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Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

A dream dictionary too good not to post in its entirety. The Universal Dreamer, Or, Dreams Realized: Being the Truest Guide to the Interpretation of Dreams Ever Published. London: R. Walwyn, ca. 1837 - 1845.
December 14, 2012
The Cross Boy Reformed (ALbany: G. J. Loomis & Co., 1822) in its entirety.
December 10, 2012
On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson by William Souder
December 1, 2012
SAUL STEINBERG: A Biography By Deirdre Bair SAUL STEINBERG: A Biography By Deirdre Bair, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, ISBN-13: 9780385524483
December 1, 2012
Old Friends in a New Dress; or, Familiar Fables in Verse (New Haven, CT and Charleston, S.C. : Sidney's Press, 1823) A versified retelling of moral stories, two of which are shown here in full. This copy bound with a lovely remnant of wallpaper.
November 26, 2012
Pages from "English for All, Fortnightly for Germans", a publication issued to German prisoners of war in England, intended to teach language skills, 1946 - 1948.
November 15, 2012
All We Know: Three Lives by Lisa Cohen, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux Esther Murphy was a brilliant New York intellectual who dazzled friends and strangers with an unstoppable flow of conversation. But she never finished the books she was contracted to write—a painful failure and yet a kind of achievement.
November 10, 2012

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