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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 32: Authors "Mb-Mi"Add to your cart.
Item 1: Sir Robert Peel, 1891Add to your cart.
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington
Creator: McCarthy, Justin
Other Information: Peel, Robert, Sir, 1788-1850; Great Britain--History--Victoria, 1837-1901
Item 2: Report on the organization and campaigns of the Army of the Potomac:  to which is added an account of the campaign in western Virginia, with plans of battle-fields, 1864Add to your cart.
New York: Sheldon & Company
Creator: McClellan, George Brinton
Other Information: Peninsular Campaign, 1862; Maryland Campaign, 1862; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories; West Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Item 3: Historic wall-papers; from their inception to the introduction of machinery, 1924Add to your cart.
Philadelphia ; London: J. B. Lippincott Company
Creator: McClelland, Nancy Vincent
Other Information: Wallpaper
Item 4: The voyage of the 'Fox' in the Arctic seas:  a narrative of the discovery of the fate of Sir John Franklin and his companions, 1859Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: McClintock, Francis Leopold, Sir, 1819-1907.
Other Information: Natural history--Arctic regions; Franklin, John, Sir, 1786-1847; Fox (Ship); Arctic regions--Discovery and exploration--British
Item 5: Sketches of western adventure:  containing an account of the most interesting incidents connected with the settlement of the West, from 1755 to 1794 ; with an appendix, 1852Add to your cart.
Dayton, Ohio: L. F. Claflin & Co
Creator: McClung, John A.
Other Information: Indians of North America--Captivities; Indians of North America--Ohio River Valley; Ohio River Valley--History--To 1795; Northwest, Old--History
Item 6: A tribute of flowers to the memory of mother; or, Thoughts on mother's love, mother's death, mother's grave, and mother's home beyond, 1887Add to your cart.
Chicago ; Kansas City: Wever & Company
Creator: McCoy, John
Item 7: Merrie Christmas drink book, 1955Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: McCrea, Ruth
Other Information: Liquors; Cocktails; Christmas cookery
Item 8: A treatise on the principles and practical influence of taxation and the funding system, 1845Add to your cart.
London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans
Creator: McCulloch, John Ramsay
Other Information: Taxation; Debts, Public--Great Britain
Item 9: Cast in bronze, 1929Add to your cart.
Portland, Maine: The Mosher Press
Creator: McGiffert, Gertrude Huntington Boyce
Item 10: A bibliography of Robert Bridges, 1933Add to your cart.
New York: Columbia University Press; London, Oxford University Press
Creator: McKay, George L.
Other Information: Bridges, Robert Seymour, 1844-1930--Bibliography
Item 11: Voyage of His Majesty's ship Alceste, along the coast of Corea, to the island of Lewchew, with an account of her subsequent shipwreck, 1818Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: McLeod, John
Other Information: Alceste (Ship); China--Description and travel; Korea--Description and travel; Ryukyu Islands--Description and travel
Item 12: Voyage of His Majesty's ship Alceste, to China, Corea, and the island of Lewchew:  with an account of her shipwreck, 1820Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: McLeod, John
Other Information: Alceste (Ship); China--Description and travel; Korea--Description and travel; Ryukyu Islands--Description and travel
Item 13: Sermones, 1486Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Creator: Meffreth
Item 14: Leonh. Ferdinand. Meisneri, Med. Doct. & Prof. Regii, De caffe, chocolatae, herbae thee ac nicotianae natura, usu, et abusu anacrisis, medico-historico-diaetetica, 1721Add to your cart.
Norimbergae: Joh. Frider. Rudigeri
Creator: Meisner, Leonhard Ferdinand
Other Information: Coffee--Early works to 1800; Chocolate--Early works to 1800; Tea--Early works to 1800; Tobacco--Early works to 1800
Item 15: Nouvelle methode raisonnee du blason, ou De l'art heraldique, 1770Add to your cart.
Lyon: Pierre Bruyset Ponthus
Creator: Menestrier, Claude-Francois
Other Information: Heraldry; Heraldry--France
Item 16: La cuisiniere bourgeoise, suivie de l'office, a l'usage de tous ceux qui se melent de depenses de maisons:  contenant la maniere de dissequer, conno, 1783Add to your cart.
Lyon: Amable Leroy
Creator: Menon
Other Information: Cookery, French--Early works to 1800
Item 17: Conversations on the geography, topography and natural history of Palestine, 1840Add to your cart.
New York: T. Mason & G. Lane
Creator: Mercein, Imogen
Other Information: Palestine--Description and travel
Item 18: The banditti of the plains or the cattleman's invasion of Wyoming in 1892-- "the crowning infamy of the ages.", 1935Add to your cart.
San Francisco: George Fields
Creator: Mercer, A. S.
Other Information: Cattle trade--Wyoming; Crime and criminals--Wyoming; Wyoming--History
Item 19: Matthew Merrythought's mirthful mode of managing measures:  with a waggish way of writing weights, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
London: Darton and Clark
Creator: Merrythought, Matthew, pseud.
Other Information: Weights and measures--Popular works; Children's poetry
Item 20: Le Musee des arts decoratifs ... Le Bois, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Paris: Ateliers photomecaniques D.-A. Longuet
Creator: Metman, Louis
Other Information: Wood-carving--Collections--France--Paris; Furniture--Collections--France--Paris; Architecture--Details
Item 21: The Golden Gospels of Echternach, Codex aureus Epternacensis, 1957Add to your cart.
London: Thames and Hudson
Creator: Metz, Peter
Other Information: Illumination of books and manuscripts--Specimens, reproductions, etc.; Bible. Manuscripts, Latin. N.T. Gospels. Codex aureus Epternacensis
Item 22: The historie of all the Romane emperors,:  beginning with Caivs Ivlivs CAesar, and successiuely ending with Rodvlph the Second now raigning, 1604Add to your cart.
London: Matthew Lownes
Creator: Mexia, Pedro
Other Information: Roman emperors; Holy Roman Empire--Emperors
Item 23: The historie of all the Romane emperors,:  beginning with Caivs Ivlivs CAesar, and successiuely ending with Rodvlph the Second now raigning, 1604Add to your cart.
London: Matthew Lownes
Creator: Mexia, Pedro
Other Information: Roman emperors; Holy Roman Empire--Emperors
Item 24: Le vite di tutti gl'imperadori romani, 1589Add to your cart.
Venetia: Paulo Ugolino
Creator: Mexia, Pedro
Item 25: The costume of the original inhabitants of the British islands,:  from the earliest periods to the sixth century; to which is added, that of the Gothic nations on the western coasts of the Baltic, the ancestors of the Anglo-Saxons and Anglo-Danes, 1815Add to your cart.
London: R. Havell
Creator: Meyrick, Samuel Rush, Sir
Other Information: Costume--History--To 500; Costume, British
Item 26: Chronique du regne de Charles IX, 1913Add to your cart.
Paris: editions d'art edouard Pelletan
Creator: Merimee, Prosper
Other Information: France--History--Charles IX, 1560-1574--Fiction
Item 27: Abbrege chronologique; ou, Extrait de l'histoire de France, 1690Add to your cart.
Paris: Denys Thierry [et al.]
Creator: Mezeray, Francois Eudes de
Other Information: France--History
Item 28: A general chronological history of France:  beginning before the reign of King Pharamond and ending with the reign of King Henry the Fourth:  containing both the civil and the ecclesiastical transactions of that kingdom, 1683Add to your cart.
London: Thomas Bassett, Samuel Lowndes, Christopher Wilkinson, William Cademan, and Jacob Tonson
Creator: Mezeray, Francois Eudes de
Other Information: France--History
Item 29: Therese & Marianne:  souvenirs de jeunesse, 1891Add to your cart.
Paris: L. Conquet
Creator: Michelet, Jules
Item 30: A new and complete system of geography. Containing a full, accurate, authentic and interesting account and description of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America ... Also a compendious history of every empire, kingdom, state, &c., 1778-1779Add to your cart.
London: J. Cooke
Creator: Middleton, Charles Theodore
Other Information: Geography; World history
Item 31: Groot charterboek der graaven van Holland, van Zeeland, en heeren van Vriesland, 1753Add to your cart.
Leyden: Pieter vander Eyk
Creator: Mieris, Frans van
Other Information: Netherlands--Nobility
Item 32: The life and letters of Sir John Everett Millais, president of the Royal Academy, 1899Add to your cart.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company
Creator: Millais, John Guille
Other Information: Millais, John Everett, Sir, 1829-1896
Item 33: Die weltkarte des Castorius genannt die Peutingersche tafel, 1887-1888Add to your cart.
Ravensburg: Otto Maier
Creator: Miller, Konrad
Other Information: Early maps; Cartography--History; Geography, Ancient--Maps; Roads, Roman
Item 34: Memoires politiques et militaires, pour servir a l'histoire de Louis XIV & de Louis XV, composes sur les pieces originales recueillies, 1777Add to your cart.
Paris: Moutard
Creator: Millot, Claude Francois Xavier, abbe
Other Information: France--History--Louis XIV, 1643-1715; France--History--Louis XV, 1715-1774
Item 35: The history of chivalry, or Knighthood and its times, 1825Add to your cart.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green
Creator: Mills, Charles
Item 36: The doctrine & discipline of divorce:  restor'd to the good of both sexes, from the bondage of canon law, and other mistakes, to the true meaning of Scripture in the law and gospel compar'd. Wherin also are set down the bad consequences of abolishing or condemning of sin, that which the law of God allowes, and Christ abolisht not. Now the second time revis'd and much augmented, in two books:  to the Parlament of England with the Assembly, 1645Add to your cart.
London: [s. n.]
Creator: Milton, John
Other Information: Divorce; Marriage law
Item 37: John Milton's complete poetical works reproduced in photographic facsimile:  a critical text edition, 1943Add to your cart.
Urbana: University of Illinois Press
Creator: Milton, John
Item 38: Milton's Paradise lost, 1905Add to your cart.
London: Cassell and Company
Creator: Milton, John
Other Information: Milton, John, 1608-1674. Paradise lost--Illustrations
Item 39: Le Paradis perdu de Milton. Poeme heroique, 1729Add to your cart.
Paris: Cailleau [et al.]
Creator: Milton, John
Item 40: Paradise lost, 1906Add to your cart.
Liverpool: Liverpool Booksellers' Co.
Creator: Milton, John
Item 41: Paradise lost:  a poem in twelve books:  the author John Milton:  the eighth edition, with notes of various authors / by Thomas Newton, D.D. ; now Lord bishop of Bristol, 1775Add to your cart.
London: J. Beecroft, W. Strahan, J. and F. Rivington [et al.]
Creator: Milton, John
Item 42: Paradise lost. A poem, in twelve books, 1759Add to your cart.
Birmingham: J. and R. Tonson
Creator: Milton, John
Item 43: Poems:  L'Allegro, Il penseroso, Comus, Lycidas and the other complete minor poems, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Milton, John
Item 44: The shorter poems of John Milton with twelve illustrations, 1889Add to your cart.
London: Seeley & Company
Creator: Milton, John
Item 45: Aux Bataves sur le stathouderat, 1788Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Creator: Mirabeau, Honore-Gabriel de Riquetti, comte de
Other Information: Political science--Early works to 1800; Netherlands--Politics and government--Early works to 1800
Item 46: Considerations sur l'Ordre de Cincinnatus, ou Imitation d'un pamphlet anglo-americain, 1784Add to your cart.
Londres: J. Johnson
Creator: Mirabeau, Honore-Gabriel de Riquetti, comte de
Other Information: Society of the Cincinnati
Item 47: Doutes sur la liberte de l'Escaut, reclamee par l'empereur; sur les causes & sur les consequences probables de cette reclamation, 1784Add to your cart.
Londres: G. Faden [et al.]
Creator: Mirabeau, Honore-Gabriel de Riquetti, comte de
Other Information: Scheldt River; Netherlands--Foreign relations--Austria; Austria--Foreign relations--Netherlands; Europe--History--1648-1789
Item 48: Gallery of portraits of the National assembly, 1790Add to your cart.
Dublin: H. Chamberlaine and Rice [et al.]
Creator: Mirabeau, Honore-Gabriel de Riquetti, comte de
Item 49: Histoire secrete de la cour de Berlin:  ou Correspondance d'un voyageur francois, depuis le mois de juillet 1786 jusqu'au 19 janvier 1787. Ouvrage posthume, 1789Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Creator: Mirabeau, Honore-Gabriel de Riquetti, comte de
Other Information: Prussia (Germany)--Court and courtiers; Prussia (Germany)--Foreign relations--France; France--Foreign relations--Germany--Prussia
Item 50: Lettres originales de Mirabeau,:  ecrites du donjon de Vincennes, pendant les annees 1777, 78, 79 et 80:  contenant tous les details sur sa vie privee, ses malheurs, et ses amours avec Sophie Ruffei, marquise de Monnier, 1792Add to your cart.
Paris: Garnery ; Strasbourg:  Treuttel ; Londres:  de Boffe
Creator: Mirabeau, Honore-Gabriel de Riquetti, comte de
Other Information: Monnier, Marie Therese Richard de Ruffey, marquise de, 1754-1789
Item 51: The secret history of the court of Berlin; or, The character of the king of Prussia, his ministers, mistresses, generals, courtiers, favourites, and the royal family of Prussia. With numerous anecdotes of the potentates of Europe, especially of the late Frederick II. and an interesting picture of the state of politics, particularly in Prussia, Russia, Germany, and Holland. In a series of letters, tr. from the French. A posthumous work. To which is added a memorial, presented to the present king of Prussia, on the day of his accession to the throne, 1789Add to your cart.
London: S. Bladon
Creator: Mirabeau, Honore-Gabriel de Riquetti, comte de
Other Information: Prussia (Germany)--Court and courtiers; Prussia (Germany)--History--Frederick William II, 1786-1797; France--Foreign relations--Germany--Prussia; Prussia (Germany)--Foreign relations--France
Item 52: L'ami des hommes, ou, Traite de la population, 1756Add to your cart.
Avignon: [s. n.]
Creator: Mirabeau, Victor de Riquetti, marquis de
Other Information: Economics--Early works to 1800; Political science; Population
Item 53: L'ami des hommes, ou, Traite de la population, 1760Add to your cart.
Hambourg: Chretien Herold
Creator: Mirabeau, Victor de Riquetti, marquis de
Other Information: Economics--Early works to 1800; Political science; Population
Item 54: Memoires et observations faites par un voyageur en Angleterre:  sur ce qu'il a trouve de plus remarquable tant a l'egard de la religion que de la politique, des moeurs, des curiositez naturelles & quantite de faits historiques:  avec une description particuliere de ce qu'il y a de plus curieux dans Londres:  le tout enrichi de figures, 1698Add to your cart.
La Haye: Henri van Bulderen
Creator: Misson, Henri
Other Information: Great Britain--Social life and customs; Great Britain--Description and travel--1601-1700; London (England)--Description and travel
Item 55: A new voyage to Italy:  with curious observations on several other countries:  as, Germany, Switzerland, Savoy, Geneva, Flanders, and Holland. Together with useful instructions for those who shall travel thither, 1739Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Creator: Misson, Maximilien
Item 56: Nouveau voyage d'Italie, avec un memoire contenant des avis utiles a ceux qui voudront faire le mesme voyage, 1724Add to your cart.
La Haye: Henry van Bulderen
Creator: Misson, Maximilien
Item 57: Accompaniment to Mitchell's new map of Texas, Oregon, and California, with the regions adjoining, 1846Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: S. A. Mitchell
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus
Other Information: West (U.S.)--Description and travel--Maps; Texas--Description and travel--Maps
Item 58: An accompaniment to Mitchell's reference and distance map of the United States; containing an index of all the counties, districts, townships, towns, &c., in the Union; together with an index of the rivers ... also, a general view of the United States, and the several states and territories, 1834Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Mitchell and Hinman
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus
Other Information: United States--Gazetteers

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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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