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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 30: Authors "Lf-Lz"Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manoscritti, incvnabvli figvrati, editiones principes. XVIII febbraio MCMXXIX vendita all'asta, 1929Add to your cart.
Milano: Vlrico Hoepli
Creator: Libreria Antiquaria Hoepli
Other Information: Manuscripts--Italy--Catalogs; Incunabula--Bibliography--Catalogs; Rare books; Catalogs, Booksellers'--Italy
Item 2: La nouvelle maison rustique, ou Economie generale de tous les biens de campagne:  la maniere de les entretenir & de les multiplier, 1721Add to your cart.
Paris: Claude Prudhomme
Creator: Liger, Louis
Other Information: Agriculture--Early works to 1800; Fish-culture--Early works to 1800
Item 3: La nouvelle maison rustique, ou, economie generale de tous les biens de campagne:  la maniere de les entretenir & de les multiplier; donnee ci-devant au public, 1768Add to your cart.
Paris: Nyon
Creator: Liger, Louis
Other Information: Agriculture--Early works to 1800; Arboriculture--Early works to 1800
Item 4: The Indiana Household Medicine Guide, 1883Add to your cart.
Peoria, Ill.: n.p.
Creator: Lighthall, J. I.
Other Information: Health--popular works; Hygiene--popular works.
Item 5: Les meuttes et veneries, 1892Add to your cart.
Paris: Damascene Morgand
Creator: Ligniville, Jean de
Other Information: Hunting--France--17th century; Rabbit hunting--France--17th century; Deer hunting--France--17th century; Wild boar hunting--France--17th century
Item 6: Famous speeches of Abraham Lincoln, 1935Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Lincoln, Abraham
Other Information: Presidents--United States--Inaugural addresses
Item 7: Political debates between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stehen A. Douglas, in the celebrated campaign of 1858, in Illinois; including the preceedings speeches of each, at Chicago, Springfield, etc; also, the two great speeches of Mr. Lincoln in Ohio, in 1859, as carefully prepared by the reporters of each party, and published at the times of their delivery, 1860Add to your cart.
Columbus: Follett, Foster and Company
Creator: Lincoln, Abraham
Other Information: United States--Politics and government--1857-1861
Item 8: Johannis Antonidae vander Linden ... Selecta medica, et ad ea exercitationes batavae, 1656Add to your cart.
Lugduni Batavorum: Johannem Elsevirium
Creator: Linden, Johannes Antonides van der
Other Information: Medicine, Greek and Roman
Item 9: Memoirs of the Bastille:  containing a full exposition of the mysterious policy and despotic oppression of the French government, in the interior administration of that state-prison. Interspersed with a variety of curious anecdotes, 1783Add to your cart.
Dubln: J. A. Husband for Messrs. H. and W. Whitestone, Wilson [et al.]
Creator: Linguet, Simon Nicolas Henri
Other Information: Linguet, Simon Nicolas Henri, 1736-1794; Bastille
Item 10: Lachesis lapponica; or, A tour in Lapland, now first published from the original manuscript journal of the celebrated Linnaeus, 1811Add to your cart.
London: White and Cochrane
Creator: Linne, Carl von
Other Information: Natural history--Lapland; Lapland--Description and travel
Item 11: A brief outline of the history of libraries, 1907Add to your cart.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co.
Creator: Lipsius, Justus
Other Information: Libraries--History--To 400
Item 12: I. Lipsi Satvrnalivm sermonvm libri dvo, qui de gladiatoribus, 1590Add to your cart.
Lvgdvni Batavorvm: Ex officina Plantiniana, apud Franciscum Raphelengium
Creator: Lipsius, Justus
Item 13: Missionary travels and researches in South Africa; including a sketch of sixteen years' residence in the interior of Africa, 1858Add to your cart.
New York: Harper & Brothers
Creator: Livingstone, David
Other Information: Missions--South Africa; South Africa--Description and travel--1801-1900; Africa, Southern--Description and travel
Item 14: T. Livii Patavini, Historiarum ab vrbe condita, libri, qvi extant, XXXV, 1566Add to your cart.
Venetiis: Paulum Manutium, Aldi F.
Creator: Livy
Other Information: Rome (Italy)--History
Item 15: Titi Liuij Patauini Romanae historiae principis:  libri omnes, qvotqvot ad nostram actatem pervenervnt, post varias doctorum virorum emendationes, & veterum & recentium exemplarium collatione summa fide ac diligentia recogniti, & ad publicam vtilitatem denu, 1589Add to your cart.
Londini: Edmvndvm Bollifantvm
Creator: Livy
Other Information: Rome--History
Item 16: Titi Livii Patavini librorum epitome, 1521Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: Aldus
Creator: Livy
Item 17: Titus Livius, und Lucius Florus, Von Ankunfft unnd Ursprung des Roemischen Reichs, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Creator: Livy
Item 18: Titus Livius, und Lucius Florus, Von Ankunfft unnd Ursprung des Roemischen Reichs, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Creator: Livy
Item 19: [Historiarum ab urbe condita], 1518-1520Add to your cart.
[Venet
Creator: Livy
Item 20: An historical sketch of the Portuguese settlements in China:  and of the Roman Catholic Church and mission in China, 1836Add to your cart.
Boston: James Munroe & Co.
Creator: Ljungstedt, Andrew
Other Information: Portuguese--China--History; Missions--China--History; Catholic Church--Missions--China--History; Macau (China : Special Administrative Region)--History; Canton (China)--History; Portugal--Colonies--China--History; China--Foreign relations--Portugal--History
Item 21: San Francisco, 1876Add to your cart.
San Francisco: A. L. Bancroft
Creator: Lloyd, Benjamin E.
Other Information: San Francisco (Calif.)
Item 22: Histoire de Bretagne, composee sur les titres & les auteurs originaux, 1707Add to your cart.
Paris: F. Muguet
Creator: Lobineau, Guy Alexis
Other Information: Brittany (France)--History
Item 23: Histoire de Mr. Grenouillet, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Paris: Arnauld de Vresse
Creator: Lobrichon, Guy
Item 24: An essay concerning human understanding:  in four books, 1741Add to your cart.
London: C. Hitch
Creator: Locke, John
Other Information: Knowledge, Theory of
Item 25: An essay concerning human understanding. In four books, 1731Add to your cart.
London: Arthur Bettesworth [et al.]
Creator: Locke, John
Other Information: Knowledge, Theory of
Item 26: Letters concerning toleration, 1765Add to your cart.
London: A. Millar [et al.]
Creator: Locke, John
Other Information: Toleration
Item 27: Some thoughts concerning education, 1709Add to your cart.
London: A. and J. Churchill
Creator: Locke, John
Other Information: Education
Item 28: Two treatises of government:  in the former the false principles & foundation of Sir Robert Filmer & his followers, are detected & overthrown; the latter is an essay concerning the true original, extent & end of civil government, 1728Add to your cart.
London: A. Bettesworth [et al.]
Creator: Locke, John
Other Information: Political science--Philosophy--Early works to 1800; Divine right of kings--Controversial literature; Social contract--Early works to 1800; Filmer, Robert, Sir, d. 1653 Patriarcha
Item 29: Ancient Spanish ballads:  historical and romantic, 1841Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Lockhart, John Gibson
Other Information: Ballads, Spanish--Translations into English; Ballads
Item 30: The works of Robert Burns; containing his life, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
New York: Leavitt & Allen Bros.
Creator: Lockhart, John Gibson
Other Information: Burns, Robert, 1759-1796
Item 31: Colonial furniture in America, 1913Add to your cart.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons
Creator: Lockwood, Luke Vincent
Other Information: Furniture--United States
Item 32: Jesus und Seine Kirche, [1712]Add to your cart.
Dresda: [s. n.]
Creator: Loescher, Valentin
Item 33: Evangeline, 1905Add to your cart.
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill
Creator: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Other Information: Acadians
Item 34: Evangeline:  a tale of Acadie, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Item 35: Evangeline, a tale of Acadie, 1895Add to your cart.
New York: Van Cleve-Andrews Company
Creator: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Other Information: Acadians
Item 36: Evangeline, a tale of Acadie, [1893]Add to your cart.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Company
Creator: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Other Information: Acadians
Item 37: The Song of Hiawatha, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Decorated by Valenti Angelo, 1942Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N.Y.: Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Item 38: Les amours pastorales de Daphnis et Chloe, 1745Add to your cart.
[Paris]: [s. n.]
Creator: Longus
Item 39: The New World:  the first pictures of America, 1946Add to your cart.
New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce
Creator: Lorant, Stefan
Other Information: Indians of North America; Indians of North America--Pictures, illustrations, etc.; Florida--History--Huguenot colony, 1562-1565; Roanoke Colony; Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Virginia--Description and travel
Item 40: Viscount Palmerston, 1892Add to your cart.
London: Sampson Low, Marston, & Company
Creator: Lorne, Marquis of
Other Information: Palmerston, Henry John Temple, Viscount, 1784-1865
Item 41: L'Encyclopedie enfantine:  ou, Magazin pour les pitits enfants, 1771Add to your cart.
Dresde: George Conrad Walther
Creator: LosRios, Angelique de
Item 42: De casei nequitia, tractatus medico-philologicus novus, 1643Add to your cart.
Francofurti ad Moenum: Johannis Friderici Weisii
Creator: Lotichius, Johann Peter
Item 43: Les aventures du chevalier de Faublas, 1842Add to your cart.
Paris: J. Mallet et Cie
Creator: Louvet de Couvray, Jean-Baptiste
Item 44: The nature of things:  a didactic poem, 1805Add to your cart.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme
Creator: Lucretius Carus, Titus
Item 45: Titi Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libros sex, 1680Add to your cart.
Parisiis: Federic. Leonard
Creator: Lucretius Carus, Titus
Item 46: Titi Lucretii Cari Dererum natura libri sex, 1772Add to your cart.
Birminghamae: Johannis Baskerville
Creator: Lucretius Carus, Titus
Item 47: Titi Lucretii Cari Dererum natura libri sex, 1772Add to your cart.
Birminghamae: Johannis Baskerville
Creator: Lucretius Carus, Titus
Item 48: Reise Sr. Hoheit des herzogs Bernhard zu Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach durch Nord-Amerika in den jahren 1825 und 1826, 1828Add to your cart.
Weimar: Wilhelm Hoffmann
Creator: Luden, Heinrich
Other Information: United States--Description and travel--1783-1848
Item 49: Truth brought to light:  or, The gross forgeries of Dr. Hollingworth, in his pamphlet intituled, The character of King Charles the First, from the declaration of Mr. Alexander Henderson, &c., detected. Being a vindication of Mr. Henderson and Dr. Walker, from the Aldgate chaplain's vile scandals. To which is annex'd, a manifest proof that Dr. Gauden (not King Charles I.) was the author of Icon basilice, by a late happy discovery of his original papers upon that occasion, 1693Add to your cart.
London: [s. n.]
Creator: Ludlow, Edmund
Other Information: Hollingworth, Richard, 1639?-1701. The character of King Charles; Hollingworth, Richard, 1639?-1701. Character of King Charles the First; Great Britain--History--Charles I, 1625-1949--Pamphlets; Eikon basilike
Item 50: The heart of the continent:  a record of travel across the plains and in Oregon, with an examination of the Mormon principle, 1870Add to your cart.
New York: Hurd and Houghton ; Cambridge:  Riverside Press
Creator: Ludlow, Fitz Hugh
Other Information: Mormons--West (U. S.); Overland journeys to the Pacific
Item 51: Dramatic life as I found it:  a record of personal experience ; with an account of the rise and progress of the drama in the West and South, with anecdotes and biographical sketches of the principal actors and actresses who have at times appeared upon the stage in the Mississippi Valley, 1880Add to your cart.
St. Louis: G. I. Jones and Co.
Creator: Ludlow, Noah Miller
Other Information: Theater--United States--History
Item 52: Herrn Hiob Ludolffs ... allgemeine Schau-Buehne der Welt, oder, Beschreibung der vornehmsten Welt-Geschichte des siebenzehenden Jahr-Hunderts, 1701-1731Add to your cart.
Franckfurt am Mayn: Johann David Zunnern
Creator: Ludolf, Hiob
Other Information: Europe--History--17th century; History, Modern--17th century
Item 53: A treatise on tennis, by a member of the tennis club, 1822Add to your cart.
London: Rodwell and Martin
Creator: Lukin, Robert
Other Information: Tennis
Item 54: Die alten Juedischen Heiligthuemer:  Gottestidienste und Gewohnheiten, fuer Augen gestellet, in einer ausfuehrlichen Beschreibung des ganssen Levitischen Priesterthums, und fuenff unterschiedenen Buechern, 1738Add to your cart.
Hamburg: Christian Wilhelm Brand
Creator: Lund, Johann
Other Information: Levites--Costume; Priests, Jewish; Judaism--Functionaries; Breastplate of the High Priest; Sacrifice--Judaism--History
Item 55: Histoire secrete et publique de la police ancienne et moderne, 1847Add to your cart.
Paris: Gustave Havard et Bry Aine
Creator: Lurine, Louis
Other Information: Police--France--History.
Item 56: Wild oxen, sheep & goats of all lands, living and extinct, 1898Add to your cart.
London: Rowland Ward
Creator: Lydekker, Richard
Other Information: Bison; Muskox; Mountain sheep; Goats; Game and game-birds
Item 57: Travels in North America, Canada, and Nova Scotia with geological observations, 1855Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Lyell, Charles, Sir
Other Information: Geology--North America; United States--Description and travel; Atlantic States--Description and travel; Canada--Description and travel
Item 58: A brief narrative of an unsuccessful attempt to reach Repulse Bay, through Sir Thomas Rowe's "Welcome,":  in His Majesty's ship Griper, in the year MDCCCXXIV, 1825Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Lyon, George Francis
Other Information: Griper (Ship); Northwest Passage
Item 59: A narrative of travels in Northern Africa, in the years 1818, 19, and 20:  accompanied by geographical notices of Soudan, and of the course of the Niger. With a chart of the routes, and a variety of coloured plates, illustrative of the costumes of the several natives of northern Africa, 1821Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Lyon, George Francis
Other Information: Tripoli (Libya)--Description and travel; Fezzan (Libya)--Description and travel; Tripoli (Libya)--Social life and customs; Fezzan (Libya)--Social life and customs
Item 60: Fables of Aesop and other eminent mythologists ; with morals and reflections, 1704Add to your cart.
London: R. Sare [et al.]
Creator: L'Estrange, Roger, Sir
Item 61: Michaelis Hospitalij Galliarum Cancellarij Epistolarum seu sermonum libri sex, 1585Add to your cart.
LvtetiAe: Mamertum Patissonium Typographum Regium, in officina Roberti Stephani
Creator: L'Hospital, Michel de

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[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"],
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[Series 27: Authors "I-J"],
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[Series 31: Authors "Maa-Maz"],
[Series 32: Authors "Mb-Mi"],
[Series 33: Authors "Mj-Mz"],
[Series 34: Authors "N-O"],
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[Series 37: Authors "Q"],
[Series 38: Authors "Ra-Ri"],
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[Series 40: Authors "Sa-Sc"],
[Series 41: Authors "Sd-Sm"],
[Series 42: Authors "Sn-Sz"],
[Series 43: Authors "Ta-Th"],
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