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Rare library materials

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Don Quixote Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0002
Abstract

The Don Quixote Collection is comprised of valuable editions of and related works about Miguel De Cervantes’ Don Quixote spanning over 300 years. The collection contains original and facsimile editions in English, Spanish, and Italian, in a variety of sizes and bindings, and related works by other authors.

Dates: 1620-1933

Early Rare Books Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0035
Abstract

Consisting of materials from the early years of print history, the Early Rare Books Collection is currently comprised of 34 titles from the 16th and 17th centuries. It includes early printed books in a variety of sizes, languages, bindings, and conditions.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1512-1694

John E. Parsons, Jr. Print History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0043
Abstract

The John E. Parsons, Jr. Collection consists of 148 volumes. The collection covers a wide range of subjects, including poetry, drama, and political and philosophical discourse. The publication dates span the period 1650 to 1903, and the locations include 18 cities throughout Europe and the United States.

Dates: 1650-1903

Pages From the Past: Original Leaves From Rare Books and Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0053
Abstract

This collection contains 150 objects from a portfolio set of “Pages From the Past”, collected and distributed by the now-defunct Society of Foliophiles in New York. They are individual leaves from original printed books and manuscripts in several languages, providing a compact yet extensive history of Western bookmaking from ancient Sumeria to the twentieth-century United States.

Dates: circa 2300 BCE – 1937 CE, bulk 1400 – 1850 ; Majority of material found within 1400 - 1850