robert Armstrong
Creator: Herndon, William Lewis
Other Information: Amazon River Valley; Brazil--Description and travel; Peru--Description and travel; Bolivia--Description and travel; America--Discovery and exploration
Item 29: The history of Herodotus, 1709Add to your cart.
London: Edward Castle and Sam. Buckley
Creator: Herodotus
Item 30: Songs and lyrics, 1941Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Herrick, Robert
Item 31: The horseman. A work on horsemanship; containing plain practical rules for riding, and hints to the reader on the selection of horses. To which is annexed a sabre exercise for mounted and dismounted service, 1844Add to your cart.
New York: H. G. Langley
Creator: Hershberger, H. R.
Other Information: Horsemanship; Fencing
Item 32: Bibliotheca Germanica, sive, Notitia scriptorum rerum Germanicarum quatuor partibus absoluta, 1679Add to your cart.
Erfurti: Benjamin Hempells
Creator: Hertz, Michael
Other Information: Germany--History--Bibliography; Germany--Antiquities--Bibliography; Germany--Bibliography--Early works to 1800
Item 33: The naval history of Great Britain:  from the earliest times to the rising of the Parliament in 1779:  describing the origin and progress of the British power at sea, the extension of its commerce, its foreign conquests, and the establishment and growth of its colonies:  including the naval expeditions and sea-fights in every period of the English history, and particularly recording the glorious atchievements in the last war:  also the lives and actions of those illustrious commanders and navigators, who have contributed to spread the fame, and increase the power of the British Empire, 1779Add to your cart.
London: J. Bew
Creator: Hervey, Frederic
Other Information: Great Britain. Royal Navy--Biography; Great Britain--History, Naval
Item 34: The works of the late Reverend James Hervey, 1771Add to your cart.
Aberdeen: J. Mennye
Creator: Hervey, James
Item 35: Zuruf an seinen Bruedern, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Creator: Herwig, J.
Item 36: Three dissertations; on the pernicious effects of gaming, on duelling, and on suicide. First pub. in 1783, 1784, 1785, by appointment; as having gained, in the University of Cambridge, the three prizes of an anonymos donor. By Richard Hey. Rev. and cor., in 1811, by the author, 1812Add to your cart.
Cambridge: Printed by J. Smith, and sold by J. Hatchard and J. Deighton
Creator: Hey, Richard
Other Information: Gambling; Duelling; Suicide
Item 37: Cosmographie in four books. Containing the chorographie and historie of the whole world, and all the principal kingdoms, provinces, seas, and isles, thereof, 1657Add to your cart.
London: Henry Seile
Creator: Heylyn, Peter
Other Information: Geography--Early works to 1800; World history; America--Discovery and exploration
Item 38: Cosmography in four books. Containing the chorography and history of the whole world:  and all the principal kingdoms, provinces, seas, and isles thereof, 1703Add to your cart.
London: Edw. Brewster, Ric. Chiswell, Benj. Tooke, Tho. Hodgkin, and Tho. Bennet
Creator: Heylyn, Peter
Other Information: Geography; World history
Item 39: Ecclesia restaurata, or, The history of the reformation of the Church of England:  containing the beginning, progress and successes of it ... fron the first preparations to it by King Henry the Eight until the legal settling and establishment of it under Queen Elizabeth, 1661Add to your cart.
London: H. Twyford, T. Dring, J. Place and W. Palmer
Creator: Heylyn, Peter
Other Information: Church of England--History; Reformation--England
Item 40: Ecclesia restaurata; or, The history of the reformation of the Church of England:  containing the beginning, progress, and successes of it; the counsels, by which it was conducted; the rules of piety, and prudence, upon which it was founded, 1670Add to your cart.
London: H. Twyford, J. Place, T. Basset and W. Palmer
Creator: Heylyn, Peter
Other Information: Reformation--England; Church of England--History; England--Church history--16th century
Item 41: Mikrokosmos:  a little description of the great world, 1939 [i.e. 1639]Add to your cart.
Oxford: William Turner
Creator: Heylyn, Peter
Other Information: Geography--Early works to 1800
Item 42: The white rose knight, and other poems, 1894Add to your cart.
New York: De Vinne Press
Creator: Hillhouse, Margaret P.
Item 43: Territoire du nord-ouest, rapports de progres:  aussi, un rapport preliminaire et un rapport general sur l'expedition d'exploration de l'Assiniboine et de la Saskatchewan, faite en vertu d'instructions de secretaire provincial, Canada, 1859Add to your cart.
Toronto: John Lovell
Creator: Hind, Henry Youle
Other Information: Northwest, Canadian--Description and travel--1821-1867
Item 44: The history and topography of the United States of North America:  from the earliest period to the present time, 1834Add to your cart.
Boston: Samuel Walker [et al.]
Creator: Hinton, John Howard
Other Information: United States--History; United States--Description and travel
Item 45: Uber die Ehe, 1793Add to your cart.
Berlin: Vossischen Buchhandlung
Creator: Hippel, Theodor Gottlieb von
Other Information: Marriage
Item 46: Kulturgeschichtliches Bilderbuch aus vier Jahrhunderten, 1923Add to your cart.
M
Creator: Hirth, Georg
Other Information: Manners and customs--Pictorial works; Civilization--History--Sources; Illustration of books
Item 47: Some American painters in water colors, 1890Add to your cart.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes
Creator: Hitchcock, Ripley
Other Information: Water-colors, American

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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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