Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities
Happy Holidays to all the Tramps and Trinkets, here and abroad. (Selected images from a saleman's sample book: Tramp and Trinkets Abroad and Other Stories by Mary C. Crowley, Frances A. Humphrey and others. Boston: D. Lothrop Company. Copyright 1892)
December 25, 2008
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
New acquisitions, unique documents, and visual and textual curiosities from the collections.