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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 27: Authors "I-J"],
[Series 28: Authors "K"],
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[Series 31: Authors "Maa-Maz"],
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[Series 33: Authors "Mj-Mz"],
[Series 34: Authors "N-O"],
[Series 35: Authors "Pa-Pf"],
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[Series 37: Authors "Q"],
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[Series 40: Authors "Sa-Sc"],
[Series 41: Authors "Sd-Sm"],
[Series 42: Authors "Sn-Sz"],
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[Series 44: Authors "Ti-Tz"],
[Series 45: Authors "U-Z"],
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Series 27: Authors "I-J"Add to your cart.
Item 1: Inchiquin the Jesuit's letters, during a late residence in the United States of America:  being a fragment of a private correspondence, accidentally discovered in Europe, containing a favorable view of the manners, literature, and state of society of the United States, and a refutation of many of the aspersions cast upon this country by former residents and tourists, 1810Add to your cart.
New York: I. Riley
Creator: Ingersoll, Charles Jared
Other Information: United States--Civilization; United States--Social life and customs; United States--Politics and government; Washington (D.C.)--Description and travel
Item 2: Overland to California in 1847 letters written en route to California; west from Independence, Missouri, to the editor of the Joliet signal, by Chester Ingersoll; edited, with an introductory note, 1937Add to your cart.
Chicago: Black Cat Press
Creator: Ingersoll, Chester
Other Information: Overland journeys to the Pacific
Item 3: Memorials of Oxford, 1837Add to your cart.
Oxford: John Henry Parker, H. Slatter, and W. Graham ; London:  Charles Tilt
Creator: Ingram, James
Other Information: University of Oxford--History; Architecture--England--Oxford
Item 4: A picturesque tour through Holland, Brabant, and part of France, made in the autumn of 1789, 1790Add to your cart.
London: T. & I. Egerton
Creator: Ireland, Samuel
Other Information: Netherlands--Description and travel; Belgium--Description and travel; France--Description and travel
Item 5: A picturesque tour through Holland, Brabant, and part of France, made in the autumn of 1789, 1796Add to your cart.
London: T. Egerton [et al.]
Creator: Ireland, Samuel
Other Information: Netherlands--Description and travel; France--Description and travel
Item 6: Picturesque views on the river Thames, from its source in Glocestershire to the Nore:  with observations on the public buildings and other works of art in its vicinity, 1792Add to your cart.
London: T. and J. Egerton
Creator: Ireland, Samuel
Other Information: Thames River
Item 7: Bracebridge hall; or, The humorists, 1822Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Irving, Washington
Item 8: A chronicle of the conquest of Granada, 1829Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey
Creator: Irving, Washington
Other Information: Granada (Kingdom)--History--Spanish Conquest, 1476-1492
Item 9: The Crayon miscellany no. 1, containing a tour on the prairies, 1835Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard
Creator: Irving, Washington
Item 10: The journals of Washington Irving (hitherto unpublished), 1919Add to your cart.
Boston: The Bibliophile Society
Creator: Irving, Washington
Other Information: Irving, Washington, 1783-1859--Diaries; Europe--Description and travel; United States--Description and travel
Item 11: Old Christmas, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Irving, Washington
Other Information: Christmas stories
Item 12: Wolfert's roost:  and other papers, now first collected, 1855Add to your cart.
New York: G. P. Putnam
Creator: Irving, Washington
Item 13: Havelock Ellis, in appreciation, 1929Add to your cart.
Berkeley Heights, N.J.: Oriole Press
Creator: Ishill, Joseph
Other Information: Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939
Item 14: An English 13th century bestiary:  a new discovery in the technique of medieval illustration, 1942Add to your cart.
New York: H. P. Kraus
Creator: Ives, Samuel A.
Other Information: Bestiaries; Illumination of books and manuscripts
Item 15: Poe and the Southern literary messenger, 1934Add to your cart.
Richmond, Va.: Dietz Printing Co.
Creator: Jackson, David Kelly
Other Information: Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849; White, Thomas W., 1788?-1943
Item 16: Galerie des femmes de George Sand. ... Avec un texte par le bibliophile Jacob, 1843Add to your cart.
Bruxelles: Societe belge de librairie
Creator: Jacob, P. L.
Other Information: Sand, George, 1804-1876
Item 17: A most unholy trade:  being letters on the drama, 1923Add to your cart.
[Cambridge, Mass.]: Scarab Press
Creator: James, Henry
Other Information: Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence; Ibsen, Henrik, 1828-1906. Lille Eyolf; James, Henry, 1843-1916--Correspondence; Heinemann, William, 1863-1920--Correspondence
Item 18: Children's books of yesterday, 1933Add to your cart.
London: The Studio ltd.; New York, The Studio Publications inc.
Creator: James, Philip Brutton
Other Information: Children's literature--Bibliography; Illustrated books--Bibliography
Item 19: The history of the Herculean Straits, now called the Straits of Gibraltar:  including those ports of Spain and Barbary that lie contiguous thereto. Illustrated with several copper plates, 1771Add to your cart.
London: C. Rivington for the Authour
Creator: James, Thomas
Other Information: Gibraltar--History; Spain--History; Africa, North--History
Item 20: Sacred and legendary art, 1896Add to your cart.
Boston ; New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company
Creator: Jameson, Anna
Other Information: Christian art and symbolism; Saints
Item 21: A token for children, being an exact account of the conversion, holy and exemplary lives and joyful deaths of several young children, 1771Add to your cart.
Boston: Z. Fowle
Creator: Janeway, James
Other Information: Children--Biography; Christian life
Item 22: La Bretagne, 1862Add to your cart.
Paris: Ernest Bourdin
Creator: Janin, Jules Gabriel
Other Information: Brittany (France)
Item 23: La Normandie, 1862Add to your cart.
Paris: Ernest Bourdin
Creator: Janin, Jules Gabriel
Other Information: Normandy (France)--History
Item 24: Disputationis historico-theologicae, 1694Add to your cart.
Trajecti ad Rhenum: Francisci Halma
Creator: Jansenius, Cornelius
Item 25: Kisses:  a poetical translation of the Basia of Joannes Secundus Nicola, 1778Add to your cart.
London: J. Bew
Creator: Janus, Secundus
Item 26: The Mexican guide, 1887Add to your cart.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons
Creator: Janvier, Thomas Allibone
Other Information: Mexico--Guidebooks
Item 27: Letters from Barbary, France, Spain, Portugal &c., 1788Add to your cart.
London: T. Cadell
Creator: Jardine, Alexander, Colonel
Other Information: Africa, North--Description and travel--To 1900; Europe--Description and travel--17th-18th centuries
Item 28: Illustrations of ornithology, 1836-1843Add to your cart.
Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars ; London:  Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green ; S. Highley ; Dublin:  W. Curry, Junr.
Creator: Jardine, William, Sir
Other Information: Birds--Pictorial works
Item 29: Prayers for the use of families ; or, The domestic minister's assistant, 1831Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: J. & D. M. Hogan
Creator: Jay, William
Item 30: The travels of several learned missioners of the Society of Jesus, into divers parts of the archipelago, India, China, and America, 1714Add to your cart.
London: R. Gosling
Creator: Jesuits
Other Information: Voyages and travels; Jesuits--Missions
Item 31: The works of the very learned and reuerend Father in God Iohn Iewell, not long since Bishop of Sarisbvrie. Newly set forth with some amendment of diuers quotations:  and a briefe discourse of his life, 1609Add to your cart.
London: Iohn Norton
Creator: Jewel, John
Other Information: Theology--16th century; Church of England; Catholic Church--Doctrinal and controversial works--Protestant authors; Catholic Church. Pope (1566-1572 : Pius V) Regnans in excelsis (25th Feb. 1570)
Item 32: Brief history of polar exploration since the introduction of flying, 1930Add to your cart.
New York: American Geographical Society
Creator: Joerg, Wolfgang Louis Gottfried
Other Information: Aeronautics--Flights; Arctic regions; Antarctica
Item 33: Gutenberg and the Book of books, with bibliographical notes, reproductions of specimen pages and a listing of known copies, 1932Add to your cart.
New York: William Edward Rudge
Creator: Johnson, Henry Lewis
Other Information: Printing--History--Origin and antecedents; Incunabula--Facsimiles; Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468; Bible. Latin--Mainz, Gutenberg, [42 lines]--ca. 1454-1455
Item 34: Travels through part of the Russian Empire and the country of Poland; along the southern shores of the Baltic, 1815Add to your cart.
London: J. J. Stockdale
Creator: Johnston, Robert
Other Information: Russia--Description and travel; Poland--Description and travel
Item 35: The reverie, or, A flight to the paradise of fools, 1767Add to your cart.
London: T. Becket, and P.A. DeHondt
Creator: Johnstone, Charles
Item 36: Grammaire de l'ornement:  illustree d'exemples pris de divers styles d'ornement, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Londres: Day ; Paris:  Cagnon
Creator: Jones, Owen
Other Information: Decoration and ornament; Decoration and ornament--History
Item 37: The grammar of ornament, 1868Add to your cart.
London: Bernard Quaritch
Creator: Jones, Owen
Other Information: Decoration and ornament; Decoration and ornament--History
Item 38: The works of Sir William Jones, 1799Add to your cart.
London: G. G. and J. Robinson ; R. H. Evans
Creator: Jones, William, Sir
Item 39: Nova Zembla (1596-1597). The Barents relics:  recovered in the summer of 1876 by Charles L. W. Gardiner, esq. and presented to the Dutch government, 1877Add to your cart.
London: Tr
Creator: Jonge, Johan Karel Jakob de
Other Information: Barentsz, Willem, ca. 1550-1597; Gardiner, Charles Lawrence Weare, 1849-
Item 40: The works of Ben Jonson, 1756Add to your cart.
London: D. Midwinter [et al.]
Creator: Jonson, Ben
Item 41: The genuine works of Flavius Josephus:  containing five books of the antiquities of the Jews, 1810Add to your cart.
New York: Duyckinck
Creator: Josephus, Flavius
Other Information: Jews--Antiquities; Jews--History
Item 42: Opera Iosephi Ivdaeorvm doctissimi ac disertissimi, qvae ad nostram aetatem pervenerunt omnia, nimirum:  De antiqvitatibvs ivdaicis libri XX, qvibus vita Iosephi per ipsum conscripta, est adiecta De bello iudaico VII, Contra Apionem II De imperio rationis, siue De Machabais I antehac in latinum sermonem translata, & ad exemplum graci codicis accurate distincta, 1590Add to your cart.
Francofurti: Sigismundi Feyerabendij
Creator: Josephus, Flavius
Other Information: Jews--History; Jews--Antiquities
Item 43: Dubliners, 1932Add to your cart.
Hamburg: Albatross
Creator: Joyce, James
Item 44: Observaciones astron, 1748Add to your cart.
Madrid: Juan de Zuniga
Creator: Juan, Jorge
Other Information: Astronomy--Early works to 1800; Arc measures; Nautical astronomy--Early works to 1800
Item 45: Melancthon, 1566Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Creator: Jugge, Richard
Item 46: Nordamerikas sittliche Zustaende. Nach eigenen Anschauungen in den Jahren 1834, 1835 and 1836, 1839Add to your cart.
Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus
Creator: Julius, N. H.
Other Information: Crime and criminals--United States; Prisons--United States; Criminal law--United States; United States--Moral conditions; United States--Civilization
Item 47: Die baukunst Spaniens, 1893Add to your cart.
Dresden: Gilbers'sche K
Creator: Junghaendel, Max
Other Information: Architecture--Spain; Architecture, Arabic; Decoration and ornament, Islamic; Decoration and ornament, Gothic
Item 48: Junius:  including letters by the same writer, under other signatures (now first collected):  to which are added his confidential correspondence with Mr. Wilkes, and his private letters addressed to Mr. H. S. Woodfall:  with a preliminary essay, notes, facsimiles, &c.:  in three volumes, 1814Add to your cart.
London: G. Woodfall for F.C. and J. Rivington; ... [et al.]
Creator: Junius
Other Information: Seditious libel--Great Britain; Trials (Seditious libel)--Great Britain; Woodfall, H. S. (Henry Sampson), 1739-1805; Great Britain--Politics and government--1760-1820
Item 49: Junius:  Stat nominis umbra, 1772Add to your cart.
London: Henry Sampson Woodfall
Creator: Junius
Other Information: Great Britain--Politics and government--1760-1820
Item 50: The letters of Junius ... Stat nominis umbra, 1827Add to your cart.
Boston: Stereotyped by J. Reed
Creator: Junius
Other Information: Great Britain--Politics and government--1760-1820
Item 51: Justinus de historiis Philippicis, et totius mundi originibus, 1677Add to your cart.
Parisiis: Fredericum Leonard
Creator: Justinus, Marcus Junianus
Other Information: History, Ancient
Item 52: D. Junii Juvenalis Aquinatis Satyrae, scholiis veterum, & fere omnium eruditorum, 1685Add to your cart.
Ultrajecti: Rudolphi a Zyll
Creator: Juvenal
Item 53: D. Junii Juvenalis et A. Persii Flacci SatirAe, 1684Add to your cart.
Parisiis: Frederici Leonard
Creator: Juvenal
Item 54: D. Junii Juvenalis et Auli Persii Flacci Satyrae, 1761Add to your cart.
Birminghamiae: Johannis Baskerville
Creator: Juvenal
Item 55: D. Junii Juvenalis, et Avli Persii Flacci Satyrae; cum veteris scholiastae, & variorum commentariis, 1671Add to your cart.
Lugd. Batav.: Hackiana
Creator: Juvenal
Item 56: Ivnii Ivvenalis:  et A. Persii Flacci, Satyrae cvm doctissimorvm virorvm commentaris atcq annotationibus, omnium quorum in h~uc diem aliquid editum extat, quorum nomina uersa pagina declarabit, 1551Add to your cart.
Basileae: [Froben]
Creator: Juvenal

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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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