Nichols Rare Books Collection

A dictionary of the English language:
A dictionary of the English language:
in which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers. To which are prefixed, a history of the language, and an English grammar. By Samuel Johnson., Vol. 1-2, cop. 3 reprinted by AMC Press, New York, 1967.
A dictionary of the English language:
A dictionary of the English language:
in which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers. To which are prefixed, a history of the language, and an English grammar. By Samuel Johnson., Vol. 1-2, cop. 3 reprinted by AMC Press, New York, 1967.
Bible.
Bible.
A fragment from a mediaeval Bible. The other side of the page (not examined) has the remainder of Genesis XL and the beginning of chapter XLI., Gift of Bob Burke.
Evenings of a working man : being the occupation of his scanty leisure
Evenings of a working man : being the occupation of his scanty leisure
Leaves from the register of the Lady Abbess of Godstow -- The Dodder-Weed -- Theology; or, the point at issue --Good-bye! good-bye! -- A Legend of Runna Mead and Magna Charta -- Woman's faithfulness -- Norris and Anne Boleyn -- A day-dream -- The Costar'monger -- Ring-a-tingle-dingle-ingle-ing-in-'n; Rap! "Ba--ker!" -- The carpenter., by John Overs ; with a preface relative to the author, by Charles Dickens., Accompanied by one hand-written letter to author, written and initialed by Charles Dickens., Book and hand-written letter in case.
Histoire de l'Académie royale des inscriptions et belles lettres.
Histoire de l'Académie royale des inscriptions et belles lettres.
T. 1 [1666/1710]-t. 50 (depuis l'année 1784 jusques et compris l'année 1793)., Alternate issues have title: Mémoires de littérature tiréz des registres de l'Académie royale des inscriptions et belles lettres; index vols. 11, 22, 33, and 44 have title: Table des matières., T.1-t. 2 reissued in 1736; t. 3-t. 4 reissued in 1746., T. 1-t. 10 as t. 11; t. 12-t. 21 as t. 22; t. 23-t. 32 as t. 33; t.34-t. 43 as t. 44; t. 45-t.50 as t. 51 (published 1843); t. 1-t. 44.
Histoire de l'Académie royale des inscriptions et belles lettres.
Histoire de l'Académie royale des inscriptions et belles lettres.
T. 1 [1666/1710]-t. 50 (depuis l'année 1784 jusques et compris l'année 1793)., Alternate issues have title: Mémoires de littérature tiréz des registres de l'Académie royale des inscriptions et belles lettres; index vols. 11, 22, 33, and 44 have title: Table des matières., T.1-t. 2 reissued in 1736; t. 3-t. 4 reissued in 1746., T. 1-t. 10 as t. 11; t. 12-t. 21 as t. 22; t. 23-t. 32 as t. 33; t.34-t. 43 as t. 44; t. 45-t.50 as t. 51 (published 1843); t. 1-t. 44.
Il libro del cortegiano ...
Il libro del cortegiano ...
Imprint from colophon., Device of the Aldine Press on t.-p. and on verso of leaf at end.
Index librorum prohibitorum.
Index librorum prohibitorum.
Prefatory matter contains : Regulae indicis...; Observationes ad regulam quartam & nonam; Observationes ad regulam decimam; Instructio Clementis VIII., The index is followed by Appendix ad indicem librorum prohibitoruma mense feb. MDCCXXXIX usque ad totum mensem junii MDCCXLIV . (p. 563-568) Then follows Raccolta d'alcune particolari operette spirituali, e profane proibite ... (p. 571-632); Nota ;, Decretum feria V. die XXV. septembris MDCCX; Appendix ad indicem librolum (!) proibitorum a mense junii MDCCXLIV. usque ad totum mensem junii MDCCXLV; Appendix ad indicem librorum prohibitorum a mense junii MDCCXLVI. usque ad totum mensem octobris MDCCXLVI; Appendix ad indicem librorum prohibitorum a mense junii MDCCXLVI. usque ad totum mensem septembris MDCCL.
Liber chronicarum.
Liber chronicarum.
Latin text with Gothic letters., Woodcuts by Wohlgemuth and Pleydenwurff., Supplement has title: De Sarmacia regione Europe., Sometimes referred to as Nuremberg, or Nurnberg chronicle., Colophon reads: ... Ad intuitu autem preces prouidoru ciuiu Sebaldi Schreyer Sebastiani kamermaister hunc librum dominus Anthonius koberger Nuremberge impressit. Adhibitis tame viris mathematicis pingendiq arte peritissimis. Michaele wolgemut et wilhelmo Pleydenwurff. quaru solerti acuratissimaq animadversione tum ciuitatum tum illustrium virorum figure inserte sunt. Consummatu autem duo-decima mensis Julij. Anno salutis nre. 1493.
Merci des enfants de France aux enfants des U.S.A. aux enfants de l'Oklahoma
Merci des enfants de France aux enfants des U.S.A. aux enfants de l'Oklahoma
One of a series of 50 kits given from France to President Truman and the various American states to thank them for the liberation of France., Holograph letter from President Auriol, dated Dec. 18, 1948, mounted on leaf [4]., 10 works of art on paper in various styles (crayon drawings, ink drawings, and paintings) from French children mounted and bound in portfolio on leaves [5]-[15]., 8 holograph essays (each [4] p. ; 22 cm.) from French children mounted in envelope on leaf [16]., In box 37 x 34 x 6 cm., Kit includes 2 letters from Governor Roy J. Turner (1947-1951) dated May 11 and May 19, 1949 concerning the presentation ceremony., Officially presented to the people of Oklahoma on May 23, 1949.
Mr. William Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies : published according to the true originall copies.
Mr. William Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies : published according to the true originall copies.
Title vignette: Droeshout's portrait of Shakespeare., Colophon: Printed at London by Thomas Cotes, for John Smethwick, William Aspley, Richard Hawkins, Richard Meighen, and Robert Allot, 1632., Dedication, and preface "To the great variety of readers" signed: John Heminge, Henry Condell., The Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies are separately paged., Errors in pagination in pt.1, p 46, 58, 153, 194, 249-250, 265 misprinted respectively 64, 80, 151, 494 251-252, 273; in pt. 2, 47-48 omitted in numbering, p. 89-90 misprinted 91-92, p. 100 followed by an unnumbered leaf, which is followed by repeated numbering of 69-100, p. 194-95 (2nd group) misprinted 49 and 59, p. 209 misprinted 120; in pt. 3, 169-268 omitted in numbering, p. 96, 154, 286-287, 341-342, 351-352, 355, 389 misprinted respectively 67, 134, 186-187, 143-144, 151-152,335, 399.