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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 other graphic arts material.


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California Digital Library
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Publisher's chromolithographed pictorial wrappers
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Topics: Brothers and sisters, Orphans, Conduct of life, Education
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
California Digital Library
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
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
California Digital Library
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
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Special Collections copy 1 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and black; upper board partially detached. Gift of Wilbur Jordan Smith. Printed and illustrated label, Paul Jordan Smith, on upper paste-down. 2 other printed labels on upper paste-down, indicating copy 1 is "second issue...with the frontispiece on verso of the half-title, and the first page of Contents printed on the verso of the leaf of Preface." Special Collections copy 2 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold...
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
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
California Digital Library
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eye 29,373
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Osborne Coll.
Topic: Children's poetry
California Digital Library
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
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
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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
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
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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eye 20,845
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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 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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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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Topics: Giants, Giants
California Digital Library
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Publisher's tan printed wrappers
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Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
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 Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
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Publisher's printed yellow wrappers, printed in red and black; wood-engraved vignette on upper wrapper
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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
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 Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878
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Publisher's quarter red cloth and printed green paper over boards, printed in black and green; illustrated upper board; publisher's advertisement on lower board; edges sprinkled in red
Topic: Horses
California Digital Library
by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875; Dulcken, H. W. (Henry William), 1832-1894; Bayes, Alfred Walter, 1832-1909; Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
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Osborne Coll.
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Topic: Children's stories, Danish
Orange silk over boards. Ex libris Archer Taylor. Gift of Archer Taylor
Topic: Nursery rhymes
California Digital Library
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Buff printed wrappers
Topic: Children's poetry
California Digital Library
by Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
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Topics: Success, Conduct of life, Aphorisms and apothegms, Maxims, American
California Digital Library
by Isle, June
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Brown cloth over boards, blocked in blind and black
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Topics: Christmas stories, Children -- Conduct of life
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
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Publisher's chromolithographed wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Love, Values
California Digital Library
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eye 9,851
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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
Orange stiff wrappers, with an engraved title label pasted on upper wrapper. Inscription: Joanna E. Dana ... Dedham, Massachusetts, 1828. Ex libris Marjorie Moon. Ex libris W.M. Stone. Purchase, Justin Schiller, 1997
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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
Topics: Illustrated children's books, Illustrated children's books
California Digital Library
by Clifford, W. K., Mrs., d. 1929; Campbell, Edith
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eye 9,402
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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
Contemporary green printed wrappers
Topic: Children -- Conduct of life
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
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Kenny, Robert Walker, 1901- interviewee; Nunis, Doyce Blackman, interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a nine-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Kenny, Robert Walker, 1901-, Democratic Party (Calif.), United States. Congress. House. Committee...
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
by Kronheim, Joseph Martin, 1810-1896
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Publisher's printed lavender wrappers; upper wrapper printed in red, blue, and black; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
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, Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August),...
California Digital Library
by Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
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Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and blind
Topic: Building, Ice and snow
California Digital Library
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Stewart, C.D. Taylors of Ongar
Topic: America -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
by James, T. H., Mrs
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eye 7,987
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No. 16 in a collection of sixteen, in two slipcases. [Japanese fairy tale collection]
Topics: Beauty, Personal, Folklore -- Japan
California Digital Library
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Watermarks: "1804" on leaf [8], "TM" on leaf [15]
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Topic: Children's poetry
California Digital Library
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Spec. Coll. copy lacking p. 1-2. Unbound
Topic: Cats
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
Special Collections copy 1: Blue illustrated wrappers
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Topic: Conduct of life
19 additional p. of plates included in pagination
Topics: Bible, Bible, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Rare books
California Digital Library
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NUC pre-1956
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Topic: Children's poetry
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Corita, 1918-1986; Galm, Bernard; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a four-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Corita, 1918-1986, Immaculate Heart College (Los Angeles, Calif.), Serigraphers, Women artists,...
Yellow printed and illustrated wrappers and title: "Goose's melodies. Complete. With annotations. The only pure edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
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)
Yellow printed wrappers
Topics: Animals -- Religious aspects Christianity, Butterflies, Humane education, Natural history
California Digital Library
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
California Digital Library
by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
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Publisher's violet sand-grain cloth over boards, blocked in gold and blind
Topic: Children's stories, Danish
Topics: Food adulteration and inspection, Food, Lead Poisoning, Food Poisoning
Moon, M. Tabart
Topic: Fairy tales
Hugo, T, Bewick
Topic: Children's songs
Brown cloth over boards blocked in black and gold; marbled edges
Topics: Children's stories, Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Bennett, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1829-1867
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Osborne Coll.
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Topic: Cats
California Digital Library
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Evans
Topics: Children, Children -- Death Religious aspects Christianity, Christian biography, Christian life
California Digital Library
by Chatelain, Clara de, 1807-1876
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Publisher's tan printed wrappers. Gift of Daniel Hirsch, 1997
Topic: Children's stories, English
California Digital Library
by Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888
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NUC Pre-1956
Topic: Jinn
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
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Publisher's cream printed wrappers, illustrated in colors
Topic: Thieves
Hand-colored frontispiece
Topics: Picture books for children, Conduct of life, Children's stories, Maxims
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
California Digital Library
by Victor, Metta Victoria Fuller, 1831-1885; Botstiber, Hugo; Osswald, Eugen
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Blue cloth over boards; green paper onlays, printed in blue, on upper and lower boards and spine; vignettes on upper and lower boards; green edges
Topics: Diary fiction, Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Planché, J. R. (James Robinson), 1796-1880; Corbould, Edward Henry, 1815-1905; Godwin, James, d. 1876; Harvey, William, 1796-1866; Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
texts
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NUC pre-1956
Topic: Fairy tales
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,...
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Armstrong, Margaret, 1867-1944, University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special...
The Broken vase -- Little Bertram -- Elm Tree Hall -- Belleville School -- Honest poverty -- Integrity, and its reward
Topics: Conduct of life, Children -- Conduct of life, Children's stories
California Digital Library
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Rust colored cloth over boards blocked in gold and black
Topics: Fairy tales, Legends
California Digital Library
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Gumuchian
Topics: Conduct of life, Children's stories, English
California Digital Library
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Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books
Topic: Young women -- Conduct of life
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. 183-194
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472, Painting, Drawing, Perspective