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Titlepage and text from St. Justin Martyr:
Beati Ivstini Philosophi & martyris opera omnia, 1554

St.
Justin Martyr: Beati Ivstini Philosophi & martyris opera omnia, 1554

St. Justin Martyr: Beati Ivstini Philosophi & martyris opera omnia,
1554

RARE AND BEAUTIFUL presents selections from the following five collections of rare books, held by Ruth Lilly Special Collections and Archives :

Mrs. Evan Noyes Collection of Children's Books

Dr. John E. Jesseph Collection of Civil War Books

The Leo and Mary Solt English History Collection

Robert A. Woods Masonic Collection

The George Santayana Collection

This digital exhibit provides a brief introduction to the characteristics of a rare book, a tour of images selected from items in the Ruth Lilly Special Collections and Archives, and a page of resource links for anyone interested in learning more about rare books. All of the items shown in this exhibit as well as many others are available for use in the Reading Room of the Ruth Lilly Special Collections and Archives located on the lower level of the University Library (UL0133).


EXPLORING RARE AND BEAUTIFUL

The exhibit may be viewed in two different ways:

  1. You may take a GUIDED TOUR of the images. At the top and bottom of each page of images, there will be PREVIOUS and NEXT buttons which will take you to the next image in the exhibit. Click on GUIDED TOUR below to proceed on the tour.
  2. The images may also be viewed by using the INDEX page, which lists all the images in the exhibit and allows you to select any of them to view. By returning to the INDEX page after viewing each image, you may decide the order in which you view them. Click on INDEX below to proceed.


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Updated: 29 April 2004, RKB
Comments: speccoll@iupui.edu
URL: http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/special/digproj/rarebooks/home.html

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