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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 36: Authors "Ph-Pz"Add to your cart.
Item 1: Voyage du Gouverneur Phillip a Botany-Bay:  avec une description de l'etablissement des Colonies du port Jackson et de l', 1791Add to your cart.
Paris: Buisson
Creator: Phillip, Arthur
Other Information: Natural history--New South Wales; New South Wales--Discovery and exploration; Norfolk Island
Item 2: The beginnings of Washington, as described in books, maps and views, 1917Add to your cart.
Washington: [s. n.]
Creator: Phillips, Philip Lee
Other Information: Washington (D.C.)--Description and travel
Item 3: A reply to a late publication of S. Newton, of Norwich, intituled, An appendix, &c.:  in answer to which it is plainly shewn that the Quakers are not Calvinists, 1774Add to your cart.
London: Richardson and Urquhart ; M. Hinde
Creator: Phipps, Joseph
Other Information: Society of Friends--Doctrinal and controversial works; Newton, Samuel, d. 1810. An appendix to a late publication
Item 4: Picasso:  Peintures 1939-1946, 1946Add to your cart.
Paris: editions du Chene
Creator: Picasso, Pablo
Item 5: Picasso:  peintures epoques bleue et rose, 1948Add to your cart.
Paris: Les editions du Chene
Creator: Picasso, Pablo
Item 6: Les troys libvres de l'art du potier, 1860Add to your cart.
Paris: Librairie Internationale
Creator: Piccolpasso, Cipriano
Other Information: Pottery
Item 7: Les troys libvres de l'art du potier, 1860Add to your cart.
Paris: Librairie Internationale
Creator: Piccolpasso, Cipriano
Other Information: Pottery
Item 8: Vie de Charles-Henry, comte de Hoym, ambassadeur de Saxe-Pologne en France, et celebre amateur de livres, 1694-1736, publiee par la Societe des bibliophiles francois, 1880Add to your cart.
Paris: Techener
Creator: Pichon, Jerome, Baron
Item 9: The life of Charles Henry, count Hoym, ambassador from Saxony-Poland to France, and eminent French bibliophile, 1694-1736, 1899Add to your cart.
New York: The Grolier Club
Creator: Pichon, Jerome, baron
Other Information: Hoym, Karl Heinrich, Graf von, 1694-1736
Item 10: The sorrows of Werter:  a poem, 1788Add to your cart.
London: T. Cadell
Creator: Pickering, Amelia
Other Information: Goethe, Wolfgang von, 1749-1832--Parodies, imitations, etc.
Item 11: Picket's primer, or, First book for children:  designed to precede the spelling book, 1836Add to your cart.
Cincinnati: U. P. James
Creator: Picket, Albert
Other Information: Readers (Primary); Spellers
Item 12: The golden age of European porcelain, 1936Add to your cart.
Boston: [s. n.]
Creator: Pickman, Dudley Leavitt
Other Information: Porcelain--Europe--History; Porcelain--Collectors and collecting
Item 13: An account of expeditions to the sources of the Mississippi:  and through the western parts of Louisiana to the sources of the Arkansaw, Kans, La Platte, and Pierre Jaun Rivers:  performed by order of the government of the United States during the years 1805, 1806, and 1807 and a tour through the interior parts of New Spain when conducted through these provinces by order of the captain-general in the year 1807, 1810Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: C. & A. Conrad & Co.
Creator: Pike, Zebulon Montgomery
Other Information: West (U.S.)--Discovery and exploration; Mississippi River--Discovery and exploration; New Mexico--Discovery and exploration
Item 14: The blind child, or Anecdotes of the Wyndham family, written for the use of young people, 1802Add to your cart.
London: J. Harris
Creator: Pinchard, Elizabeth Sibthorpe
Item 15: Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL. D.:  during the last twenty years of his life, 1786Add to your cart.
London: T. Cadell
Creator: Piozzi, Hester Lynch
Other Information: Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784
Item 16: Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL. D.:  during the last twenty years of his life, 1786Add to your cart.
London: T. Cadell
Creator: Piozzi, Hester Lynch
Other Information: Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784
Item 17: A statistical view of the commerce of the United States of America:  its connection with agriculture and manufactures:  and an account of the public debt, revenues, and expenditures of the United States. With a brief review of the trade, agriculture, and manufactures of the colonies, previous to their independence. Accompanied with tables, illustrative of the principles and objects of the work, 1817Add to your cart.
New York: James Eastburn & co. ; Hartford:  Hamlen & Newton
Creator: Pitkin, Timothy
Other Information: United States--Commerce; United States--Economic conditions
Item 18: The phonographic dictionary and phrase book, 1910Add to your cart.
Cincinnati: Phonographic Institute Company
Creator: Pitman, Benn
Other Information: Shorthand--Dictionaries
Item 19: The history of the Helvetic Confederacy, 1800Add to your cart.
London: John Stockdale
Creator: Planta, Joseph
Other Information: Switzerland--History
Item 20: Historia B. Platinae de vitis Pontificum Romanorum. A D. N. Iesu Christo usque ad Paulum II. Venetum Papam, 1610Add to your cart.
Coloniae Agrippinae: Ex Officina Gosuini Cholini, sumptibus Petri Cholini
Creator: Platina
Other Information: Popes--Biography--Early works to 1800; Papacy--History--Early works to 1800; Church history--Early works to 1800; Catholic Church--History--Early works to 1800
Item 21: The lives of the popes, from the time of Our Saviour Jesus Christ, to the reign of Sixtus IV, 1688Add to your cart.
London: C. Wilkinson
Creator: Platina
Other Information: Popes--Biography; Papacy--History
Item 22: M. Accii Plauti comoediae, 1679Add to your cart.
Parisiis: Fredericum Leonard
Creator: Plautus, Titus Maccius
Item 23: Illustrations of the Huttonian theory of the earth, 1802Add to your cart.
London: Cadell and Davies ; Edinburgh:  William Creech
Creator: Playfair, John
Other Information: Geology
Item 24: Historia mvndi, denvo sic emendata, vt in svperiori Aeditione, quAe tamen fuit accuratissima, prAe hac dormitatum uideri possit. In illa longo interuallo uiceramus cAeteros, in hac longiore uicimus nos ipsos, potissimum adiuti tribus optimAe fidei peruetustis exemplaribus, tum opera cuiusdam eruditi, 1530Add to your cart.
Basileae: In officina Frobeniana
Creator: Pliny, the Elder
Other Information: Natural history--Pre-Linnean works
Item 25: Historiae mundi libri XXXVII ex postrema ad vetustos codices collatione cum annotationibus et indice, 1539Add to your cart.
Basileae: In Officina Frobeniana
Creator: Pliny, the Elder
Item 26: Historiae naturalis libri xxxvii, 1635Add to your cart.
Lugduni Batavorum: Ex Officina Elzeviriana
Creator: Pliny, the Elder
Other Information: Natural history--Pre-Linnean works
Item 27: Historiae naturalis libri xxxvii, 1635Add to your cart.
Lugduni Batavorum: Ex Officina Elzeviriana
Creator: Pliny, the Elder
Other Information: Natural history--Pre-Linnean works
Item 28: Naturalis historiAe, 1669Add to your cart.
Lugd. Batav. ; Roterodami: Hackios
Creator: Pliny, the Elder
Other Information: Natural history--Pre-Linnean works
Item 29: C. Plinii CAecilii Secundi epistolarum libri X, 1669Add to your cart.
Lugd. Batav. ; Roterodami: Ex Officina Hackiana
Creator: Pliny, the Younger
Other Information: Latin literature; Persecutions (Christian)
Item 30: C. Plinii CAecillii Secvndi Epistolarvm libri X. & Panegyricvs. Accedunt variantes lectiones, 1640Add to your cart.
Lvgd. Batavorvm: Ex Officina Elseviriorum
Creator: Pliny, the Younger
Item 31: C. Plinii Secundi Nouocomensis Liber de viris in re militari & administranda republica illustribus, [1547]Add to your cart.
Basileae: [Joannis Oporini]
Creator: Pliny, the Younger
Other Information: Rome--Biography
Item 32: Spectacle de la Nature:  or Nature display'd. Being Discourses On such Particulars of Natural History As were thought most proper To excite the Curiosity, and Form the Minds of Youth, 1736Add to your cart.
London: J. and J. Pemberton ; R. Francklin ; C. Davis
Creator: Pluche, No
Other Information: Natural history--Pre-Linnean works
Item 33: [To tou Ploutarchou Pos dei ton neon poiematon akouein (romanized form)] Plutarchi ChAeronensis liber Quomodo juveni audienda sint poemata, 1753Add to your cart.
Glasguae: Robertus et Andreas Foulis
Creator: Plutarch
Item 34: Edgar Allan Poe letters till now unpublished, in the Valentine museum, Richmond, Virginia, 1925Add to your cart.
Philadelphia ; London: J. B. Lippincott
Creator: Poe, Edgar Allan
Item 35: The murders in the Rue Morgue; facsimile of the ms. in the Drexel institute, 1895Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: George Barrie
Creator: Poe, Edgar Allan
Other Information: Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849--Autographs
Item 36: Coutumier general, ou Corps et compilation de tous les commentateurs sur la coutume du comte et pays de Poiton, avec les conferences des autres coutumes, 1727Add to your cart.
Poitiers: Jacques Faulcon
Creator: Poitou (France)
Other Information: Law--France--Poitou
Item 37: Southern history of the war:  the first year of the war, 1863Add to your cart.
New York: Charles B. Richardson
Creator: Pollard, Edward Alfred
Other Information: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Item 38: Histoire secrette de la Duchesse d' Hanover, epouse de Georges Premier ... Les malheurs de cette unfortunee princesse. Sa prison au Chateau d'Alhen ... ses intelligences secrettes avec le Comte de Konigsmarck, 1732Add to your cart.
Londres [i.e. Holland]: La compagnie des libraires
Creator: Pollnitz, Karl Ludwig, Freiherr von
Other Information: Sophia Dorothea, consort of George I, King of Great Britain, 1666-1726; Hanover, House of; Fictitious imprints--Specimens; Great Britain--Politics and government--1714-1727
Item 39: Historion ta sozomena. Polybii Lycortae F. Megalopolitani Historiarum libri qui supersunt, 1670Add to your cart.
Amstelodami: Ex Officina Johannis Janssonii a Waesberge, & Johannis van Someren
Creator: Polybius
Other Information: History, Ancient; Rome--History--Republic, 510-30 B.C.; Greece--History
Item 40: The history of Polybius the Megalopolitan:  the fiue first bookes entire, with all the parcels of the subsequent bookes vnto the eighteenth, according to the Greeke originall:  also the manner of the Romane encamping, extracted from the discription of Polybius, 1634Add to your cart.
London: Simon Waterson
Creator: Polybius
Other Information: History, Ancient; Rome--History--Republic, 510-30 B.C.; Greece--History
Item 41: Braque, le reconciliateur, 1946Add to your cart.
Geneve: Albert Skira
Creator: Ponge, Francis
Other Information: Braque, Georges, 1882-1963
Item 42: The natural history of Norway:  containing a particular and accurate account of the temperature of the air,the different soils, waters, vegetables, metals, minerals, stones, beasts, birds, and fishes; together with the dispositions, customs, and manner of living of the inhabitants:  interspered with physiological notes from eminent writers, and transactions of academics, 1755Add to your cart.
London: A. Linde
Creator: Pontoppidan, Erich
Other Information: Natural history--Norway
Item 43: An essay on man, [1733]Add to your cart.
London: J. Wilford
Creator: Pope, Alexander
Item 44: Of the characters of women:  an epistle to a lady, 1735Add to your cart.
London: Lawton Gilliver
Creator: Pope, Alexander
Other Information: Women--Poetry
Item 45: One thousand seven hundred and thirty eight. A dialogue something like Horace, 1738Add to your cart.
London: T. Cooper
Creator: Pope, Alexander
Item 46: The architecture of John Russell Pope, 1924-1930Add to your cart.
New York: William Helburn, Inc.
Creator: Pope, John Russell
Other Information: Architecture, Domestic--United States; Architecture, Domestic--Designs and plans
Item 47: L'histoire de France, 1582Add to your cart.
Paris: [s. n.]
Creator: La Popeliniere
Item 48: La miracolosa imagine della beatissima Vergine Maria, 1676Add to your cart.
Mondoni: Francsco Maria Gislandi
Creator: Porrone, Francesco Antonio
Item 49: Journal of a cruise made to the Pacific Ocean, 1822Add to your cart.
New-York: Wiley & Halsted
Creator: Porter, David
Other Information: Voyages and travels; Essex (Frigate)
Item 50: Travelling sketches in Russia and Sweden, during the years 1805, 1806, 1807, 1808, 1809Add to your cart.
London: Richard Phillips
Creator: Porter, Robert Ker, Sir
Other Information: Russia--Description and travel; Sweden--Sweden--Description and travel
Item 51: La muette, 1870Add to your cart.
Paris: Paul Daffis
Creator: Pothey, Alexandre
Item 52: The art of Beatrix Potter, 1955Add to your cart.
London ; New York: Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd.
Creator: Potter, Beatrix
Other Information: Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943
Item 53: Collection de cent-vingt estampes, gravee d'apres les tableaux & dessins qui composoient le cabinet de m. Poullain, 1781Add to your cart.
Paris: Basan et Poignant
Creator: Poullain
Other Information: Painting--Private collections; Drawing--Private collections
Item 54: The administration of the colonies, 1765Add to your cart.
London: J. Dodsley ; J. Walter
Creator: Pownall, Thomas
Other Information: Great Britain--Colonies--Administration; Great Britain--Colonies--North America
Item 55: Dorothy M. Richardson, 1931Add to your cart.
London: Joiner and Steele
Creator: Powys, John Cowper
Other Information: Richardson, Dorothy Miller, 1873-1957--Criticism and interpretation
Item 56: [Engravings by Clement Pierre Marillier], [n. d.]Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Creator: Prevost, abbe
Other Information: Marillier, Clement Pierre, 1740-1808
Item 57: American antiquities, and discoveries in the West:  being an exhibition of the evidence that an ancient population of partially civilized nations, differing entirely from those of the present Indians, peopled America, many centuries before its discovery by Columbus, 1833Add to your cart.
Albany: Hoffman and White
Creator: Priest, Josiah
Other Information: Indians--Origin; Indians of North America--Antiquities; America--Antiquities
Item 58: Divers ajustements et usages de Russie, dedies a Monsieur Boucher; dessines en Russie d'apres nature et graves a l'eau forte, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Creator: Le Prince, Jean-Baptiste
Item 59: Danmonii orientales illustres:  or, The worthies of Devon. A work, wherein the lives and fortunes of the most famous divines, statesmen, swordsmen, physicians, writers, and other eminent persons, natives of that most noble province, from before the Norman conquest, down to the present age, are memorized...out of the most approved authors, both in print and manuscript, 1810Add to your cart.
London: Rees & Curtis, Plymouth [etc.]
Creator: Prince, John
Other Information: Devon (England)--Biography
Item 60: Poems on several occasions, 1718Add to your cart.
London: Jacob Tonson ; John Barber
Creator: Prior, Matthew
Item 61: Nuova raccolta di 100 vedutine antiche della citt, 1795Add to your cart.
Roma: Presso il sud.o Incisore
Creator: Pronti, Domenico
Other Information: Rome (Italy)--Pictorial works
Item 62: Le droit au travail et le droit de propriete, 1850Add to your cart.
Paris: Garnier Freres
Creator: Proudhon, Pierre-Joseph
Item 63: Facsimiles of sketches made in Flanders and Germany and drawn on stone by Samuel Prout, 1833Add to your cart.
[London]: C. Hullmandel's Lithography
Creator: Prout, Samuel
Other Information: Flanders--Pictorial works; Germany--Pictorial works
Item 64: Opera omnia, nunc primum cum codd. vaticanis collata praefatione, variantibus lectionibus, notis, ac rerum verborumque indice locupletissimo, aucta et illustrata, 1788Add to your cart.
Parmae: Ex regio typographeo
Creator: Prudentius
Item 65: Ermannet euch! Ein Wort an die covservative Parthei in Preussen, 1861Add to your cart.
Hamburg: Pontt & v. D
Creator: Prussia
Item 66: Memoirs of ****:  commonly known by the name of George Psalmanazar; a reputed native of Formosa, 1765Add to your cart.
Dublin: P. Wilson, J. Exshaw, E. Watts, S. Cotter, J. Potts, and J. Williams
Creator: Psalmanazar, George
Other Information: Literary forgeries and mystifications
Item 67: La Geografia di Clavdio Tolomeo Alessandrino, 1574Add to your cart.
Venetia: Giordano Ziletti
Creator: Ptolemy
Other Information: Geography, Ancient; Early maps
Item 68: The club; in a dialogue between father and son, 1817Add to your cart.
[London]: [J. Johnson]
Creator: Puckle, James
Other Information: Maxims
Item 69: Les devoirs de l'homme et du citoien, tels qu'ils lui sont prescrits par la loi naturelle, 1735Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: Coup & Kuyper
Creator: Pufendorf, Samuel, Freiherr von
Other Information: Political science; Natural law; International law and relations
Item 70: Of the law of nature and nations.:  Eight books, 1710Add to your cart.
Oxford: A. and J. Churchil [et al.]
Creator: Pufendorf, Samuel, Freiherr von
Other Information: Natural law; International law
Item 71: Paris and its environs:  displayed in a series of picturesque views, 1829Add to your cart.
London: Richard Jennings
Creator: Pugin, Augustus
Other Information: Paris (France) in art; Paris (France)--Description and travel; Paris Region (France)--Description
Item 72: Paris and its environs:  displayed in a series of picturesque views, 1829Add to your cart.
London: Robert Jennings
Creator: Pugin, Augustus
Other Information: Paris (France) in art; Paris (France)--Description and travel; Paris Region (France)--Description; Paris Region (France) in art
Item 73: Paris and its environs:  displayed in a series of picturesque views, 1829Add to your cart.
London: Robert Jennings
Creator: Pugin, Augustus
Other Information: Paris (France) in art; Paris (France)--Description and travel; Paris Region (France)--Description; Paris Region (France) in art
Item 74: The golden cockerel:  from the tale by Alexander Puskin, 1950Add to your cart.
New York: Limited Editions Club
Creator: Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich
Item 75: Lake scenery of England, 1859Add to your cart.
London: Day & Son
Creator: Pyne, James Baker
Other Information: Lake District (England)

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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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