Contes pour les petit enfants, 1817. 2nd ed. Renneville, Madame de (Sophie de Senneterre). This early book of children’s stories includes a bookplate of William Bard and bears the inscription of his sister Eliza, the youngest child of Dr. Samuel

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This book has been adopted by Renée Khatami, ’77. Three volume folio set. Owned by Cornelia Cruger. Prisse d’Avennes. Folio volumes 1 through 3, published in 1877, containing 200 lithographs of ornamental detailing and views of remains seen throughout Cairo by

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This book has been adopted by Helene Tieger, ’85. Bound manuscript book of recipes created by Catherine Cruger Bard 1803. Catherine Cruger Bard was the mother of John Bard, who with his wife Margaret, founded the college in 1860.  This

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Studer, Jacob H. This edition of Jacob Studer’s well-known book on American birds contains 119 plates “drawn and colored from nature.” Later remembered as someone who died alone in his office, Studer dedicates this edition to his deceased wife Caroline,

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Dante Alighieri. This example of Dante’s Inferno is translated by Henry Francis Cary and illustrated  by Gustave Dore. Published in 1885, it represents a ‘new’ edition, providing critical and explanatory notes on the original text, the life of Dante, and

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Vecchi, Nicolai. A systematic theology intended as a course of study for seminary students, this rare title is cataloged in only one other library (University of Goetingen, Germany), and is not available in digitized format. The author dedicated his work

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Blankaart, Nikolaas (ed.) This book, in Greek and Latin, is a 17th century translation of Arrian’s 2nd century military manual commissioned by the Emperor Hadrian. Also included is the “Encheiridion” a manual of the teachings of the philosopher Epictetus, teacher

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Young, Arthur. Written by the English writer Arthur Young, known for his books on agricultural methods, and remembered as an astute social and political observer, these volumes relate 18th century farming techniques and the results of agricultural experiments in different

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In a series of letters from a resident in Paris to a nobleman in London…(1806). Stewarton. Goldsmith, Lewis. Written shortly after Napoleon Bonaparte declared himself Emperor of France, this book reveals an intimate portrait of the life of those sharing

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Mainly comprising essays and pamphlets by or about Drs. John and Samuel Bard This collection of pamphlets was most likely bound by William Bard, son of Dr. Samuel Bard, and father to John Bard, founder of St. Stephen’s (now Bard)

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Allestree, Richard. Written while author Richard Allestree was provost at Eaton College, chapter titles for this book describe such topics as would be useful for the moral instruction of boys: ‘Of Atheistical Discourse;’ ‘Of Scoffing and Derision;’  ‘Of Flattery’…or even:

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Montgaillard, Maurice, comte de. 1812. Though the original of this work was written in French, this edition was translated into English by an anonymous ‘citizen of the United States,’ as stated on the title page.  The publisher was Cornelius S.

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Bard, Samuel. This two-volume bound manuscript set contains the text of lectures Dr. Samuel Bard delivered at Columbia College [formerly King’s College; now Columbia University] in the 1790s. Covering the fields of natural philosophy and natural history, lectures include topics

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Bard, Samuel. Written in his beautiful, precise hand, this single volume, bound manuscript represents Samuel Bard’s lectures primarily on natural philosophy taught at Columbia College [formerly King’s College; now Columbia University] about 1788. Many carefully drawn diagrams illustrate the text.

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