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Abecedarium

1. Abecedarium

  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: Third quarter of 15th century
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/primers/page-1
Account book of slave tradi...

2. Account book of slave trading expedition, 1791-1792

Johnston, John
  • Name: Johnston, John
  • Collection Name: George A. Plimpton Papers
  • Date: 1791-1792
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/slavery/page-1
Aepitoma Omnis Phylosophiae...

3. Aepitoma Omnis Phylosophiae, Alias, Margarita Phylosophica

Reisch, Gregor, -1525
  • Name: Reisch, Gregor, -1525
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1504
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/reich/page-2
Algorithmus Integrorum cum ...

4. Algorithmus Integrorum cum Probis Annexis

Widmann, Johannes, approximately 1460-approximately 1500
  • Name: Widmann, Johannes, approximately 1460-approximately 1500
  • Collection Name: Incunabula
  • Date: circa 1490-1495
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-quadrivium/page-5
American Geography: or, A V...

5. American Geography: or, A View of the Present Situation of the United States of America. Containing Astronomical Geography. Geographical Definitions. Discovery, and General Description of America

Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826
  • Name: Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1789
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/early-modern/page-4
American Instructor: or, Yo...

6. American Instructor: or, Young Man's Best Companion

Fisher, George (Accomptant)
  • Name: Fisher, George (Accomptant)
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1748
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/handwriting/page-3
American Penman, Comprising...

7. American Penman, Comprising the Art of Writing, Plain and Ornamental

Huntington, Eleazer, 1789-1852
  • Name: Huntington, Eleazer, 1789-1852
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1824
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/handwriting/page-3
American Preceptor; being a...

8. American Preceptor; being a new Selection of Lessons for Reading and Speaking. Designed for the use of schools

Bingham, Caleb, 1757-1817
  • Name: Bingham, Caleb, 1757-1817
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1797
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/women/page-3
Amherst Class of 1876

9. Amherst Class of 1876

Amherst College
  • Name: Amherst College
  • Collection Name: Plimpton Family Papers
  • Date: circa 1933
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/george-arthur-plimpton/page-4
Announcement of Education o...

10. Announcement of Education of Chaucer

Oxford University Press
  • Name: Oxford University Press
  • Collection Name: Plimpton Family Papers
  • Date: 1935
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-trivium/page-1
Arithmetic Exercises from M...

11. Arithmetic Exercises from Manuscript Sum Book

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • Name: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • Collection Name: George A. Plimpton Papers
  • Date: 1824
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/mathematics/page-3
Arithmetiqve made easie

12. Arithmetiqve made easie

Wingate, Edmund, 1596-1656
  • Name: Wingate, Edmund, 1596-1656
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1630
Ars Grammatica

13. Ars Grammatica

Diomedes (Grammarian), active 4th century
  • Name: Diomedes (Grammarian), active 4th century
  • Collection Name: Incunabula
  • Date: circa 1475
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-trivium/page-2
Ars Minor

14. Ars Minor

Donatus, Aelius
  • Name: Donatus, Aelius
  • Collection Name: Incunabula
  • Date: circa 1458-1460
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-trivium/page-1
Ars Minor

15. Ars Minor

Donatus, Aelius
  • Name: Donatus, Aelius
  • Collection Name: Incunabula
  • Date: circa 1502
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-trivium/page-4
Arts Glory, or, The Pen-Man...

16. Arts Glory, or, The Pen-Mans Treasury

Cocker, Edward, 1631-1675
  • Name: Cocker, Edward, 1631-1675
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1666
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/handwriting/page-2
Atlas des Enfans, ou, Nouve...

17. Atlas des Enfans, ou, Nouvelle Méthode pour Apprendre la Géographie

Bruyset, Jean Marie, 1749-1817
  • Name: Bruyset, Jean Marie, 1749-1817
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1790
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/early-modern/page-4
Autograph letter by George ...

18. Autograph letter by George Washington, signed, to Nicholas Pike

Washington, George, 1732-1799
  • Name: Washington, George, 1732-1799
  • Collection Name: George Washington Papers
  • Date: June 20, 1786
Bibliotheca Columbiana: Num...

19. Bibliotheca Columbiana: Number 1, April 1933

Friends of the Columbia Libraries
  • Name: Friends of the Columbia Libraries
  • Date: April 1933
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/friends/page-1
Bibliotheca Columbiana: Num...

20. Bibliotheca Columbiana: Number 4, August 1937

Friends of the Columbia Libraries
  • Name: Friends of the Columbia Libraries
  • Date: August 1937
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/friends/page-2
Boke Named the Governour

21. Boke Named the Governour

Elyot, Thomas, Sir, 1490?-1546
  • Name: Elyot, Thomas, Sir, 1490?-1546
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1557
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/early-modern/page-2
Boke Named the Governour

22. Boke Named the Governour

Elyot, Thomas, Sir, 1490?-1546
  • Name: Elyot, Thomas, Sir, 1490?-1546
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1557
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/early-modern/page-2
Booke Containing Divers Sor...

23. Booke Containing Divers Sortes of Hands, as well the English as French Secretarie with the Italian, Roman, Chancelry & Court Hands

Beau-Chesne, Jehan de
  • Name: Beau-Chesne, Jehan de
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1570
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/handwriting/page-1
Bookplate of George Arthur ...

24. Bookplate of George Arthur Plimpton

Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936
  • Name: Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936
  • Collection Name: George A. Plimpton Papers
  • Date: Early 20th century?
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/hornbooks/page-1
Bust of Shakespeare

25. Bust of Shakespeare

  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 18th century
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/early-modern/page-1
Cherokee alphabet

26. Cherokee alphabet

Sequoyah, 1770?-1843
  • Name: Sequoyah, 1770?-1843
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: circa 1835
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/early-modern/page-4
Child’s Primer

27. Child’s Primer

  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: Second half of the 15th century
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/primers/page-1
Chronique Universelle

28. Chronique Universelle

  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: End of the 14th century
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/encyclopedias/page-1
Commentaries on Aristotle

29. Commentaries on Aristotle

Nicolas d'Orbelles
  • Name: Nicolas d'Orbelles
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1478
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-trivium/page-2
Commentarius in Ciceronis p...

30. Commentarius in Ciceronis pro Milone

Cicero, Marcus Tullius
  • Name: Cicero, Marcus Tullius
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: Early 16th century
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-trivium/page-4
Compendio de lo Abaco

31. Compendio de lo Abaco

Pellos, Francesco
  • Name: Pellos, Francesco
  • Collection Name: Incunabula
  • Date: September 28, 1492
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-quadrivium/page-5
Computus cum Commento

32. Computus cum Commento

Anianus
  • Name: Anianus
  • Collection Name: Incunabula
  • Date: circa 1490
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-quadrivium/page-4
Course of Elementary Readin...

33. Course of Elementary Reading in Science and Literature

M'Culloch, J. M. (James Melville), 1801-1883
  • Name: M'Culloch, J. M. (James Melville), 1801-1883
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1857
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/early-modern/page-4
Cuneiform tablet

34. Cuneiform tablet

  • Collection Name: Cuneiform Collection
  • Date: circa 1820-1762 BCE
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/mathematics/page-2
David Eugene Smith

35. David Eugene Smith

Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936
  • Name: Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936
  • Collection Name: George A. Plimpton Papers
  • Date: circa 1926
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/mathematics/page-1
De Constructione

36. De Constructione

Priscian, active approximately 500-530
  • Name: Priscian, active approximately 500-530
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: Second half of the 13th century
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-trivium/page-2
De Disciplina Scholarium

37. De Disciplina Scholarium

Pseudo-Boethius
  • Name: Pseudo-Boethius
  • Collection Name: Incunabula
  • Date: February 1, 1491
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-trivium/page-3
De Educatione Puerorum ad R...

38. De Educatione Puerorum ad Regem Bohemiae Ladislaum

Pius II, Pope, 1405-1464
  • Name: Pius II, Pope, 1405-1464
  • Collection Name: Incunabula
  • Date: circa 1470
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-trivium/page-2
De Institutione Arithmetica

39. De Institutione Arithmetica

Boethius, -524
  • Name: Boethius, -524
  • Collection Name: Incunabula
  • Date: May 20, 1488
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-quadrivium/page-5
De Institutione Musica

40. De Institutione Musica

Boethius, -524
  • Name: Boethius, -524
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: Second half of 12th century
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-quadrivium/page-1
De Proprietatibus Rerum

41. De Proprietatibus Rerum

Bartholomaeus, Anglicus, active 13th century
  • Name: Bartholomaeus, Anglicus, active 13th century
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: Mid 15th century
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/encyclopedias/page-1
De Rhetorica Seu de Arte Di...

42. De Rhetorica Seu de Arte Dicendi Libri Tres, Graecolat

Aristotle
  • Name: Aristotle
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1619
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-trivium/page-4
De Sphaera Mundi

43. De Sphaera Mundi

Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, active 1230
  • Name: Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, active 1230
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: End of the 15th century
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-quadrivium/page-4
De Verborum Copia

44. De Verborum Copia

Pseudo-Seneca
  • Name: Pseudo-Seneca
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: Third quarter of the 15th century
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-trivium/page-3
Dean’s Recently Improved An...

45. Dean’s Recently Improved Analytical Guide, to the Art of Penmanship

Dean, Henry, 1788-1849
  • Name: Dean, Henry, 1788-1849
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1808
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/handwriting/page-3
Description of and Instruct...

46. Description of and Instructions for the Operation of an Astronomical Clock with an Armillary Sphere

  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 17th century
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/mathematics/page-3
Dictionaire des Halles, ou,...

47. Dictionaire des Halles, ou, Extrait du Dictionnaire de l’Academie Françoise

Artaud, active 1696-1700
  • Name: Artaud, active 1696-1700
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1696
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/early-modern/page-3
Directions for Writing. Set...

48. Directions for Writing. Set Forth for the Benefit of Poore Schollers

G. D.
  • Name: G. D.
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1656
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/handwriting/page-2
Education of Chaucer Illust...

49. Education of Chaucer Illustrated from the Schoolbooks in Use in His Time

Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936
  • Name: Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1935
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-trivium/page-1
Education of Shakespeare:  ...

50. Education of Shakespeare: Illustrated from the Schoolbooks in Use in his Time

Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936
  • Name: Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1933
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/early-modern/page-1
Education of Women: Earlies...

51. Education of Women: Earliest Period, circa 300-1450

Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936
  • Name: Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936
  • Collection Name: Plimpton Family Papers
  • Date: Early 20th century?
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/women/page-1
Elementa

52. Elementa

Euclid
  • Name: Euclid
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: End of the 14th century
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-quadrivium/page-2
Elementa Geometriae

53. Elementa Geometriae

Euclid
  • Name: Euclid
  • Collection Name: Incunabula
  • Date: May 25, 1482
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/medieval-quadrivium/page-2
Elements of Geometrie of th...

54. Elements of Geometrie of the most auncient philosopher Euclide of Megara

Euclid
  • Name: Euclid
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1570
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/early-modern/page-2
English language exhibition

55. English language exhibition

Grolier Club
  • Name: Grolier Club
  • Collection Name: Plimpton Family Papers
  • Date: March 20, 1930
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/early-modern/page-1
Etymologiarum Libri

56. Etymologiarum Libri

Isidore, of Seville, Saint, -636
  • Name: Isidore, of Seville, Saint, -636
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: End of the 12th century
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/encyclopedias/page-1
Familiarium Colloquiorum Fo...

57. Familiarium Colloquiorum Formulae, in Graciam Juventutis Recognite ab Erasmo Roterdamo

Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536
  • Name: Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1520
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/early-modern/page-2
Fifty Years as a Publisher

58. Fifty Years as a Publisher

Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936
  • Name: Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936
  • Collection Name: George A. Plimpton Papers
  • Date: circa 1926
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/george-arthur-plimpton/page-1
Fonotipic instructur, or, F...

59. Fonotipic instructur, or, Furst rediu buc for adults hw hav nevur ben tot tw red

Ellis, Alexander John, 1814-1890
  • Name: Ellis, Alexander John, 1814-1890
  • Collection Name: George Arthur Plimpton Library
  • Date: 1846
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/early-modern/page-4
Friends of the Library of C...

60. Friends of the Library of Columbia University

Friends of the Columbia Libraries
  • Name: Friends of the Columbia Libraries
  • Collection Name: Plimpton Family Papers
  • Date: 1933
  • Item in Context: https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/friends/page-1