The Friends Executive Board opted to make no purchases, as a result of deciding to re-structure their purchasing program.
Hanmer, Karen. Celestial navigation [Glenview, Ill.] : Karen Hanmer, c2008. Artist's book. Rare Books and Special Collections.
Manuscrits de ChrÃ©tien de Troyes editÃ© par Keith Busby ... [et al.][ The manuscripts of ChrÃ©tien de Troyes] / edited by Keith Busby ... [et al.]. Amsterdam : Atlanta, GA : Rodopi, 1993. Book Arts Collection. Requested by Medieval Studies Faculty.
[Cuneiform tablet] [clay tablet], c. 2000 B.C.E. Book Arts Collection. One of the first methods of recording the written word.
Richard Strauss Edition, Wien : Verlag Dr. Richard Strauss ; New York : Representation ... Boosey & Hawkes, c1996-c1999. Requested by the Music Library.
An additional $5000 was designated by the Board for the Southeast Asia Collection, for use at the discretion of the collection's curator. All selected items were designated by the library's Expensive Purchases Committee.
The Friends of the NIU Libraries used the proceeds from their endowment to fund the renovation of the Scholar's Den on the first floor of the Main Library.
The first edition of James Weldon Johnson's Fifty Years & Other Poems, (1917), autographed by Johnson. This title, a nice addition to the African American Collection by the civil rights activist and poet, commemorates the Emancipation Proclamation, and is *very* scarce (there were only 110 copies printed of this signed, limited edition).
The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics(14 vols); Elzevier; for the main reference collection. This encyclopedia was requested by the English, Foreign Languages, Communications, Communicative Disorders, and Anthropology Departments.
Dalkey Press Archive, various titles (225 titles) ($1,000.00)
Flicker, Michael C. and Stephen W. Drew, Encyclopedia of Bioprocess Technology: Fermentation, Biocatalysis, and Bioseparation. New York : Wiley-Interscience c1999. ($1,500.00)
Papers of the Society of American Indians, 1906-1946 (10 microfilm reels)
The Indian Rights Association, 1885-1901 (24 microfilm reels)
Armitage, Peter & Theodore Colton, eds. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics. Chichester ; New York : J. Wiley, c1998. ($1,755.00)
10 roll-away book ranges, to be used for the Annual Book Sale. The Friends and the University Libraries will split the total cost. ($5,780.00 [Friends portion=$2,890.00])
Craig, Edward, ed. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Florence, KY, Routledge, June 1998. ($3,000.00)
Friends contributed $2,300.00 toward purchasing the "Ensuring the Future" recognition trees.
Friends contributed $3,000.00 toward purchasing Edward Stratemeyer Collection.
Friends contributed $3,500.00 toward purchasing "Ensuring the Future" recognition trees.
The Black Women Oral History Project. Schlesinger Library, Radicliff College. 11 vols. ($1,229.00).
Dictionary of Gardening. 5 vols. N.Y.: Stockton Press, 1992. ($814.00).
Boy's Series Books (Alger, Merriwell, Stratemeyer) 196 items. ($1,041.00).
Greene, Graham, 1904-. The Living Room; with an Introduction by Peter Glenville. Melbourne, London:Heinemann, 1957, c1953. ($900.00).
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. Complete Poems of Walt Whitman, 1855-1888; Authenticated & Personal book (Handled by W.W.) Portraits from life, autograph. (Philadelphia: Ferguson Bros. & Co., Printers, 1888). ($2,760.00).
1) Mailing envelope addressed in Whitman's hand.
2) Walt Whitman's Buggy and Horse.
3) Autobiographic note...[broadside by Whitman].
4) Original etching of Whitman, Signed by Whitman.
Longus. (Daphnis and Chloe. English). Daphnis and Chloe: A Most Sweet and Pleasant Pastoral Romance for Young Ladies/done into English by Geo. Thornley; (The woodcuts drawn on the wood by Charles Ricketts from the designs by Charles Shannor and Charles Ricketts have been engraved by both). London: Sold by E. Mathews and J. Lane, 1893. ($1,500.00).
Encyclopedia of Food Science, Food Technology, and Nutrition. Edited by R. Macrae, R.K. Robinson, M.J. Sadler. London, San Diego: Academic Press, c1993. 8 vols. (Friends contributed $1,100) ($21,00.00).
Edward Ardizzone Manuscripts and Publications. (94 titles) ($3,784.00).
Migne, J.-P. (Jacque-Paul), comp. 1800-1875. Patrologiae cursus completus, a J. P. Migne editus. Parisiis, 1844. Series Latina. Supplementum. Accurante Adalberto Hamman. Paris : Garnier Freres, 1958-
Migne, J.-P. (Jacques-Paul), 1800-1875. Patrologiae cursus completus. Series graeca, in qua prodeunt patres, doctores scriptoresque ecclsiae graeca. Paris, 1866-1928. 161 v. In 166.
Both series purchased from theMarian Library of the University of Dayton.
V.122 John Scotus Eriugena
V.175, 177 School of St. Victor
V.178 Peter Abelard
1959-1984. Alexandria, VA: Chadwyck-Healey, 1988. 2 vols. ($450.00).
Democratic Review (Microform) Vol.30, no.1 (Jan. 1852)- V.31, no.5/6 (Nov/Dec 1852)- Whole no.163- (new York: H.G. Langley), 1852. 2 vols. ($500.00).
Gerdts, William H. Art Across America: Two Centuries of Regional Painting, 1710-1920/ New York, Abbeville Press, c1990. 3 vols. ($495.00).
Children's Books in the Khmer, Lao, and Hmong Languages. ($300.00).
Nineteenth century short title catalogue extracted from the catalogues of the Bodleian Library, the British Library, the Library of Trinity College (Dublin), the National Library of Scotland, and the University Libraries of Cambridge and Newcastle. (Newcastle-upon-Tyne) : Avero, (1984- ). 18 vol. (Friends contributed $9,950.00). ($19,900.00).
Martial. Epigrammata / Martialis. (Venetiis) : Iacobus Pentius de Leuco Impressor, 1503. ($785.50).
Bible. Latin. Vulgate. 1454? The Gutenberg Bible : a Commentary, Historical Background, Transcription, Translation / Jean-Marie Dodu. (Paris) : Editions Les Incunables, c1985. ($2,250.00).
Surveyor Generals Office. Geographical Sketch of the Burmese Empire. 1 Map. Government Lithographics Press, 1824. ($480.70).
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. Specimen Days & Collect / by Walt Whitman. Philadelphia : R. Welsh & Co., 1882-83. ($645.50).
British Museum. The Art of Central Asia : The Stein Collection in the British Museum / Roderick Whitfield. Tokyo : Kodansha International in co-operation with the Trustees of the British Museum ; New York : Distributed in the U.S.A. by Kodansha International/USA through Harper and Row, c1982-[c1983]. ($375.00).
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959. Frank Lloyd Wright. Edited by Yukio Futagawa; text by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer. Tokyo: A.D.A. Edita, 1984. ($995.00).
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824. Poems on His Domestic Circumstances, & c. &c./ Lord Byron; with His Memoirs and Portrait. 15th ed. London, Printed for W. Hone, 55 Fleet-Street, 1816. ($595.00).
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824. Poems on His Domestic Circumstance: I. Fare Thee Well! II. S Sketch from Private Life Containing Eight Poems by Lord Byron. First American edition. Boston: J. Eliot, 1816. ($265.00).
Dictionary of American Military Biography / Roger J. Spiller, editor, Joseph G. Dawson III, associate editor, T. Harry Williams, consulting editor. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, c1984.($145.00).
Political Elites and Social Change: Studies of Elite Roles and Attitudes. Edited by Moshe M. Czudonowski. DeKalb, Northern Illinois University Press, 1983. ($12.50) (Sent to Thailand by NIUF).
Catalogue of the Holdings of Sandler Collection of Military History of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Period. York, England: Michael Cole of York, c1983. ($24.00) (Sent to Thailand by NIUF).
German Workers in Industrial Chicago, 1850-1910: A Comparative Perspective. Edited by Hartmut Keil and John B. Jentz. DeKalb, Northern Illinois University Press, 1983. ($24.00) (Sent to Thailand by NIUF).
Does Who Governs Matter? Elite Circulation in Contemporary Societies. Edited by Moshe M. Czudonowski. DeKalb, Northern Illinois University Press, c1982. ($13.75) (Sent to Thailand by NIUF).
Education for Peace and Disarment. Edited by Douglas Sloan. New York, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1983. ($14.36).
British Library. Index of Manuscripts in the British Library. Cambridge, Cambridge Shire: Chadwyck-Healey, 1984. ($1,800.00).
The Holocaust: Select Documents;18 vols., Garland, 1982. (Friends contributed $361.30).
Issues in Linguistics: Papers in Honor of Henry and Renee Kahane, edited by Braj B. Kachru. Urbana, University of Illinois Press, 1973. ($32.50).
College English, v.1-11, 22-25, 30-41 (Oct.1939-May 1950, Oct 1960-May 1964, Oct 1968-Apr 1980). 35mm. Pos. Microfilm. ($265.20).