Emanuel and Edith Pearlman Collection of Significant Editions
Emanuel E. Pearlman graduated from the university in 1939 with a degree in Mathematics. He was Chairman of his 40th Reunion, and served on his 50th and 55th Reunion Gift Committees. The truly exceptional Emanuel and Edith Pearlman Collection of Landmark Literature was donated to the library in 1989.
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. Mark Twain. C. L. Webster & Company, 1889.
For Whom the Bell Tolls. Ernest Hemingway. Scribner, c1940.
Just So Stories for Little Children; Illustrated by the Author. Rudyard Kipling. Macmillan, 1902.
The Mystery of Edwin Drood; with Twelve Illustrations by S. L. Fildes, and a Portrait. Charles Dickens. Chapman and Hall, 1870.
On the Origin of the Species by Means of Natural Selection; or, The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Charles Darwin. J. Murray, 1859.
The Prisoner of Chillon, and Other Poems by Lord Byron. George Gordon Byron. J. Murray, 1816.
The Vicar of Wakefield; Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Oliver Goldsmith. Harrap, .
White Fang. Jack London. Macmillan, c1906.