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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 45: Authors "U-Z"Add to your cart.
Item 1: Obituary addresses on the occasion of the death of the Hon. Daniel Webster, of Massachusetts, Secretary of State for the United States:  delivered in the Senate and in the House of Representatives of the United States, fourteenth and fifteenth December, 1852, 1853Add to your cart.
Washington: Robert Armstrong
Creator: United States Congress
Other Information: Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852
Item 2: Report of the Attorney-General:  read in the House of Representatives, December 31, 1790, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
New York: L. M. Cornwall
Creator: United States. Attorney-General
Other Information: Justice, Administration of--United States
Item 3: Secret journals of the acts and proceedings of Congress; from the first meeting thereof to the dissolution of the Confederation, by the adoption of the Constitution of the United States, published under the direction of the President of the United States, conformably to resolution of Congress of March 27, 1818 and April 21, 1820., 1820-1821Add to your cart.
Boston: Thomas B. Wait
Creator: United States. Continental Congress
Other Information: Constitutional history--United States--Sources; United States. Continental Congress.--History--Sources; United States--Politics and government--1775-1783--Sources; United States--Politics and government--1783-1789--Sources
Item 4: Histoire naturelle d'une partie d'oiseaux nouveaux et rares de l'Amerique et des Indes. Ouvrage destine par l'auteur a faire partie de son Ornithologie d'Afrique. Tome premier, 1801Add to your cart.
Paris: J. E. Gabriel Dufour
Creator: Le Vaillant, Francois
Other Information: Birds--South America--Pictorial works; Birds--East Indies--Pictorial works
Item 5: Second voyage dans l'interieur de l'Afrique par le Cap de Bonne-Esperance, dans les annees 1783, 84 et 85 / par F. Le Vaillant, 1795Add to your cart.
Paris: H. J. Jansen et Compe.
Creator: Le Vaillant, Francois
Other Information: South Africa--Description and travel--Early works to 1800; Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)--Description and travel
Item 6: Second voyage dans l'interieur de l'Afrique:  par le cap de Bonne esperance dans les annees 1783, 84, et 85 / par F. LeVaillant, 1795Add to your cart.
Paris: H.J. Jansen et compe.
Creator: Le Vaillant, Francois
Other Information: Africa, Southern--Description and travel
Item 7: Voyage de F. Le Vaillant dans l'interieur de l'Afrique, par le Cap de Bonne-Esperance, 1798Add to your cart.
Paris: L'Imprimerie de Crapelet:  Chez Desray
Creator: Le Vaillant, Francois
Other Information: Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)--Description and travel; South Africa--Description and travel--To 1800
Item 8: Voyage de Monsieur Le Vaillant dans l'interieur de l'Afrique par le Cap de Bonne-Esperance, dans les annees 1780, 81, 82, 83, 84 & 85, 1790Add to your cart.
Paris: Leroy
Creator: Le Vaillant, Francois
Other Information: Le Vaillant, Francois, 1753-1824--Journeys--South Africa; South Africa--Description and travel; Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)--Description and travel
Item 9: Voyages dans l'Hindoustan, a Ceylan, sur les deux cotes de la Mer Rouge, en Abyssinie et en Egypte, durant les annees 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, et 1806, 1813Add to your cart.
Paris: Mme Ve Lepetit
Creator: Valentia, George, Vicomte
Item 10: Voyages dans l'Hindoustan, a Ceylan, sur les deux cotes de la Mer Rouge, en Abyssinie et en Egypte, durant les annees 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, et 1806, 1813Add to your cart.
Paris: Mme Vve Lepetit
Creator: Valentia, George, Vicomte
Item 11: Decisiones S. Rotae romanae coram reuerendissimo patre D. D. Alphonso Manzanedo de Qvinnones hispano eivsdem Rotae olim avditore celeberrimo ac patriarcha hierosolymitano, 1673Add to your cart.
Romae: Nicolai Angeli Tinassij
Creator: Valle, Ludovicus de
Other Information: Ecclesiastical law--Interpretation and construction--Early works to 1800
Item 12: Collection decors et couleurs, album no. 1-, 1930Add to your cart.
Paris: Albert Levy
Creator: Valmier, Georges
Other Information: Design; Color
Item 13: Eaux-fortes de Antoine van Dyck, 1874Add to your cart.
Paris: Amand-Durand
Creator: Van Dyck, Anthony, Sir
Other Information: Etching, Flemish
Item 14: The complete works of Sir John Vanbrugh, 1927Add to your cart.
Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press
Creator: Vanbrugh, John, Sir
Item 15: Documents ornementaux, 1910Add to your cart.
Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts
Creator: Verneuil, Maurice Pillard
Other Information: Decoration and ornament
Item 16: England's worthies:  under whom all the civill and bloudy warres since anno 1642, to anno 1647, are related, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Greenwich (Kent): Reprinted by Henry S. Richardson
Creator: Vicars, John
Other Information: Great Britain--History--Civil War, 1642-1649
Item 17: The exiles of the court of Augustus CAesar. Being the history of the various amours of the celebrated Ovid, Horace, Virgil, Lentulus, Cornelius, Gallus, Hortensius, and many other famous poets and heroes of that age, 1726Add to your cart.
London: D. Browne ; S. Chapman
Creator: Villedieu, Madame de
Other Information: Rome--History--Augustus, 30 B.C.-14 A.D.--Fiction
Item 18: The ballades & lyrics of Francois Villon, 1900Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Villon, Francois
Other Information: French poetry--To 1500
Item 19: Candide or:  the optimist, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Voltaire
Item 20: Romances, novels, and tales, 1806Add to your cart.
London: Lackington, Allen and Co.
Creator: Voltaire
Item 21: Satirical dictionary of Voltaire, 1946Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Voltaire
Other Information: Philosophy--Dictionaries
Item 22: Voltaire's Alphabet of wit, 1955Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Voltaire
Other Information: French wit and humor
Item 23: Domestic recreation, or, Dialogues illustrative of natural and scientific subjects, 1805Add to your cart.
London: Darton and Harvey
Creator: Wakefield, Priscilla
Other Information: Natural history--Juvenile literature
Item 24: North American wild flowers, 1925Add to your cart.
Washington, D. C.: Smithsonian Institute
Creator: Walcott, Mary Vaux
Other Information: Flowers--North America
Item 25: The academic speaker; or, a selection of parliamentary debates, orations, odes, scenes, and speeches, from the best writers, proper to be read and recited by youth at school. To which are prefixed Elements of gesture, 1789Add to your cart.
London: Printed for the author
Creator: Walker, John
Other Information: Readers--1500-1800
Item 26: The career of Dion Boucicault, 1915Add to your cart.
New York: The Dunlap Society
Creator: Walsh, Townsend
Other Information: Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890
Item 27: The compleat angler:  or, the contemplative man's recreation, 1947Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Walton, Izaak
Other Information: Fishing--Early works to 1800
Item 28: Hunting songs and ballads, 1846Add to your cart.
London: William Pickering
Creator: Warburton, Rowland Eyles Egerton
Item 29: Stratford's authentic edition, of the investigation of the charges brought against ... the Duke of York ... containing the whole of the evidence, printed from the minutes of the House of Commons, with the official papers and the debates at large, 1809Add to your cart.
London: J. Stratford
Creator: Wardle, Gwyllym Lloyd
Other Information: Army (British)--History of
Item 30: Historic tales of olden time:  concerning the early settlement and advancement of New York city and state ; for the use of families and schools, 1832Add to your cart.
New York: Collins and Hannay
Creator: Watson, John F.
Other Information: New York (N.Y.)--History; New York (State)--History
Item 31: Pictures, 1904Add to your cart.
New York: Fox, Duffield & Company
Creator: Watts, George Frederick
Item 32: Divine songs:  attempted in easy language, for the use of children, 1808Add to your cart.
London: J. Barfield
Creator: Watts, Isaac
Item 33: Logic,or The right use of reason in the inquiry after truth. With a variety of rules to guard against error in the affairs of religion and human life,as well as in the sciences, 1806Add to your cart.
Exeter [N. H.]: Ranlett & Norris
Creator: Watts, Isaac
Other Information: Logic; Conduct of life
Item 34: The Duchess of Malfi, 1945Add to your cart.
London: Sylvan Press
Creator: Webster, John
Item 35: The life of General Francis Marion, a celebrated partisan officer in the Revolutionary War, against the British and Tories, in South Carolina and Georgia, 1831Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Joseph Allen
Creator: Weems, Mason Locke
Other Information: Marion, Francis, 1732-1795
Item 36: Place in fiction, 1957Add to your cart.
New York: House of Books
Creator: Welty, Eudora
Item 37: Elongated figures, 1991Add to your cart.
New York: Red Dust
Creator: Whalen, Tom
Item 38: Of rhyme and reason:  a book of original verse, 1975Add to your cart.
Hicksville, New York: Exposition Press
Creator: Whaling, Marietta R.
Item 39: The touchstone, 1900Add to your cart.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons
Creator: Wharton, Edith
Item 40: Edgar Poe and his critics, 1949Add to your cart.
New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press
Creator: Whitman, Sarah Helen Power
Other Information: Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Item 41: The book of heavenly death, 1907Add to your cart.
Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher
Creator: Whitman, Walt
Item 42: Good-bye my fancy:  2d annex to Leaves of grass, 1891Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: David McKay
Creator: Whitman, Walt
Item 43: The half-breed, and other stories, 1927Add to your cart.
New York: Columbia University Press
Creator: Whitman, Walt
Item 44: Leaves of grass, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Whitman, Walt
Item 45: In war time, and other poems, 1864Add to your cart.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields
Creator: Whittier, John Greenleaf
Item 46: Pearls from Whittier, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Boston: De Wolfe & Fiske Co.
Creator: Whittier, John Greenleaf
Item 47: Snow-bound, and other poems, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Whittier, John Greenleaf
Item 48: Travel and adventure in the territory of Alaska, formerly Russian America--now ceded to the United States--and in various other parts of the north Pacific, 1869Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Whymper, Frederick
Other Information: Alaska--Description and travel--1867-1896; Kamchatka--Description and travel; British Columbia--Description and travel; California--Description and travel--1848-1869
Item 49: William Blake's Jerusalem, 1954Add to your cart.
London: Published by the Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust
Creator: Wicksteed, Joseph Hartley
Other Information: Blake, William, 1757-1827. Jerusalem
Item 50: Mayan and Mexican origins, 1926Add to your cart.
Cambridge [Mass.]: [s. n.]
Creator: Wiener, Leo
Other Information: Maya language--Etymology; Aztec language--Etymology; Mayan languages--Writing; Indians of Mexico--Writing
Item 51: The day of doom, or, A poetical description of the great and last judgment:  with other poems, 1929Add to your cart.
New York: The Spiral Press
Creator: Wigglesworth, Michael
Item 52: The ballad of Reading gaol & other poems, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Wilde, Oscar
Item 53: Epigrams, [n. d.]Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Wilde, Oscar
Item 54: Madame Recamier and her friends, 1901Add to your cart.
London ; New York: Harper & Brothers
Creator: Williams, H. Noel
Other Information: Recamier, Jeanne Francoise Julie Adela
Item 55: The seven days:  or, The old and new creation, 1850Add to your cart.
Oxford: James Parker
Creator: Williams, Isaac
Other Information: Religious poetry, English--19th century
Item 56: America illustrated, 1883Add to your cart.
Boston: De Wolfe, Fiske & Company
Creator: Williams, J. David
Other Information: United States--Pictorial works
Item 57: American ornithology:  or, The natural history of the birds of the United States, 1876Add to your cart.
London: Chatto and Windus
Creator: Wilson, Alexander
Other Information: Birds--United States; Birds--North America; Birds--Pictorial works
Item 58: Handbook for travellers in Constantinople, Brusa, and the Troad. with maps and plans, 1893Add to your cart.
London: John Murray
Creator: Wilson, Charles William, Sir
Other Information: Istanbul (Turkey)--Guidebooks; Turkey--Guidebooks
Item 59: The book of Edward A. Wilson:  a survey of his work, 1916-1948, 1948Add to your cart.
New York: Heritage Press
Creator: Wilson, Edward Arthur
Other Information: Illustration of books--Specimens
Item 60: The Merrymount Press of Boston:  an account of the work of Daniel Berkeley Updike, 1929Add to your cart.
Vienna: Herbert Reichner
Creator: Winship, George Parker
Other Information: Private presses--Massachusetts--Boston; Updike, Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941
Item 61: Ideal passion; sonnets, 1917Add to your cart.
[Boston]: Printed for the Woodberry Society
Creator: Woodberry, George Edward
Item 62: Poems, lyrics, & sonnets, 1945Add to your cart.
Mount Vernon, N. Y.: The Peter Pauper Press
Creator: Wordsworth, William
Item 63: Some reflections on the book arts in early Mexico, 1945Add to your cart.
Cambridge [Mass.]: Department of Printing and the Graphic Arts, Harvard College Library
Creator: Wroth, Lawrence C.
Other Information: Book industries and trade--Mexico; Printing--Mexico--History
Item 64: Last poems & plays, 1940Add to your cart.
New York: The Macmillan Company
Creator: Yeats, William Butler
Item 65: The epic of Mount Everest, 1926Add to your cart.
London: E. Arnold
Creator: Younghusband, Francis Edward, Sir
Other Information: Mount Everest Expedition (1921); Mount Everest Expedition, 1922; Mount Everest Expedition (1924); Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
Item 66: Everest:  the challenge, 1936Add to your cart.
New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons
Creator: Younghusband, Francis Edward, Sir
Other Information: Mountaineering; Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
Item 67: Paris Salon:  chefs d'oeuvre [1895], 1895Add to your cart.
[s. l.]: [s. n.]
Creator: Yriarte, Charles
Other Information: Art--France--Paris--Exhibitions; Art, Modern--19th century--France--Paris--Exhibitions
Item 68: M. Z. Topographia Saxoniae inferioris; das ist, Beschreibung der vornehmsten staette vnnd plaetz in dem hochl; nider sachss:  cra, 1925Add to your cart.
Franckfurt: Matth. Merians
Creator: Zeiller, Martin
Other Information: Lower Saxony (Germany)--Description and travel
Item 69: An account of the religion, manners, and learning of the people of Malabar in the East-Indies. In several letters written by some of the most learned men of that country to the Danish missionaries, 1717Add to your cart.
London: W. Mears
Creator: Ziegenbalg, Bartholomaeus
Other Information: Hinduism; Malabar (India)--Social life and customs

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[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"],
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[Series 19: Authors "Fj-Fo"],
[Series 20: Authors "Fr-Fz"],
[Series 21: Authors "Ga-Gh"],
[Series 22: Authors "Gi-Go"],
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[Series 24: Authors "Haa-Haz"],
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[Series 27: Authors "I-J"],
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[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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