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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 34: Authors "N-O"Add to your cart.
Item 1: The works of Thomas Nabbes, 1887Add to your cart.
London: Privately printed by Wyman & Sons
Creator: Nabbes, Thomas
Item 2: Histoire des empereurs:  et des autres princes qui ont regne durant les six premier siecles de l'eglise:  des persecutions qu'ils ont faites aux Chretiens:  de leurs guerres contre les Juifs:  des ecrivains profanes:  & des personnes les plus ilustres de leur temps:  justifiee par les citations des auteurs originaux ; avec des notes pour eclaircir les principales difficultes de l'histoire, 1690Add to your cart.
Paris: Charles Robustel
Creator: Le Nain de Tillemont, Louis-Sebastien
Other Information: Rome--History--Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D.
Item 3: Fram over polhavet:  den norske polarfaerd 1893-1896, 1897Add to your cart.
Kristiania: H. Aschehoug
Creator: Nansen, Fridtjof
Other Information: Fram Expedition (1st : 1893-1896); Arctic regions
Item 4: Fridtjof Nansen's Farthest north:  being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship "Fram" 1893-96 and of a fifteen months' sleigh journey, 1897Add to your cart.
Westminster: Archibald Constable
Creator: Nansen, Fridtjof
Other Information: Nansen, Fridtjof, 1861-1930; Fram (Ship); "Fram" Expedition; Arctic regions--Discovery and exploration--Norwegian
Item 5: Notes on the orthography of the Ormulum, 1893Add to your cart.
Oxford: University Press
Creator: Napier, Arthur Sampson
Item 6: News from France; or, A description of the library of Cardinal Mazarin, preceded by the Surrender of the library (now newly translated), 1907Add to your cart.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co.
Creator: Naude, Gabriel
Other Information: Bibliotheque Mazarine
Item 7: Travels through some parts of Germany, Poland, Moldavia, and Turkey, 1818Add to your cart.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown
Creator: Neale, Adam
Other Information: Europe--Description and travel
Item 8: De l'importance des opinions religieuses, 1788Add to your cart.
Londres: Et se trouve a Paris, Hotel de Thou
Creator: Necker, Jacques
Other Information: Christianity--18th century
Item 9: Vitae excellentum Imperatorum:  cum versione Anglica, in qua verbum de verbo, quantum fieri potuit, redditur ; or, Cornelius Nepo's lives of the excellent commanders ; with an English translation, as literal as possible ; and large explanatory notes, 1794Add to your cart.
Edinburgh: Bell & Bradfute, J. Dickson and W. Creech
Creator: Nepos, Cornelius
Item 10: Let the rail splitter awake, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: Ryerson Club, L. P. P.
Creator: Neruda, Pablo
Item 11: Red book. State of New-York. 1835, 1835Add to your cart.
Albany: Croswell, Van Benthuysen and Burt
Creator: New York
Item 12: Annual report of the chief engineer of the fire department, of the city of New York. Document No. 31. August 13, 1856, 1856Add to your cart.
New York: McSpedon & Baker
Creator: New York City
Item 13: The island race, 1899Add to your cart.
New York: John Lane
Creator: Newbolt, Henry John, Sir
Item 14: The life of the Thrice Noble, High and Puissant Prince William Cavendishe, Duke, Marquess, and Earl of Newcastle, 1667Add to your cart.
London: A. Maxwell
Creator: Newcastle, Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of
Item 15: The story of the great march. From the diary of a staff officer, 1865Add to your cart.
New York: Harper & Brothers
Creator: Nichols, George Ward
Other Information: Sherman's March to the Sea; Sherman's March through the Carolinas
Item 16: History of the orders of knighthood of the British Empire; of the Order of the Guelphs of Hanover; and of the medals, clasps, and crosses, conferred for naval and military services, 1842Add to your cart.
London: John Hunter
Creator: Nicolas, Nicholas Harris, Sir
Other Information: Orders of knighthood and chivalry--Great Britain; Great Britain. Army--Medals, badges, decorations, etc.; Great Britain. Royal Navy--Medals, badges, decorations, etc.; Royal Guelphic order
Item 17: The nauigations, peregrinations and voyages made into Turkie by Nicholas Nicholay Daulphinois, lord of Arfeuile ... conteining sundry singularities which the author hath there seene and obserued:  deuided into foure bookes, with threescore figures, naturally set forth as well of men as women, according to the diuersitie of nations ... with diuers faire and memorable histories, happened in our time, 1585Add to your cart.
London: T. Dawson
Creator: Nicolay, Nicolas, sieur d'Arfeuille
Other Information: Costume; Turkey--Description and travel; Middle East--Description and travel
Item 18: Die Gesantschaft der Ost-Indischen Geselschaft in den Vereinigten Niederlaendern an den tartarischen Cham und nunmehr auch sinischen Keiser:  verrichtet durch die Herren Peter de Gojern und Jacob Keisern:  darinnen begriffen die aller maerkwuerdigsten Sachen welche ihnen auf waehrender Reise vom 1655 Jahre bis in das 1657 aufgestossen, 1666Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: Jacob M
Creator: Nieuhof, Johannes
Other Information: China--Description and travel--To 1900; China--History--Early works to 1800; China--Politics and government--Early works to 1800; Dutch East India Company
Item 19: Het gezantschap der Neerlandtsche Oost-Indische compagnie, aan den grooten Tartarischen cham, den tegenwoordigen keizer van China, 1670Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: Jacob van Meurs
Creator: Nieuhof, Johannes
Other Information: Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie; China--Description and travel--To 1900
Item 20: L'ambassade de la Compagnie orientale des Provinces Unies vers l'empereur de la Chine, ou grand cam de Tartarie, faite par les Srs. Pierre de Goyer, & Jacob de Keyser, 1665Add to your cart.
Leyde: Jacob de Meurs
Creator: Nieuhof, Johannes
Other Information: China--Description and travel
Item 21: L'ambassade de la Compagnie orientale des Provinces Unies vers l'empereur de la Chine, ou grand cam de Tartarie, faite par les Srs. Pierre de Goyer, & Jacob de Keyser, 1665Add to your cart.
Leyde: Jacob de Meurs
Creator: Nieuhof, Johannes
Other Information: China--Description and travel
Item 22: L'ombre du marquis de Louvois, consultee par Louis XIV. sur les affaires presentes, 1692Add to your cart.
Cologne: Pierre Marteau
Creator: Le Noble, Pierre
Other Information: France--History--Louis XIV, 1643-1715; Louvois, Francois-Michel Le Tellier, marquis de, 1641-1691
Item 23: Contes de Charles Nodier, [1846]Add to your cart.
Paris: Victor Lecou, J. Hetzel et Cie.
Creator: Nodier, Charles
Item 24: Petrarch and the ancient world, 1907Add to your cart.
[Boston]: [The Merrymount Press]
Creator: Nolhac, Pierre de
Other Information: Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374; Virgil; Cicero, Marcus Tullius
Item 25: An historical and classical dictionary:  containing the lives and characters of the most eminent and learned persons, in every age and nation, from the earliest period to the present time, 1776Add to your cart.
London: W. Strahan
Creator: Noorthouck, John
Other Information: Biography--Dictionaries
Item 26: California, for health, pleasure, and residence:  a book for travellers and settlers, 1874Add to your cart.
New York: Harper & Brothers
Creator: Nordhoff, Charles
Other Information: California--Description and travel
Item 27: Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands, 1874Add to your cart.
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle
Creator: Nordhoff, Charles
Other Information: Hawaii; California--Description and travel; Oregon--Description and travel
Item 28: Le coustumier du pays et duche de Normendie, 1552Add to your cart.
Rouen: Martin le Mesgissier
Creator: Normandy
Item 29: The pit:  a story of Chicago, 1903Add to your cart.
New York: [s. n.]
Creator: Norris, Frank
Other Information: Chicago (Ill.)--Economic conditions--Fiction.
Item 30: A collection of miscellanies:  consisting of poems, essays, discourses & letters, occasionally written, 1706Add to your cart.
London: S. Manship
Creator: Norris, John
Item 31: Fables, original and selected:  second series, 1833Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Northcote, James
Other Information: Fables
Item 32: The indictment, arraignment, tryal, and judgment, at large, of twenty-nine regicides, the murtherers of His Most Sacred Majesty King Charles I. of glorious memory, 1739Add to your cart.
London: Printed for the Booksellers in Town and Country
Creator: Nottingham, Heneage Finch
Other Information: Regicides
Item 33: Carmina medii aevi, 1883Add to your cart.
Firenze: Libreria Dante
Creator: Novati, Francesco
Other Information: Latin poetry, Medieval and modern
Item 34: Vanto delli cocchieri Napolitani, 1776Add to your cart.
Naples: Giuseppe Coda
Creator: Novi, Giuseppe
Item 35: The star rare coin encyclopedia:  listing coins of the world ; profusely illustrated, 1938Add to your cart.
Fort Worth, Texas: Numismatic Company of Texas
Creator: Numismatic Company of Texas
Other Information: Coins
Item 36: Debabelization, with a survey of contemporary opinion on the problem of a universal language, 1931Add to your cart.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.
Creator: Ogden, Charles Kay
Other Information: Language, Universal; Basic English
Item 37: The moral budget of my Uncle Newbury, 1830Add to your cart.
London: Houlston and Son
Creator: Old Humphrey
Item 38: The works of Mr. John Oldham, together with his remains:  in two volumes:  to this edition are added, memoirs of his life, and explanatory notes upon some obscure passages of his writings:  adorned with cuts, 1722Add to your cart.
London: J. Bettenham for D. Brown [et al.]
Creator: Oldham, John
Item 39: Vollstaendiges Diarium von der hoechstbeglueckten Erwehlung des ... Herrn Franciscus ... zum Roemischen Koenig und Kayser ... Nebst einer Vorrede von den Vorzuegen de regierenden Hauses bey den Teutschen Koenigs- und Kayser-Wahlen, 1746Add to your cart.
Franckfurt am Mayn: Johann David Jung
Creator: Olenschlager, Johann Daniel von
Other Information: Coronations--Germany; Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, 1708-1765
Item 40: Memoirs of the life and adventures of Signor Rozelli, 1740Add to your cart.
London: J. Osborn [et al.]
Creator: Olivier, J. abbe
Item 41: The cotton kingdom:  a traveller's observations on cotton and slavery in the American slave states. Based upon three former volumes of journeys and investigations, 1861Add to your cart.
New York: Mason Brothers ; London:  Sampson Low, Son & Co.
Creator: Olmsted, Frederick Law
Other Information: Slavery--United States; Cotton growing--Southern States; Southern States--Description and travel; Southern States--Economic conditions
Item 42: A journey through Texas; or, A saddle-trip on the southwestern frontier. With a statistical appendix, 1857Add to your cart.
New York: Dix, Edwards Co. [et al.]
Creator: Olmsted, Frederick Law
Other Information: Slavery--Texas; Texas--Description and travel
Item 43: The rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, 1940Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Omar Khayyam
Item 44: Collection de Feu Omar Pacha Sultan le Caire. Catalogue descriptif. I. Art Egyptien. II. Art Musulman, 1929Add to your cart.
Paris: Librarie de France
Creator: Omar, Pacha
Item 45: The book of self, 1917Add to your cart.
New York: A. A. Knopf
Creator: Oppenheim, James
Item 46: Voyage pittoresque dans les deux Ameriques; resume general de tous les voyages de Colomb, Las-Casas, Oviedo ... Humboldt ... Franklin ... etc., 1836Add to your cart.
Paris: L. Tenre ; Henri Dupuy
Creator: Orbigny, Alcide Dessalines d'
Other Information: Geografia Das Americas; America--Description and travel
Item 47: The statues of the most distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, 1832Add to your cart.
[London]: [s. n.]
Creator: Order of St. Michael and St. George
Item 48: Histoire des revolutions d'Angleterre:  depuis le commencement de la monarchie, 1750Add to your cart.
Paris: Pierre-Francois Giffart et Jaques Rolin
Creator: Orleans, Pierre Joseph d'
Other Information: Revolutions--Great Britain; Great Britain--History
Item 49: Histoire des revolutions d'Angleterre, 1794Add to your cart.
Paris: Belin
Creator: Orleans, Pierre Joseph d'
Item 50: A history of the military transactions of the British nation in Indostan, from the year MDCCXLV. To which is prefixed A dissertation on the establishments made by Mahomedan conquerors in Indostan, 1775Add to your cart.
London: J. Nourse
Creator: Orme, Robert
Other Information: India--History--18th century
Item 51: Hieronymi Osorii Lusitani De gloria libri V:  ad Ioannem Tertium, Lusitaniae Regem, 1552Add to your cart.
Florentiae: Laurentium Torrentinum
Creator: Os
Other Information: Glory--Biblical teaching--Early works to 1800; Glory--Religious aspects--Christianity--Early works to 1800; Glory--Early works to 1800
Item 52: Eaux-fortes de Van Ostade, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Paris: Amand-Durand ; Goupil & Cie. ; C. J. Wawra
Creator: Ostade, Adriaen van
Other Information: Etching, Dutch
Item 53: Off Santiago with Sampson, 1899Add to your cart.
Boston: Dana Estes & Company
Creator: Otis, James
Other Information: United States--History--War of 1898--Fiction
Item 54: Am Webstuhl der Zeit:  sozial-politischer Roman in drei Buechern, 1890Add to your cart.
Cincinnati: [s. n.]
Creator: Otto-Walster, A.
Other Information: German-American fiction
Item 55: Ovid's Metamorphosis:  Englished, mythologiz'd, and represented in figures. An essay to the translation of Virgil's Aeneis, 1632Add to your cart.
Oxford: John Lichfield
Creator: Ovid
Item 56: Debate on the evidences of Christianity:  containing an examination of the "social system" and of all the systems of scepticism of ancient and modern times, 1829Add to your cart.
Cincinnati: Robinson and Fairbank
Creator: Owen, Robert
Other Information: Free thought; Apologetics--19th century
Item 57: Report to the County of Lanark of a plan for relieving public distress, and removing discontent, by giving permanent, productive employment, to the poor and working classes, 1821Add to your cart.
Glasgow: Wardlaw & Cunninghame
Creator: Owen, Robert
Other Information: New Lanark Establishment
Item 58: Recreations mathematiques et physiques:  qui contiennent plusieurs problemes d'arithmetique, de geometrie, de musique, d'optique, de gnomonique, de cosmographie, de mecanique, de pyrotechnie, & de physique:  avec un traite des horloges elementaires, 1750Add to your cart.
Paris: Charles-Antoine Jombert
Creator: Ozanam, Jacques
Other Information: Scientific recreations--Early works to 1800
Item 59: The remarkable Mr. Pennypacker:  a comedy in three acts, 1954Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Creator: O'Brien, Liam

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[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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