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Adopt a Rare Book

About the Program

You will help to protect the extraordinary Cushing/Whitney Historical collection and ensure its existence for future generations of scholars and students by making a gift to this project and adopting a rare book.

We will acknowledge your generous support with a certificate, along with an invitation for a personal tour and an introduction to your adopted book.

Book Author Title Year Cost for Adoption
Bartolomeo Eustachi Tabulae Anatomicae 1722 $6 000
Edward Topsell History of four-footed beasts and serpents 1658 $6 500
Wiliam Hunter Anatomical and chirurgical lectures: read by Dr. William Hunter and Mr. William Cruikshank (on dissected bodies): at their theatre in Windmill Street, Hay Market, London, taken in writing by William Tempest Mercer, a pupil attending the said lectures in 1775 and 1776. $8 000
William Buckland, 1784-1856, Geology and mineralogy : considered with reference to natural theology $5 000
John Hawkesworth An account of the voyages... $6 500
John Robertson Treatise of such mathematical instruments 1747 $4 000