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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"],
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[Series 20: Authors "Fr-Fz"],
[Series 21: Authors "Ga-Gh"],
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[Series 24: Authors "Haa-Haz"],
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[Series 27: Authors "I-J"],
[Series 28: Authors "K"],
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[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"],
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Series 29: Authors "La-Le"Add to your cart.
Item 1: An account of a voyage in search of La Perouse, undertaken by order of the Constituent assembly of France, and performed in the years 1791, 1792, and 1793, in the Recherche and Esperance ... under the command of Rear-admiral Bruni D'Entrecasteaux, 1800Add to your cart.
London: J. Debrett
Creator: Labillardiere, Jacques-Julien Houttou de
Other Information: La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788; Voyages and travels; Natural history--Oceania; Oceania--Description and travel
Item 2: Anecdotes italiennes, depuis la destriction de L'Empire romain en occident, jusqu'a nos jours, 1769Add to your cart.
Paris: Vincent
Creator: Lacroix, Jean Francois de
Other Information: Italy--History
Item 3: L'Exposition des Primitifs francais, 1904Add to your cart.
Paris: Gazette des Beaux-Arts
Creator: Lafenestre, Georges
Other Information: Paris. Exposition des "Primitifs francais", 1904; Painting--France--History
Item 4: A dissertation upon roast pig, and other favorite essays, 1952Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Lamb, Charles
Item 5: A perambulation of Kent; conteining the description, hystorie, and customes of that shyre, 1596Add to your cart.
London: Edm. Bollifant
Creator: Lambarde, William
Other Information: Customary law--England--Kent; Kent (England)
Item 6: Seasons with the sea-horses; or, Sporting adventures in the northern seas, 1861Add to your cart.
New York: Harper & Brothers
Creator: Lamont, James, Sir
Other Information: Hunting--Norway--Spitsbergen Island; Spitsbergen Island (Norway)--Description and travel
Item 7: De l'art de parler, 1676Add to your cart.
Paris: Andre Pralard
Creator: Lamy, Bernard
Other Information: French language--Rhetoric--1500-1800; French language--Pronunciation; Figures of speech; Elocution; Eloquence
Item 8: Monkey-ana, or, Men in miniature, 1828Add to your cart.
[London]: Moon, Boys & Graves
Creator: Landseer, Thomas
Item 9: A description of the Feroe Islands, containing an account of their situation, climate and productions; together with the manners, and customs, of the inhabitants, their trade, &c., 1810Add to your cart.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme
Creator: Landt, J
Other Information: Natural history--Faroe Islands; Faroe Islands
Item 10: The yellow fairy book, 1894Add to your cart.
London ; New York: Longmans, Green
Creator: Lang, Andrew
Other Information: Fairy tales
Item 11: Voyages and travels in various parts of the world, during the years 1803, 1804, 1805, 1806, and 1807, 1813-1814Add to your cart.
London: Henry Colburn [et al.]
Creator: Langsdorff, Georg Heinrich von
Other Information: Voyages around the world; Nadezhda (Ship); Neva (Ship); Polynesia--Description and travel; Northwest Coast of North America; Kamchatskaia oblast' (Russia)--Description and travel
Item 12: Della economica, 1560Add to your cart.
Venetia: Vincenzo Valgrisi
Creator: Lanteri, Giacomo
Other Information: Home economics; Family; Education; Women
Item 13: Observations sur l'Esprit des loix, ou, l'Art de lire ce livre, de l'entendre et d'en juger, 1751Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: Pierre Mortier
Creator: Laporte, Joseph de
Other Information: Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat, baron de, 1689-1755. De l'esprit des lois
Item 14: Logge del Vaticano, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Roma: Niccola de Antoni
Creator: Lasinio, Carlo
Other Information: Vatican. Loggie
Item 15: Sermon on the ploughers:  18 January 1549, 1868Add to your cart.
London: Alex. Murray & Son
Creator: Latimer, Hugh
Other Information: Church of England--Sermons
Item 16: The rambler in North America, 1836Add to your cart.
London: R. B. Seeley and W. Burnside
Creator: Latrobe, Charles Joseph
Other Information: United States--Description and travel--1783-1848
Item 17: Acerra philologica nova repurgata, aucta:  dass ist:  Sieben Hundert merckwuerdige Historien und Discursen, 1708Add to your cart.
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Creator: Lauremberg, Peter
Other Information: Anecdotes; Aphorisms and apothegms
Item 18: A new system of agriculture:  being a complete body of husbandry and gardening in all the parts of them:  viz. husbandry in the field, and its several improvements:  of forest and timber trees, great and small, with ever-greens and flow'ring shrubs, &c:  of the fruit-garden:  of the kitchen-garden:  of the flower-garden:  in five books, containing all the best and latest, as well as many new improvements, useful to the husbandman, grazier, planter, gardener and florist:  wherein are interspersed many curious observations on vegetation, on the diseases of trees, and the general annoyances to vegetables, and their probable cures:  as also a particular account of the famous silphium of the antients, 1726Add to your cart.
London: Tho. Woodward
Creator: Laurence, John
Other Information: Agriculture--Early works to 1800; Gardening--Early works to 1800
Item 19: John Amos Comenius, bishop of the Moravians, his life and educational works, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Boston: New England Publishing Co.
Creator: Laurie, Simon Somerville
Other Information: Education--History; Comenius, Johann Amos, 1592-1670
Item 20: Essays on physiognomy:  designed to promote the knowledge and the love of mankind, 1789Add to your cart.
London: John Murray [et al.]
Creator: Lavater, Johann Caspar
Other Information: Physiognomy
Item 21: Essays on physiognomy:  for the promotion of the knowledge and the love of mankind, 1789Add to your cart.
London: G. G. J. and J. Robinson
Creator: Lavater, Johann Caspar
Other Information: Physiognomy
Item 22: Essays on physiognomy, designed to promote the knowledge and the love of mankind, 1792Add to your cart.
London: John Murray [et al.]
Creator: Lavater, Johann Caspar
Other Information: Physiognomy
Item 23: OEuvres de J. Law ... controleur-general des finances de France, sous le regent ; contenant les principes sur le numeraire, le commerce, le credit et les banques:  avec des notes, 1790Add to your cart.
Paris: Buisson
Creator: Law, John
Other Information: Finance, Public--France--To 1789; Money--France; Banks and banking--France
Item 24: Reflections on the death of a porcupine and other essays, 1925Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: The Centaur Press
Creator: Lawrence, D. H.
Item 25: The interest of Ireland in its trade and wealth stated in two parts:  first part observes and discovers the causes of Irelands, not more increasing in trade and wealth from the first conquest till now:  second part proposeth expedients to remedy all its mercanture maladies, and other wealth-wasting enormities, by which it is kept poor and low:  both mix'd with some observations on the politicks of government, relating to the incouragement of trade and increse of wealth:  with some reflections on principles of religion, as it relates to the premisses, 1682Add to your cart.
Dublin: Jos. Ray for Jos. Howes
Creator: Lawrence, Richard
Other Information: Church and state--Ireland; Ireland--Economic conditions--Early works to 1800; Ireland--Commercial policy; Ireland--Politics and government--17th century
Item 26: Lectures to youth, containing instructions preparatory to their entrance upon the active duties of life, 1848Add to your cart.
Boston: James French; New York, M. W. Wood
Creator: Lawrence, Robert F.
Other Information: Conduct of life
Item 27: De vermaarde reizen van de Heer Vincent le Blanc van Marsilien:  die hy sedert d'ouderdom van veertien jaren, tot aan die van zestig, in de vier delen des Werrelts gedaan heeft ... / nieuwelijks door J.H. Glazemaker uit de Fransche in de Nederlantsche taal vertaalt ; en met triffelijke kopere platen verciert, 1654Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: Jan Hendriksz en Jan Rieuwertsz
Creator: Leblanc, Vincent
Other Information: Voyages and travels
Item 28: History of the rise and influence of the spirit of rationalism in Europe, 1870Add to your cart.
New York: D. Appleton
Creator: Lecky, William Edward Hartpole
Other Information: Rationalism--History
Item 29: Het konst-cabinet der bouw- schilder- beeldhouw- en graveerkunde, of inleiding tot de kennis dier fraaije weetenschappen, vervat in der schilderyen, stand-beelden en prenten, 1744-1745Add to your cart.
Utrecht: Arnoldus Lobedanius
Creator: Lecomte, Florent
Other Information: Art--Early works to 1800; Artists
Item 30: The German spy, or, Familiar letters from a gentleman on his travels thro' Germany, to his friend in England:  containing an exact and entertaining description of the principal cities and towns ... an account of the customs and manners of the people, remarks on their language, interests and policies ... interspersed with the secret history and characters of the several princes and princesses, and other the most considerable personages in the empire of Germany, 1740Add to your cart.
London: J. Bailey
Creator: Lediard, Thomas
Other Information: Germany--Description and travel; Hamburg (Germany)--Description and travel
Item 31: The child in the Vatican, 1900Add to your cart.
Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher
Creator: Lee, Vernon
Item 32: Sonnets of the wingless hours, 1908Add to your cart.
Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Moscher
Creator: Lee-Hamilton, Eugene
Item 33: Etchings from Jack Bragg, from Christopher Tadpole by Albert Smith, from Hector O'Halloran, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
London: William Tegg
Creator: Leech, John
Item 34: The raid of John Brown at Harper's Ferry as I saw it, 1909Add to your cart.
Washington, D. C.: The DeSoto
Creator: Leech, Samuel Vanderlip
Item 35: The recuyell of the historyes of Troy, written in French by Raoul Lefevre, translated and printed by William Caxton (about A. D. 1474) The first English printed book, now faithfully reproduced with a critical introduction, index and glossary, and eight pages in photographic facsimile, 1894Add to your cart.
London: David Nutt
Creator: Lefevre, Raoul
Other Information: Trojan War--Romances
Item 36: Des moeurs et des usages des Romains, 1739Add to your cart.
La Haye: J. Rickoff, fils
Creator: Lefevre de Morsan
Other Information: Rome--Social life and customs; Rome--Politics and government; Rome--Antiquities
Item 37: Fabliaux or tales:  abridged from French manuscripts of the XIIth and XIIIth centuries, 1796Add to your cart.
London: W. Bulmer and Co. Shakespeare-Press ; sold by R. Faulder
Creator: Legrand d'Aussy, Pierre Jean Baptiste
Other Information: French poetry--Old Fench--Translations into English; Tales, Franch; English poetry--Translations from French (Old French)
Item 38: Fabliaux or tales:  abridged from French manuscripts of the XIIth and XIIIth centuries, 1796Add to your cart.
London: W. Bulmer and Co. Shakespeare-Press ; sold by R. Faulder
Creator: Legrand d'Aussy, Pierre Jean Baptiste
Other Information: French poetry--Old Fench--Translations into English; Tales, Franch; English poetry--Translations from French (Old French)
Item 39: The English gipsies and their language, 1873Add to your cart.
New York: Hurd and Houghton
Creator: Leland, Charles Godfrey
Other Information: Romani language--Dialects--England; Romanies--England--Social life and customs; English language--Slang; Cant
Item 40: Catalogue des objets d'art & d'ameublement, tapisseries, tableaux panneaux decoratifs, 1903Add to your cart.
Paris: [s. n.]
Creator: Lelong, Laurentine Francoise Bernage
Other Information: Art--Private collections
Item 41: Gavarni, peintre et lithographe, 1924Add to your cart.
Paris: H. Floury
Creator: Lemoisne, Paul-Andre
Other Information: Gavarni, Paul, 1804-1866
Item 42: Voyages of Hulsius, 1877Add to your cart.
New York: The Trustees
Creator: Lenox, James
Item 43: A son of earth, 1928Add to your cart.
New York: The Viking Press
Creator: Leonard, William Ellery
Item 44: Bildliche Darstellung aller bekannten Voelker, 1798Add to your cart.
Leipzig: In de Baumgaertnerischen Buchhandlung
Creator: Leonhardi, Friedrich Gottlob
Item 45: The case of the regale and of the pontificat stated. In the relation of a conference concerning the independency of the church, as to her purely spiritual power and authority, 1700Add to your cart.
[Oxford?]: [s. n.]
Creator: Leslie, Charles
Item 46: Gotthold Ephraim Lessings Fabeln. Drey Buecher. Nebst Abhandlungen mit dieser Dichtungsart verwandten Inhalts, 1759Add to your cart.
Berlin: Christian Friedrich Voss
Creator: Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim
Other Information: Fables
Item 47: Uebrige noch ungedruckte Werke des Wolfenbuettlischen Fragmentisten:  ein Nachlass von Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, 1787Add to your cart.
[Berlin]: [Arnold Wever ?]
Creator: Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim
Other Information: Bible. O.T.--Controversial literature
Item 48: Twelve discourses:  delivered chiefly at the meeting-house of the people called Quakers, in the park, Southwark, 1794Add to your cart.
Salem [Mass.]: Thomas C. Cushing
Creator: Letchworth, Thomas
Other Information: Society of Friends--Sermons
Item 49: Il nipotismo di Roma, or, The history of the popes nephews from the time of Sixtus the IV to the death of the last Pope Alexander the VII, 1669Add to your cart.
London: John Starkey
Creator: Leti, Gregorio
Item 50: Teatro belgico:  o vero ritratti historici, chronologici, politici e geografici delle sette provincie unite, 1690Add to your cart.
Amsterdamo: Guglielmo de Jonge
Creator: Leti, Gregorio
Item 51: La vie d'Elizabeth reine d'Angleterre, 1703Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: Pierre Mortier
Creator: Leti, Gregorio
Item 52: La vie d'Oliver Cromwell, 1706Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: Henri Desbordes
Creator: Leti, Gregorio
Item 53: Works, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
London: George Routledge and Sons
Creator: Lever, Charles James
Item 54: Die prima donna in Hamburg, 1830Add to your cart.
Altona: Hammerich
Creator: Lewald, August
Item 55: The Shakespeare documents; facsimiles, transliterations, translations & commentary, 1940-1941Add to your cart.
Stanford University, California: Stanford University Press ; London:  H. Milford, Oxford University Press
Creator: Lewis, Benjamin Roland
Other Information: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Sources; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Bibliography
Item 56: History of the expedition under the command of Lewis and Clark, to the sources of the Missouri river, thence across the Rocky mountains and down the Columbia river to the Pacific ocean, performed during the years 1804-5-6, by order of the government of the United States, 1893Add to your cart.
New York: Francis P. Harper
Creator: Lewis, Meriwether
Other Information: Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1809); Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1809)--Bibliography; West (U.S.)--Description and travel; Missouri River; Columbia River
Item 57: Kingsblood royal, 1947Add to your cart.
New York: Random House
Creator: Lewis, Sinclair
Other Information: United States--Race relations--Fiction; Minnesota--Fiction
Item 58: Lewis's new traveller's guide, or a pocket edition of the English counties, containing all the direct & cross roads in England & Wales, 1819Add to your cart.
London: W. Lewis
Creator: Lewis, William
Other Information: England--Guidebooks; Wales--Guidebooks; England--Maps
Item 59: The life of Theodore Roosevelt, 1919Add to your cart.
Cleveland: H. L. Baldwin
Creator: Lewis, William Draper
Other Information: Dummies (Bookselling)--Specimens; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Item 60: Tarr, 1931Add to your cart.
Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz
Creator: Lewis, Wyndham
Item 61: Sancho Panca, gouverneur:  po, 1738Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: Nicolas Desbordes
Creator: Levesque, Louise Cavelier

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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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