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Bookshelves in the Library.

Classics

Classical Authors

Classical Studies

Medieval

Medieval Chronicles

Saints’ Lives

Arthurian History and Romance

Miscellaneous Romances

From Caxton's Press; From Wynkyn de Worde's Press

Reynard the Fox

Miscellaneous Medieval

Essays and Philosophy
Essays

Find classical philosophers under Classical Authors.


Religion

Classical Pagan Religions

Church Fathers and Sources for Ecclesiastical History

Islam

Music

Printed Music

Guitar Methods

Reed Organ

Art
Art Technique
Drawing

Photography
Art History

Architecture

House Plans and Domestic Architecture

Engravings
Historic Engravings

Collections of Engravings

Emblem Books and Allegorical Engravings

Fashions of Various Eras

Penmanship

Literature
Literary Criticism

Poetry
American Poets

English Poets
Fiction
Fiction Miscellanies

American Novelists

English Novelists

Novels in Translation or in Other Languages

Drama
English and American Dramatists

Humor & Satire

For Children
Picture Books

Miscellaneous Neo-Latin Literature

Biography

Biographical Reference

History
Ancient History
Ancient Near East

Inscriptions & Epigraphy

Europe
British History

Byzantine Empire

French History

Late Roman History

Renaissance

The Age of Exploration

North America
American History
Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania
Mexican History

Wrong History

Fashions of Various Eras

Pamphlets, Broadsheets, etc.
Geography & Travel
Geography

Travel Writing

Railroads and Rail Travel
Science

History of Science

Botany
North American Botanical References

Orchids

Gardening

Biology and Evolution

Medicine

Quackery and Pseudoscience

Technical and Instructional

Law

Language

Comparative Grammar of Indo-European Languages

Ancient Languages

Ancient Languages

Greek Grammars, Dictionaries, and Methods

Germanic

Useful English References

Old English Grammars, Grammars, Dictionaries, Methods, Anthologies

Pennsylvania Dutch

Germanic Languages

Latin and Romance

Latin Grammars, Dictionaries, and Methods

French Grammars, Dictionaries, and Methods

Romance Languages (other than French)

Russian Grammars, Methods, and Dictionaries

Writing & Printing
Manuscripts

Penmanship

Printing
Printing History
From Caxton's Press; From Wynkyn de Worde's Press
Printing Technique

Typography
Miscellanies

Unclassifiable Oddities


Magazines