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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 35: Authors "Pa-Pf"Add to your cart.
Item 1: Rights of man, 1792Add to your cart.
London: H. D. Symonds
Creator: Paine, Thomas
Other Information: Burke, Edmund, 1729?-1797. Reflections on the revolution in France; France--History--Revolution, 1789--Causes and character; Great Britain--Politics and government--1760-1820
Item 2: The history of the conquest of China by the Tartars together with an account of several remarkable things concerning the religion, manners, and customes of both nations, but especially the latter, 1671Add to your cart.
London: W. Godbid
Creator: Palafox y Mendoza, Juan de
Other Information: China--History--Tatar Conquest, 1643-1644; Booksellers' advertisements--England--London--1671
Item 3: The works of William Paley, D. D., 1811Add to your cart.
Boston: Joshua Belcher
Creator: Paley, William
Other Information: Apologetics; Theology
Item 4: Travels through the southern provinces of the Russian Empire, in the years 1793 and 1794, 1802-1803Add to your cart.
London: T. N. Longman and O. Rees [et al.]
Creator: Pallas, Peter Simon
Other Information: Pallas, Peter Simon, 1741-1811--Journeys--Russia; Pallas, Peter Simon, 1741-1811--Journeys--Ukraine--Crimea; Russia--Description and travel; Crimea (Ukraine)--Description and travel
Item 5: Voyages entrepris dans les gouvernemens meridionaux de l'empire de Russie, dans les annees 1793 et 1794, 1805Add to your cart.
Paris: Deterville ; Librairie economique
Creator: Pallas, Peter Simon
Other Information: Natural history--Soviet Union; Soviet Union--Description and travel; Russia, Asiatic--Description and travel
Item 6: The New and complete English spouter; or, An universal key to theatrical knowledge, 1781Add to your cart.
London: Alex. Hogg [etc.]
Creator: Palmer, John
Other Information: Prologues and epilogues
Item 7: The golden Dagon, or, Up and down the Irrawaddi:  being passages of adventure in the Burman Empire, 1856Add to your cart.
New York: Dix, Edwards & Co.
Creator: Palmer, John Williamson
Other Information: Burma--Description and travel
Item 8: Memoires de l'histoire de Lyon, 1573Add to your cart.
Lyon: Antoine Gryphius
Creator: Paradin, Guillaume
Other Information: Lyon (France)--History; Lyon (France)--Antiquities
Item 9: Raccolta di no. 40. vedute antiche e moderne della citta di Roma e sue vicinanze, 1840Add to your cart.
Roma: Agapito Franzetti
Creator: Parboni, P.
Other Information: Rome (Italy)--Pictorial works
Item 10: Short, but yet plain elements of geometry; shewing how by a brief and easy method, most of what is necessary and useful in Euclid, Archimedes, Appollonius, and other excellent geometricians, both ancient and modern, may be understood, 1717Add to your cart.
London: R. Knaplock
Creator: Pardies, Ignace Gaston
Other Information: Geometry--Early works to 1800
Item 11: Les plus anciens monuments de la langue francaise (IXe, Xe siecle), 1875Add to your cart.
Paris: Firmin-Didot et cie
Creator: Paris, Gaston Bruno Paulin
Item 12: Pharmacologia; or the history of medicinal substances, with a view to establish the art of prescribing and of composing extemporaneous formulae upon fixed and scientific principles; illustrated by formulae, in which the intention of each element is designated by key letters, 1822Add to your cart.
New York: F. & R. Lockwood
Creator: Paris, John Ayrton
Other Information: Pharmacology--History--United States; History of Medicine, 19th Cent.--United States
Item 13: The journal of a mission to the interior of Africa, in the year 1805, 1815Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Park, Mungo
Other Information: Africa--Discovery and exploration
Item 14: Travels in the interior districts of Africa:  performed under the direction and patronage of the African association, in the years 1795, 1796, and 1797, 1799Add to your cart.
London: W. Bulmer
Creator: Park, Mungo
Other Information: Africa--Discovery and exploration; Niger River
Item 15: A long chain of words, 1986Add to your cart.
[Minneapolis]: Library Council, Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Creator: Parker, John
Other Information: Manuscripts
Item 16: The poetical works of Dr. Tho. Parnell.:  Containing those published by Mr. Pope, together with his posthumous pieces, 1796Add to your cart.
London: C. Cooke
Creator: Parnell, Thomas
Item 17: Vite e ritratti di sessanta Piemontesi illustri, 1824Add to your cart.
Torino: Presso Felice Festa Litografo
Creator: Paroletti, Modesto
Item 18: Water colour rendering-suggestions, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Cleveland, Ohio: J. H. Jansen
Creator: Parrish, Maxfield
Item 19: The great plains; the romance of western American exploration, warfare, and settlement, 1527-1870, 1907Add to your cart.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co.
Creator: Parrish, Randall
Other Information: Mississippi River Valley--History; West (U.S.)--History
Item 20: Appendix to Captain Parry's journal of a second voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in Majesty's ships Fury and Hecla, in the years 1821-22-23, 1825Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Parry, William Edward, Sir
Other Information: Natural history--Arctic regions; Scientific expeditions; Northwest Passage
Item 21: Journal of a second voyage for the discovery of a northwest passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific:  performed in the years 1821-22-23, in His Majesty's ships Fury and Hecla under the orders of Captain William Edward Parry, 1824Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Parry, William Edward, Sir
Other Information: Eskimos; Fury (Ship); Hecla (Ship); Northwest Passage
Item 22: Journal of a third voyage for the discovery of a northwest passage, from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1824-25, in His Majesty's ships Hecla and Fury, under the orders of Captain William Edward Parry, 1826Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Parry, William Edward, Sir
Other Information: Natural history--Arctic regions; Fury (Ship); Hecla (Ship); Northwest Passage
Item 23: Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific:  performed in the years 1819-20, in His Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry ... With an appendix containing the scientific and other observations, 1821Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Parry, William Edward, Sir
Other Information: Natural history--Arctic regions; Fury (Ship); Hecla (Ship); Northwest Passage
Item 24: Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific:  performed in the years 1819-20, in His Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry ; with an appendix containing the scientific and other observations, 1821Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Parry, William Edward, Sir
Other Information: Natural history--Arctic regions; Fury (Ship); Hecla (Ship); Northwest Passage
Item 25: Narrative of an attempt to reach the North pole, 1828Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Parry, William Edward, Sir
Other Information: Hecla (Ship); Arctic regions
Item 26: An original issue of "The Spectator" together with the story of the famous English periodical and of its founders, Joseph Addison & Richard Steele, 1939Add to your cart.
[San Francisco]: The Book Club of California
Creator: Partridge, Eric
Other Information: Addison, Joseph, 1672-1719; Steele, Richard, Sir, 1672-1729; The Spectator
Item 27: Le manuscrit des Pensees de Pascal, 1662, 1962Add to your cart.
Paris: Libraries Associes
Creator: Pascal, Blaise
Other Information: Apologetics--17th century; Catholic Church--Doctrinal and controversial works--Catholic authors
Item 28: Thoughts on religion and other curious subjects, 1727Add to your cart.
London: Jacob Tonson, John Pemberton, and John Hooke
Creator: Pascal, Blaise
Other Information: Apologetics--17th century; Catholic Church--Doctrinal and controversial works--Catholic authors
Item 29: Pavsaniae Graeciae descriptio accvrata, qua Lector ceu manu per eam regionem circumducitur, 1696Add to your cart.
Lipsiae: Thomam Fritsch
Creator: Pausanias
Other Information: Greece--Antiquities; Greece--Description and travel--To 323
Item 30: L'oeuvre de Lepautre, reproduction d'apres l'ouvrage de l'epoque et grandeur des originaux decorations interieures plafonds, alcoves, ornements, panneaux, frises, cadres, bordures, attributs etc., [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Paris: Armand Guerinet
Creator: Le Pautre, Jean,
Other Information: Decoration and ornament
Item 31: Recherches philosophiques sur les Americains, ou Memoires interessants pour servir a l'histoire de l'espece humaine, 1774Add to your cart.
Berlin: [s. n.]
Creator: Pauw, Cornelius
Other Information: Indians
Item 32: Recherches philosophiques sur les Americains, ou Memoires interessants pour servir a l'histoire de l'espece humaine, 1770Add to your cart.
Berlin: [s. n.]
Creator: Pauw, Cornelius
Other Information: Indians; Pernety, Antoine-Joseph, 1716-1801. Dissertation sur l'Amerique
Item 33: Recherches philosophiques sur les Americains, ou, Memoires interessants pour servir a l'histoire de l'espece humaine, 1768Add to your cart.
Berlin: George Jacques Decker
Creator: Pauw, Cornelius
Other Information: Indians; America--Civilization--Early works to 1800
Item 34: Selections from M. Pauw, 1795Add to your cart.
Bath: R. Cruttwell
Creator: Pauw, Cornelius
Other Information: Indians of North America; China--Civilization; Egypt--Civilization
Item 35: The old librarian's almanack, 1909Add to your cart.
Woodstock, Vermont: The Elm Tree Press
Creator: Pearson, Edmund Lester
Other Information: Librarians--Anecdotes, facetiae, satire, etc.; Libraries--Anecdotes, facetiae, satire, etc.
Item 36: Banbury chap books and nursery toy book literature [of the XVIII and early XIX centuries], 1890Add to your cart.
London: Arthur Reader
Creator: Pearson, Edwin
Other Information: Children's literature; Chapbooks; Illustrated books
Item 37: Wyoming:  its history, stirring incidents, and romantic adventures, 1858Add to your cart.
New York: Harper & Brothers
Creator: Peck, George
Other Information: Wyoming Massacre, 1778; Wyoming Valley (Pa.)--History
Item 38: Merrie conceited iests of George Peele, gentleman, sometimes student in Oxford:  wherein is shewed the course of his life, how he lived, a man very well knowne in the city of London and elsewhere, 1809Add to your cart.
London: S. W. Singer and R. Triphook
Creator: Peele, George
Other Information: Dramatists, English--Early modern, 1500-1700--Biography; Practical jokes; Peele, George, 1556-1596--Anecdotes
Item 39: A history of Harvard university, from its foundation, in the year 1636, to the period of the American revolution, 1833Add to your cart.
Cambridge: Brown, Shattuck, and Company
Creator: Peirce, Benjamin
Other Information: Harvard University--History
Item 40: An account of W. Penn's travails in Holland and Germany, Anno MDCLXXVII:  for the service of the gospel of Christ, by way of journal ; containing also divers letters and epistles writ to several great and eminent persons whilst there, 1694Add to your cart.
London: T. Sowle
Creator: Penn, William
Other Information: Penn, William, 1644-1718--Personal narratives; Netherlands--Religion; Germany--Religion
Item 41: A collection of the works of William Penn. To which is prefixed a journal of his life, with many original letters and papers not before published, 1726Add to your cart.
London: J. Sowle
Creator: Penn, William
Other Information: Society of Friends; Penn, William, 1644-1718
Item 42: No cross, no crown:  a discourse shewing the nature and discipline of the holy cross of Christ. And that the denyal of self, and daily bearing of Christ's cross, is the alone way to the rest and kingdom of God:  to which are added the living and dying testimonies of divers persons of fame and learning in favour of this treatise, 1682Add to your cart.
London: Andrew Sowle
Creator: Penn, William
Other Information: Christian life
Item 43: A perswasive to moderation to church and dissenters:  in prudence and conscience:  humbly submitted to the King and his Great Councel, 1686?Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Creator: Penn, William
Other Information: Dissenters--England
Item 44: The select works of William Penn:  to which is prefixed a journal of his life, 1771Add to your cart.
London: [s. n.]
Creator: Penn, William
Other Information: Society of Friends; Penn, William, 1644-1718; Theology--18th century
Item 45: British zoology, 1776Add to your cart.
Warrington: Printed by William Eyres, for Benjamin White, London
Creator: Pennant, Thomas
Other Information: Zoology--Great Britain
Item 46: History of quadrupeds, 1793Add to your cart.
London: J. White
Creator: Pennant, Thomas
Other Information: Mammals
Item 47: Indian zoology, 1790Add to your cart.
London: Robert Faulder
Creator: Pennant, Thomas
Item 48: The journey from Chester to London, 1782Add to your cart.
London: B. White
Creator: Pennant, Thomas
Other Information: England--Description and travel
Item 49: The journey from Chester to London, 1782Add to your cart.
London: B. White
Creator: Pennant, Thomas
Other Information: England--Description and travel
Item 50: A journey from London to the Isle of Wight, 1801Add to your cart.
London: E. Harding
Creator: Pennant, Thomas
Other Information: England--Description and travel--Early works to 1800
Item 51: The journey to Snowdon, 1781Add to your cart.
London: Henry Hughes
Creator: Pennant, Thomas
Other Information: Wales, North--Description and travel
Item 52: The journey to Snowdon, 1781Add to your cart.
London: Henry Hughes
Creator: Pennant, Thomas
Other Information: Wales, North--Description and travel
Item 53: The literary life of the late Thomas Pennant, Esq., 1793Add to your cart.
London: Benjamin and John White ; Robert Faulder
Creator: Pennant, Thomas
Other Information: Patagonians--Early works to 1800; Wales--Politics and government--Early works to 1800
Item 54: Some account of London, 1791Add to your cart.
Dublin: John Archer
Creator: Pennant, Thomas
Other Information: London (England)--Description--To 1800
Item 55: Some account of London, 1791Add to your cart.
London: Robert Faulder
Creator: Pennant, Thomas
Other Information: Daily mirror, London--Description
Item 56: A tour in Scotland MDCCLXIX, 1772Add to your cart.
London: B. White
Creator: Pennant, Thomas
Other Information: Scotland--Description and travel--To 1800
Item 57: A tour in Wales, MDCCLXXV, 1778Add to your cart.
London: Henry Hughes
Creator: Pennant, Thomas
Item 58: The feasts of Autolycus:  the diary of a greedy woman, 1896Add to your cart.
London: John Lane ; New York:  The Merriam Co.
Creator: Pennell, Elizabeth Robins
Other Information: Gastronomy
Item 59: Early English poetry, ballads, and popular literature of the Middle Ages, 1840-1852Add to your cart.
London: Printed for the Percy Society by C. Richards
Creator: Percy Society
Other Information: English literature--Early modern, 1500-1700; English poetry--Early modern, 1500-1700
Item 60: Histoire du roi Henri le Grand, composee, 1782Add to your cart.
Toulouse: D. Desclassan
Creator: Perefixe, Hardouin de
Other Information: Henry IV, King of France, 1553-1610
Item 61: Perrin du Lac's Reise in die beyden Louisianen unter die wilden Volkerschaften am Missouri, durch die Vereinigten Staaten und die Privinzen am Ohio, in den Jahren 1801, 1802, und 1803, 1807Add to your cart.
Wien: Anton Doll
Creator: Perin du Lac, Francois Marie
Item 62: Gold and small silver jewelry, 1960Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: H. C. Perleberg
Creator: Perleberg, H. C.
Other Information: Goldwork; Silverwork
Item 63: A short history of the Salem village witchcraft trials, illustrated by a verbatim report of the trial of Mrs. Elizabeth Howe; a memorial of her .. Map and half tone illustrations, 1911Add to your cart.
Salem, Mass.: M. V. B. Perley
Creator: Perley, Martin Van Buren
Other Information: Witchcraft--Massachusetts--Salem; Howe, Elizabeth Jackson, d. 1692
Item 64: Perrault's Tales of Mother Goose:  the dedication manuscript of 1695 reproduced in collotype facsimile, 1956Add to your cart.
New York: Pierpont Morgan Library
Creator: Perrault, Charles
Item 65: Bishop de Bury; "In books I find...", 1938Add to your cart.
[Norton, Mass.]: [Periwinkle Press]
Creator: Perry, Louise S. G.
Other Information: Bury, Richard de, 1287-1345
Item 66: Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan:  performed in the years 1852, 1853, and 1854, under the command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy, by order of the Government of the United States, 1856Add to your cart.
Washington: Beverley Tucker
Creator: Perry, Matthew Calbraith
Other Information: United States Naval Expedition to Japan, 1852-1854; Japan--Description and travel--1801-1900
Item 67: Whatever you reap, 1933Add to your cart.
Detroit: Schuman's
Creator: Persov, Anne
Item 68: Catalogue de l'oeuvre grave de Robert Nanteuil, 1925Add to your cart.
Paris: Loys Delteil et Maurice Le Garrec
Creator: Petitjean, Ch.
Other Information: Nanteuil, Robert, 1623-1678
Item 69: Voyage de La Perouse autour du monde, publie conformement au decret du 22 Avril 1791, 1792Add to your cart.
Paris: Plassan
Creator: La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de
Other Information: Voyages around the world; Discoveries in geography--French; Boussole (Frigate); Astrolabe (Frigate); Northwest Coast of North America
Item 70: Four private libraries of New York:  a contribution to the history of bibliophilism in America, 1892Add to your cart.
New York: Duprat & Co.
Creator: Pene du Bois, Henri
Item 71: Four private libraries of New York:  a contribution to the history of bibliophilism in America, 1892Add to your cart.
New York: Duprat & Co.
Creator: Pene du Bois, Henri
Item 72: Der aller-durchleuchtigste Ritter, oder die rittermaessige:  ... Gross-Thaten ... dess aller-grossmaechtigsten ..., 1679Add to your cart.
Ulm: Matthao Schultes
Creator: Pfintzing, Melchior

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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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