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Chicago: Citing Rare Books

These are some hints and general examples. Citing rare books and special collection material is an art and not a science -- if you're not sure, ask for help and err on the side of including more rather than less information.

Rare Book (original)

Footnotes

1. Jane Austen, Emma: a Novel (London: Printed for John Murray, 1816), 15, The Bob and Carolyn Nelson First Edition Collection, Gould Library Special Collections & Archives, Carleton College, Northfield, MN.

2. Pliny, Historia mundi naturalis C. Plinii Secundi: hoc est amplissimum, lucidissimum, perspicacissimumque, nec non plane mirandum totius vniuersi, rerumque naturalium speculum [...] (Frankfurt, 1582), 148, Gould Library Special Collections & Archives, Carleton College, Northfield, MN.

 

Bibliography

Austen, Jane. Emma: a Novel. London: Printed for John Murray, 1816. The Bob and Carolyn Nelson First Edition Collection. Gould Library Special Collections & Archives, Carleton College, Northfield, MN.

Pliny. Historia mundi naturalis C. Plinii Secundi: hoc est amplissimum, lucidissimum, perspicacissimumque, nec non plane mirandum totius vniuersi, rerumque naturalium speculum [...]. Frankfurt, 1582. Gould Library Special Collections & Archives, Carleton College, Northfield, MN.

 

 

Rare Book (facsimile)

Footnote

2. The Hours of Catherine of Cleves, facsimile with introduction and commentaries by John Plummer (Utrecht, Netherlands, ca. 1440; fac. New York: G. Braziller, 1966), 26. Gould Library Special Collections & Archives, Carleton College, Northfield, MN. Citations refer to the 1966 edition.

**Note that you may choose to cite either the original page numbers or the facsimile page numbers -- just be clear which one it is!

 

Bibliography

The Hours of Catherine of Cleves. Utrecht, Netherlands, ca. 1440. Facsimile with introduction and commentaries by John Plummer. New York: G. Braziller, 1966. Gould Library Special Collections & Archives, Carleton College, Northfield, MN. 

 

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