Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities
Shopping for modern home furnishings in the Beinecke Digital Library (http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/digitallibrary/)
December 22, 2008
From the Beinecke Digital Library (http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/digitallibrary/)
December 18, 2008
A marvelous volume from a genre of speculative lunar travel around the turn of the 20th century: Ville D'Avray, A. de. Voyage dans la lune avant 1900. Paris: Librairie Furne, Jouvet & Cie, 1892. Starring M. Baboulifiche and his manservant, Papavoine:
December 15, 2008
A series of broadsides from 1715, forming a dialogue arguing for and against the presence of foreign fishermen in English waters.
December 11, 2008
Six issues of a poetry pamphlet series published in Lisbon, Portugal just prior to the revolution of 1910. [The title translates roughly as "The people's court".]
December 8, 2008
Newly added titles by Raymond Pettibon to the growing collection in the Beinecke Library (50 +). These books also feature the work of Nelson Tarpenny.
December 4, 2008
New acquisitions, unique documents, and visual and textual curiosities from the collections.