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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 39: Authors "Rj-Rz"Add to your cart.
Item 1: Pferde-Arzenei-Kunst:  oder gruendlicher Unterricht, die aeusserlichen und innerlichen Gebrechen der Pferde aus dem Grunde zu heilen, nebst einer Anweisung, wie die jungen Fohlen, bis sie zu denen Geschaeften, wozu man sie gebrauchen will, tuechtig sind, tractiret werden sollen, 1767Add to your cart.
Berlin: Friedrich Rellstab
Creator: Robertson, Dionysius
Item 2: Histoire de l'Amerique, 1852Add to your cart.
Paris: Adolphe Delahays
Creator: Robertson, William
Item 3: Historische Untersuchung ueber die Kenntnisse der Alten von Indien, und die Fortschritte des Handels mit diesem Lande vor der Entdeckung des Weges dahin um das Vorgebirge der guten Hoffnung. Nebst einem Anhange, welcher Bemerkungen ueber die gesellschaftlichen Verhaeltnisse, die Gesetze und gerichtlichen Verfahrungsarten, die Kuenste, Wissenschaften und gottesdienstlichen Einrichtungen der Indier enthaelt, 1792Add to your cart.
Berlin: In der Vossischen Buchhandlung
Creator: Robertson, William
Other Information: India--History; India--Commerce--History
Item 4: The history of America, 1777Add to your cart.
London: W. Strahan ; T. Cadell ; J. Balfour
Creator: Robertson, William
Other Information: America--History; America--Discovery and exploration; Latin America--Bibliography
Item 5: The history of the reign of the Emperor Charles V, 1769Add to your cart.
London: W. Strahan ; T. Cadell ; J. Balfour
Creator: Robertson, William
Other Information: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558; Europe--History--1492-1648; Holy Roman Empire--History--Charles V, 1519-1556
Item 6: Matthias at the door, 1931Add to your cart.
New York: The Macmillan Company
Creator: Robinson, Edwin Arlington
Other Information: American poetry--20th century
Item 7: Kansas; its interior and exterior life. Including a full view of its settlement, political history, social life, climate, soil, productions, scenery, etc, 1856Add to your cart.
Boston: Crosby, Nichols and Company [et al.]
Creator: Robinson, Sara Tappan Doolittle Lawrence
Other Information: Kansas--History--1854-1861
Item 8: Reflexions, sentences et maximes morales, mises en nouvel ordre, avec des notes politiques & historiques, 1725Add to your cart.
Paris: Etienne Ganeau
Creator: La Rochefoucauld, Francois, duc de
Other Information: Maxims
Item 9: A voyage to Madagascar and the East Indies, 1793Add to your cart.
London: Edward Jeffery [et al.]
Creator: Rochon, Alexis
Other Information: Madagascar--Description and travel; China--Commerce
Item 10: The child's first step to English history, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
London: Harvey and Darton
Creator: Rodwell, Anne
Other Information: Great Britain--History--Juvenile literature; Great Britain--Kings and rulers--Juvenile literature
Item 11: A persuasive to conformity, address'd to the Quakers, 1747Add to your cart.
London: W. Innys
Creator: Rogers, John
Other Information: Society of Friends--Doctrinal and controversial works
Item 12: Reminiscences of the French war; containing Roger's expeditions with the New-England rangers under his command, as published in London in 1765; with notes and illustrations. To which is added an account of the life and military services of Maj. Gen. John Stark; with notices and anecdotes of other officers distinguished in the French and revolutionary wars, 1831Add to your cart.
Concord, N. H.: Luther Roby
Creator: Rogers, Robert
Other Information: Rogers' Rangers; United States--History--French and Indian War, 1755-1763--Personal narrative
Item 13: The pleasures of memory:  with some other poems, 1794Add to your cart.
London: T. Cadell
Creator: Rogers, Samuel
Item 14: A cruising voyage round the world:  first to the South-seas, thence to the East-Indies, and homewards by the cape of Good Hope. Begun in 1708, and finish'd in 1711. Containing a journal of all the remarkable transactions; particularly, of the taking of Puna and Guiaquil, of the Acapulco ship, and other prizes; an account of Alexander Selkirk's living alone four years and four months in an island; and a brief description of several countries in our course noted for trade, especially in the South-sea. With maps of all the coast, from the best Spanish manuscript draughts. And an introduction relating to the South-sea trade, 1712Add to your cart.
London: A. Bell ; B. Lintot
Creator: Rogers, Woodes
Other Information: Voyages around the world; Privateering; Pilot guides--Pacific Coast; Selkirk, Alexander, 1676-1721; Latin America--Description and travel
Item 15: Voyage autour du monde, commence en 1708 & fini en 1711, 1716Add to your cart.
Amsterdam: La veuve de Paul Marret
Creator: Rogers, Woodes
Other Information: Voyages around the world; Privateering; Pilot guides--Pacific Coast; Viagens E Exploracoes; Latin America--Description and travel
Item 16: The ancient history of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians and Grecians, 1823Add to your cart.
Boston: Samuel Walker
Creator: Rollin, Charles
Other Information: History, Ancient
Item 17: The ancient history of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians, 1807Add to your cart.
Boston: Etheridge and Bliss
Creator: Rollin, Charles
Other Information: History, Ancient
Item 18: Histoire ancienne des Egyptiens, des Carthaginois, des Assyriens, des Babyloniens, des Medes et des Perses, des Macedoniens, des Grecs, 1758Add to your cart.
Paris: Les Freres Estienne
Creator: Rollin, Charles
Other Information: History, Ancient; History, Ancient--Early works to 1800; Egypt--History--To 332 B.C.--Early works to 1800; Egypt--Civilization--To 332 B.C.--Early works to 1800; Greece--History--To 146 B.C.--Early works to 1800; Greece--Antiquities
Item 19: The Roman history, from the foundation of Rome to the battle of Actium, 1739Add to your cart.
London: John and Paul Knapton
Creator: Rollin, Charles
Other Information: Rome--History--Republic, 510-30 B.C.
Item 20: Off the dead bank:  addresses, reviews, and verses, 1949Add to your cart.
New York: The Typophiles
Creator: Rollins, Carl Purington
Item 21: Cavalier and Puritan:  ballads and broadsides illustrating the period of the great rebellion, 1640-1660, 1923Add to your cart.
New York City: The New York University Press
Creator: Rollins, Hyder Edward
Other Information: Political ballads and songs, English; Broadsides; Great Britain--History--Puritan Revolution, 1642-1660--Sources
Item 22: Sanctorum septem dormientium historia, ex ectypis Musei Victorii expressa. Dissertatione et veteribus monimentis sacris profanisque illustrata, 1741Add to your cart.
RomAe: Ex typographio Pagliariniano
Creator: Rome (City). Museo Victorio.
Item 23: Jacob Jordaens, his life and work, 1908Add to your cart.
London: J. M. Dent & Co. ; New York, E. P. Dutton & Co.
Creator: Rooses, Max
Other Information: Jordaens, Jacob, 1593-1678
Item 24: The life of Lorenzo de' Medici, called the Magnificent, 1796Add to your cart.
London: A. Strahan ; T. Cadell jun. and W. Davies ; and J. Edwards
Creator: Roscoe, William
Other Information: Medici, Lorenzo de', 1449-1492; Florence (Italy)--History
Item 25: Early American children's books 1682-1840. The private collection of Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach, on exhibition at the New York public library, 1927, 1927Add to your cart.
[New York]: [Printed at the New York Public Library]
Creator: Rosenbach, Abraham Simon Wolf
Other Information: Children's literature--United States--Bibliography; Children's literature--United States
Item 26: Antiquitatum Romanarum corpus absolutissimum, 1620Add to your cart.
Coloniae: Bernardi Gualteri
Creator: Rosinus, Johannes
Other Information: Rome--Antiquities
Item 27: Iohannis Rosini Antiquitatum romanarum corpus absolutissimum:  cum notis Doctissimis ac locupletissimis Thomae Dempsteri J.C.:  cui accedunt Pauli Manutii libri II. De legibus, et De senatu, cum Andreae Schotti Electis, I. De priscis roman. gentibus ac familiis. II. De tribubus rom. XXXV. rusticis atque urbanis. III. De ludis festisque rom. ex kalendario vetere:  cum indice locupletissimo rerum ac verborum, & aeneis figuris accuratissimis urbis, &c., 1743Add to your cart.
Amstelaedami: Salomonem Schouten
Creator: Rosinus, Johannes
Other Information: Roman law; Rome (Italy)--Description; Rome--Antiquities
Item 28: A voyage of discovery and research in the southern and Antarctic regions, during the years 1839-43, 1847Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Ross, James Clark, Sir
Other Information: Antarctica
Item 29: Appendix to the Narrative of a second voyage in search of a northwest passage, and of a residence in the Arctic regions during the years 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833:  including the reports of James Clark Ross and discovery of the northern magnetic pole, 1835Add to your cart.
London: A. W. Webster
Creator: Ross, John, Sir
Other Information: Victory (Ship); Northwest Passage; Arctic regions--Discovery and exploration
Item 30: Narrative of a second voyage in search of a North-west passage:  and of a residence in the Arctic regions during the years 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833:  including the reports of Commander, now Captain, James Clark Ross, R.N., F.R.S., F.L.S., &c. and the discovery of the Northern Magnetic Pole, 1835Add to your cart.
London: A. W. Webster
Creator: Ross, John, Sir
Other Information: Natural history--Arctic regions; Victory (Ship); Northwest Passage
Item 31: A voyage of discovery, made under the orders of the admiralty, in his majesty's ships Isabella and Alexander, for the purpose of exploring Baffin's bay, and enquiring into the probability of a North-west passage, 1819Add to your cart.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown
Creator: Ross, John, Sir
Item 32: A voyage of discovery, made under the orders of the admiralty, in his majesty's ships Isabella and Alexander, for the purpose of exploring Baffin's bay, and enquiring into the probability of a North-west passage, 1819Add to your cart.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown
Creator: Ross, John, Sir
Item 33: A voyage of discovery, made under the orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's ships Isabella and Alexander, for the purpose of exploring Baffin's Bay, and inquiring into the probability of a north-west passage, 1819Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Ross, John, Sir
Other Information: Isabella (Ship); Alexander (Ship); Baffin Bay (North Atlantic Ocean); Northwest Passage
Item 34: The house of life, a sonnet-sequence, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
New York ; London: G. P. Putnam's Sons
Creator: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel
Item 35: Raccolta di cinquanta principali vedute antichita:  tratte dai scavi fatti in Roma in questi ultimi tempi, 1818Add to your cart.
Roma: Giovanni Scudellari
Creator: Rossini, Luigi
Item 36: Cyrano de Bergerac, 1941Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Rostand, Edmond
Other Information: Cyrano de Bergerac, 1619-1655--Drama
Item 37: Les confessions de J. J. Rousseau, suivies des Reveries du promeneur solitaire, 1782Add to your cart.
Geneve: [s. n.]
Creator: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
Item 38: The confessions of J. J. Rousseau:  with the Reveries of the solitary walker. Translated from the French, 1783Add to your cart.
London: J. Bew
Creator: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
Item 39: Emilius and Sophia; or, A new system of educatio, 1763Add to your cart.
London: T. Becket and P. A. de Hondt
Creator: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
Other Information: Education--Early works to 1800
Item 40: Julie ; ou, La nouvelle Heloise, 1845Add to your cart.
Paris: Barbier
Creator: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
Item 41: Letters on the elements of botany. Addressed to a lady, 1787Add to your cart.
London: B. White and Son
Creator: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
Other Information: Botany
Item 42: La nouvelle Helo, 1783Add to your cart.
Geneve: [s. n.]
Creator: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
Item 43: L'art architectural en France depuis Francois Ier jusqu'a Louis XVI; motifs de decoration interieure et exterieure dessines d'apres des modeles executes et inedits des principales epoques de la renaissance, comprenant lambris, plafonds, voutes, cheminees, portes, fenetres, fontaines, grilles, stalles, chaires a precher, autels, bibliotheques, tombeaux, vases, glaces, etc., etc., 1867Add to your cart.
Paris: J. Baudry
Creator: Rouyer, Eugene
Other Information: Architecture--France
Item 44: La renaissance de Francois Ier a Louis XIII:  decorations interieures:  lambris, panneaux, portes, cheminees, meubles, plafonds, etc., [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Paris: J. Baudry
Creator: Rouyer, Eugene
Other Information: Architecture--France; Decoration and ornament--France; Architecture, Renaissance
Item 45: The emigrant and sportsman in Canada. Some experiences of an old country settler. With sketches of Canadian life, sporting adventures, and observations on the forests and fauna, 1876Add to your cart.
London: Edward Stanford
Creator: Rowan, John J.
Other Information: Hunting; Chasse--Canada; Canada--Emigration and immigration; Canada--Description and travel
Item 46: Notitia Marchionatus Sacri Romani Imperii hoc est urbis et agri Antverpiensis, oppidorum, dominiorum, monasteriorum, castellorumque, sub eo; in qua origines, & progressus eorum eruuntur ex archivis regiis, oppidanis, monasticis, principumque diplomatibus & figillis, & sepulchralibus episcoporum, prelatorum, et nobilium monumentis, 1678Add to your cart.
Amstelaedami: Lamminganis
Creator: Le Roy, Jacob
Other Information: Antwerp (Belgium)--History; Antwerp (Belgium)--Description
Item 47: Commemorative catalogue of the exhibition of Dutch art held in the galleries of the Royal Academy, Burlington House, London, January-March, 1929, 1930Add to your cart.
London: Oxford University Press ; Humphrey Milford
Creator: Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)
Other Information: Art, Dutch--Exhibitions
Item 48: Essais politiques, economiques et philosophiques:  X.eme essai:  sur la construction des cuisines publiques et particulieres, et la fabrication de leurs ustensiles:  avec diverses remarques et observations indiquant la maniere de perfectionner la cuisson de quelques alimens:  orne de sept planches, 1802Add to your cart.
Paris: Ch. Pougens ; Pichon
Creator: Rumford, Benjamin, Graf von
Other Information: Fireplaces--Early works to 1800
Item 49: Essays, political, economical, and philosophical, 1798Add to your cart.
Boston: David West
Creator: Rumford, Benjamin, Graf von
Other Information: Poor--Germany--Munich; Charities; Food; Fire-places; Heat
Item 50: Mr. Rushworth's historical collections abridg'd amd improv'd, 1703Add to your cart.
London: [s. n.]
Creator: Rushworth, John
Other Information: Strafford, Thomas Wentworth, Earl of, 1593-1641; Great Britain--History--Early Stuarts, 1603-1649
Item 51: The seven lamps of architecture, 1849Add to your cart.
London: Smith, Elder, and Co.
Creator: Ruskin, John
Other Information: Architecture
Item 52: The works of John Ruskin, 1872-1880Add to your cart.
Sunnyside, Orpington, Kent: George Allen
Creator: Ruskin, John
Item 53: The Right Honourable William Ewart Gladstone, 1891Add to your cart.
London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company
Creator: Russell, George William Erskine
Other Information: Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898
Item 54: John Peter Zenger, his press, his trial and a bibliography of Zenger imprints, 1904Add to your cart.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company
Creator: Rutherfurd, Livingston
Other Information: Early printed books--New York (State)--New York--18th century--Bibliography; Trials (Seditious libel)--New York (State)--New York; Printing--New York (State)--History--18th century; Printing--New York (State)--History--18th century; Freedom of the press--New York (State); Printers--United States--Biography; Zenger, John Peter, 1697-1746; Zenger, John Peter, 1697-1746--Trials, litigation, etc.; New York (New York)--Imprints--Bibliography; New-York weekly journal
Item 55: Life in the Far West, 1849Add to your cart.
New York: Harper & Brothers
Creator: Ruxton, George Frederick Augustus
Other Information: Frontier and pioneer life--West (U.S.); Hunting--United States; West (U.S.)--Description and travel
Item 56: The history of the present state of the Ottoman Empire. Containing the maxims of the Turkish polity, the most material points of the Mahometan religion, their sects and heresies, their convents and religious votaries. Their military discipline, with an exact computation of their forces by land and sea. Illustrated with divers pieces of sculpture representing the variety of habits amongst the Turks. In three books, 1682Add to your cart.
London: Joanna Brome
Creator: Rycaut, Paul, Sir
Other Information: Turkey--Politics and government--1648-1687; Turkey--Religion; Turkey--Court and courtiers
Item 57: Die neu-eroeffnete Ottomannische Pforte, 1694Add to your cart.
Augspurg: Lorenz Kroniger ; Gottlieb G
Creator: Rycaut, Paul, Sir
Other Information: Turkey--Politics and government--17th century; Turkey--Social life and customs--Early works to 1800
Item 58: Der neu-eroeffneten Ottomannischen Pforten, 1700Add to your cart.
Augspurg: Lorenz Kroniger ; Gottlieb G
Creator: Rycaut, Paul, Sir
Other Information: Turkey--Politics and government--17th century; Turkey--Social life and customs--Early works to 1800

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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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