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Rarities include materials of special value, such as signed first editions, materials published before 1868, unique items such as artists' books (works of art in the form of books) and rare items of local significance. A non-specific search will return a maximum of 4,000 records, though the collection is much larger than that.

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Rare Materials (1 - 7 of 7)
1Don Quixote de la Mancha : the history of the renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha / Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616.
London : Nonesuch press, 1930.
2 v. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
LocationCall Number
Central Library Adult Art Rarities Reference CollectionFIC CER
Central Library Adult Art Rarities Reference CollectionFIC CER

2The history of Don Quixote / Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616.
London ; and New York : Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, [1864?]
xxviii, 737 p. [118] leaves of plates : ill. ; 32 cm.
LocationCall Number
Central Library Adult Art Rarities Reference Collection863 C41DD

3The life and exploits of the ingenious gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha. / Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616.
London, J. and R. Tonson, 1749.
2 v. illus. 20 cm.
LocationCall Number
Central Library Adult Art Rarities Reference Collection823 C419DJL
Central Library Adult Art Rarities Reference Collection823 C419DJL

4The history and adventures of the renowned Don Quixote / Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616.
London, A. Millar [etc.] 1755.
2 v. front., plates. 30 cm.
LocationCall Number
Central Library Art Adult Rare Oversized Reference Collection863 C41DSM
Central Library Art Adult Rare Oversized Reference Collection863 C41DSM

5The ingenious gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha / Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616.
Barcelona, Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club by Oliva de Vilanova, 1933.
2 v. front., illus. 27 cm.
LocationCall Number
Central Library Adult Art Rarities Reference CollectionFIC CERVANT
Central Library Adult Art Rarities Reference CollectionFIC CERVANT

6[Engravings illustrating Cervantes' Don Quixote.] /
[s.l. : s.n., n.d.]
1 v. (various pagings) : 65 plates.
LocationCall Number
Central Library Adult Art Rarities Reference Collection769 P65

7The child's Don Quixote : being the adventures of Don Quixote retold for young people / Wilson, Calvin D. (Calvin Dill), 1857-
New York : T.Y. Crowell, c1901.
xiv, 251 p., 4 leaves of plates : ill. ; 16 cm.
LocationCall Number
Central Library Art Adult Rare Children's Books Reference CollectionFIC WILSON