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Young Research Library Department of Special Collections

The Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections houses and provides access to the UCLA Library’s central collection of rare books and manuscripts in the humanities, social sciences, visual arts, and other special materials. The Department's rare book holdings consist of some 333,000 volumes, while its non-book holdings comprise more than 30 million manuscripts, 5 million photographs and negatives, ephemera, maps, works of art, architectural drawings and models, and othe...



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by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919; Denslow, W. W. (William Wallace), 1856-1915
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Publisher's green and red illustrated cloth over boards; illustrated endpapers. Plate detached
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Wizards
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by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897; McConnell, William, 1833-1867; Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914; Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906; Zwecker, Johann Baptist, 1814-1874
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Osborne Coll.
Topic: Children's songs
California Digital Library
by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888; Alcott, May, 1840-1879; Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874; Andrew, John, 1815-1875
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Blanck. Bib. of Amer. lit.
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Topics: Family, Young women -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Collodi, Carlo, 1826-1890
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White cloth over boards blocked in blue
Topics: Fantasy, Puppets, Children's stories, Italian
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Rejón de Silva, Diego Antonio, 1740-1796; Trichet du Fresne, Raphael, 1611-1661; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De pictura. Spanish
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"Vida de Leon Bautista Alberti, por Rafael du Fresne": p. 183-196
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
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The farm yard alphabet -- Tom Thumb's alphabet -- The child's book of trades -- Little stories for good children
Topics: Gift books, Illustrated children's books, Children's stories, English
California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
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Publisher's peach wrappers, printed in red, blue, and black
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Topic: Conduct of life
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Naiditch, P. G; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
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Contains bibliographical references
Topics: Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946, University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of...
California Digital Library
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Red cloth over boards blocked in blind and gold
Topics: Young women -- Conduct of life, Girls -- Conduct of life
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Burlingham, Cynthia, 1955-; Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
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"This catalogue was published in conjunction with an exhibition held at UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, April 16 through June 29, 1997"--Verso t.p
Topic: Illustrated children's books
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Rigaud, J. F. (John Francis), 1742-1810; Brown, John William
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"The life of Leonardo da Vinci": p. [xiii]-lxxxviii
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
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Publisher's printed yellow wrappers, printed in red and black; wood-engraved vignette on upper wrapper
California Digital Library
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Publisher's printed yellow wrapper; illustrated upper wrapper, printed in black and red. Re-sewn
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Topic: Foxes
California Digital Library
by Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924; Birch, Reginald Bathurst, 1856-1943
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Osborne Coll.
Topics: Altruism, Conduct of life, Family, Grandparent and child
California Digital Library
by Crane, Thomas, b. 1843?; Houghton, Ellen Elizabeth, 1853-1922
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Osborne Coll.
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Topics: Poetry of places, France -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992, interviewee; Craver, Earlene, interviewer; Pacific Academy of Advanced Studies; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a 15.25-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program and the Pacific Academy of Advanced Studies
Topics: Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992, Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946, Von Mises,...
California Digital Library
by Prideaux, William Francis, 1840-1914
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Notes: [1]-14, followed by 3 pages facsimile of publisher's advertisements from 1791 edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
California Digital Library
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Spec. Coll. copy 1: Green cloth over boards, blocked in gold and black, in case. Ex libris Olive Percival. Gift of Jo Swerling
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by McGroarty, John Steven, 1862-1944
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16 p
Topic: Westwood Village (Los Angeles, Calif.)
California Digital Library
by Very, Lydia L. A. (Lydia Louisa Anna), 1823-1901; Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863
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[16] p. : 18 cm
Topic: Folklore -- Germany
California Digital Library
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Publisher's yellow wrappers, printed in red and blue; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
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Topic: Chickens
California Digital Library
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Publisher's yellow wrappers, printed in red, green, and black; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
California Digital Library
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
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Unable to feed his seven sons, a poor woodcutter decides to leave them in the forest to die but Hop o' my Thumb, the youngest and smallest, finds a way to rescue his brothers, defeat an ogre, and gain a fortune
Topics: Filicide, Giants
California Digital Library
by Bennett, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1829-1867
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Osborne Coll.
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Topic: Cats
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Dulaure, J.-A. (Jacques-Antoine), 1755-1835
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Each volume published separately, under its special title, in 1805. cf. Bibl. nat., Cat. gén
Topics: Religion, Fetishism, Phallicism
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Buckler, Caroline; Calder, William M. (William Musgrave), 1932-; Huss, Bernhard
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Friedländer, Paul, 1882-1968, Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Ulrich von, 1848-1931
Dutch floral paper over boards. In quarter green and gray linen case
Topics: Conduct of life, Education
Orange silk over boards. Ex libris Archer Taylor. Gift of Archer Taylor
Topic: Nursery rhymes
California Digital Library
by James, T. H., Mrs
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No. 11 in a collection of sixteen, in two slipcases. [Japanese fairy tale collection]
Topics: Hares -- Japan, Deception, Folklore -- Japan
California Digital Library
by Hughs, Mrs. (Mary)
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Osborne Coll.
Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
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Buff printed wrappers
Topic: Children's poetry
California Digital Library
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Red printed wrappers; woodcut alphabet printed on inner wrappers
Topics: Animals, Alphabet
Publisher's buff printed wrappers. Laid in blue case with 1830 edition and with dealer's description
Topics: Children's poetry, Children -- Conduct of life
Yellow printed and illustrated wrappers and title: "Goose's melodies. Complete. With annotations. The only pure edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
Gray marbled wrappers
California Digital Library
by Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
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11 p. ; 18 cm
Topics: Success, Conduct of life, Aphorisms and apothegms, Maxims, American
California Digital Library
by Cooke, Flora J. (Flora Juliette), 1864-1953
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Quarter brown cloth and buff printed paper over boards
Topics: Children's stories, Mythology, Nature stories
California Digital Library
by Coybee, Eden; Benson, Nellie; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905
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Gumuchian
Hugo, T, Bewick
Topic: Children's songs
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California Digital Library
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Publisher's printed, chromoxylographed illustrated wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topic: Birds
NUC pre-1956
Topic: Readers (Primary)
California Digital Library
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Spec. Coll. copy lacking p. 1-2. Unbound
Topic: Cats
California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Doyle, Richard, 1824-1883
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Osborne Coll.
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Topic: Giants
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Manzi, Guglielmo, 1734-1821; De Rossi, Giovanni Gherardo, 1754-1827
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Dedication signed: Guglielmo Manzi
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Rubens, Peter Paul, Sir, 1577-1640; Aveline, Pierre-Alexandre, ca. 1710-1760; Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519. Trattato della pittura. Selections
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Attributed to Rubens. Steinitz includes this work in her bibliography, because this part of it incorporates 8 plates from the Trattato and also quotes and/or paraphrases from some of Leonardo's chapters (all with clear references to the origins). Cf. Steinitz, p. 169-170
Topics: Human figure in art, Anatomy, Artistic, Proportion (Art)
California Digital Library
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905
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Massé, G.C.E. Walter Crane
Topic: Fables
Moon, M. Harris
Topics: Nursery rhymes, Dogs
California Digital Library
by Corner, John
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Ali Baba, or, The forty thieves -- The babes in the woods -- Cinderella, or, The little glass-slipper -- Jack and the bean-stalk -- Jack the giant-killer -- Little red riding-hood -- Puss in boots -- Robin Hood -- The three bears -- Tom Thumb -- Whittington and his cat
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Topic: Fairy tales
Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books
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by Carnahan, Louise; Wheelan, Albertine Randall
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Gray-green diagonal fine-ribbed cloth over boards, blocked in black and white
Topics: Conduct of life, Women -- Education
California Digital Library
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Osborne Coll.
Topics: Children's stories, Coloring books
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by De Morgan, Mary; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Swain, Joseph, 1820-1909
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The necklace of Princess Fiorimonde -- The wanderings of Arasmon -- The heart of Princess Joan -- The pedlar's pack -- The bread of discontent -- The three clever kings -- The wise princess
Topic: Conduct of life
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by Clifford, W. K., Mrs., d. 1929; Campbell, Edith
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Publisher's blue illustrated cloth blocked in black and gold. Purchase, Robert Temple. Gift of the Friends of CBC
Topics: Children's stories, English, Children's poetry, English
California Digital Library
by Lawson, Lizzie; Mack, Robert Ellice
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Dust jacket; quarter green linen and green illustrated paper inscription dated Christmas, 1886
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Gumuchian
Topic: Birds
California Digital Library
by Cameron, Mrs. (Lucy Lyttelton), 1781-1858
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Publisher's olive brown printed wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topic: Obedience
California Digital Library
by Leighton, John, 1822-1912
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Gumuchian
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Topics: Alphabets, English wit and humor, Pictorial, Wit and humor, Juvenile
California Digital Library
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Royal blue diagonal fine-ribbed cloth over boards, blocked in black, gold and blind. Chromolithographed paper onlay on upper board
Topics: Kindness, Animal welfare, Envy, Courage, Honesty, Children's stories
California Digital Library
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Gumuchian
Topics: Conduct of life, Children's stories
BM
California Digital Library
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Special Collections copy 1 = Green cloth over boards blocked in black, gold, and blind. Ex libris C.K. Odgen. Inscription in ink, dated Christmas 1877, on verso of frontispiece
Topics: Horses, Horses -- Legends and stories
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Feuchtwanger, Marta, interviewee; Weschler, Lawrence, interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a 50-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Feuchtwanger, Marta, Feuchtwanger, Lion, 1884-1958, Bauhaus, Refugees, Jewish, Jews, World War,...
California Digital Library
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Publisher's yellow wrappers printed in black, red and green; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Swine, Conduct of life
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by Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
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Orange cloth over boards blocked in black, green and red
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Topic: Slavery -- United States
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by Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
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Publisher's green printed wrappers. Purchase, Robert Allen Books, 1990
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Topics: Master and servant, Slavery, Christian life
Mottled calf over boards; in case
Topics: Fables, Folklore, Animals
California Digital Library
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Rust colored cloth over boards blocked in gold and black
Topics: Fairy tales, Legends
California Digital Library
by Clifford W. K., Mrs., d. 1929; Stanley, Dorothy, Lady, d. 1926
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Publisher's beige cloth over boards, blocked in brown
Topics: Conduct of life, Children's stories, English
Spec. Coll. c. 1: Illustrations are hand-colored. Quarter green sheep; grey paper over boards. Inscription on paste-down endpaper: Charles John Buckdale. Given him by his mother - May 30th, 1826
Topics: Conduct of life, Moral education
California Digital Library
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Publisher's yellow wrappers. Upper wrapper illustrated in green, red, and black
Topic: Cats
Moon, M. Harris (1992)
Topic: Birds
Dedication dated 15. Genaro 1674
Topics: Raphael, 1483-1520, Painters, Painting, Italian, Painting, Renaissance
California Digital Library
by Wyss, Johann David, 1743-1818; Kingston, William Henry Giles, 1814-1880
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Red brown cloth over bevelled boards blocked in blue, black, brown, and gold; all edges gilt
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California Digital Library
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Publisher's printed orange-brown wrappers; vignette and bookseller's jingle on upper wrapper; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topic: Birds