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Newly Cataloged Acquisitions

The Library's catalog, Orbis, provides access to collections material across the Yale University Library.  Below is a list of recently cataloged Beinecke Library acquisitions that are now available in the catalog.

May 22, 2015

National parachute, or, John Bull conducted to plenty & emancipation [graphic].

John Bull (Symbolic character) Caricatures and cartoons.
Author: Gillray, James, 1756-1815,
Description: "Pitt stands beside John Bull in a basket, inscribed 'Sinking Fund', which is attached to an elaborate pagoda-like parachute. On the apex of the parachute is a solid ball or weight inscribed. 'Million pr Annum at Interest & Compd I[nterest]'. From this floats upwards into the clouds a tattered ribbon inscribed 'National Debt', by which the parachute was attached to the base of the balloon. The umbrella of the parachute is covered with the words 'Compd Interest \ Interest', many times repeated. The ropes which attach it to the basket are encircled by a 'Hoop of National Security'. John Bull looks down grinning and cheering, waving his hat. Pitt's right hand is on his shoulder, his left points out the earth beneath: the tiny British isles in a curving ocean near the edge of the globe. Over Great Britain, inscribed 'Land of Emancipation', flies a large Union flag. Unless the parachute drifts to the right, it will fall into the sea."--British Museum online catalogue.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Gillray v. 5
ISBN: 9781910010020

Brief account of the Safety Committee of 1877; being an extract from the Chronicles of the builders of the commonwealth, vol. I, as embraced in the biography of Wm. T. Coleman, by Hubert Howe Bancroft.

Chinese California.
Author: Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918.
Imprint: [San Francisco], [between 1891 and 1899?]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc72 891bgb
ISBN: 9780979562983

Oahe Reservoir : archeology, geology, history / [prepared by the Missouri Basin Project of the Smithsonian Institution in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. National Park Service ; Warren W. Caldwell, G. Hubert Smith].

Excavations (Archaeology) South Dakota.
Author: Smithsonian Institution. Missouri Basin Project.
Imprint: Omaha : The Project, 1963.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc35 963sm
ISBN: 9781935662389

Chinatown, San Francisco.

Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc72 940ci
ISBN: 9780979562983

Clear Lake cook book.

Cooking, American.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc35 899cL
ISBN: 9780979562983

This here is Montana / Edmund Christopherson ; cover by De Lynn Colvert ; illustrations by Elwood Averill.

Author: Christopherson, Edmund.
Edition: 1st ed.
Imprint: [Missoula, Mont.?] : [publisher not identified], [©1961]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc43 961ch
ISBN: 0618127372

Escape from the gallows / by Felix Kohn.

Socialism Poland.
Author: Kon, F. I︠A︡. (Feliks I︠A︡kovlevich), 1864-1941.
Imprint: New York : Workers Library Publishers, [1930?]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2015 1058
ISBN: 0950421405 (sd)

To the U.S. Navy, 12 humoristic post-cards.

Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2015 998
ISBN: 1406301582

Exhibit at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition : San Francisco, Cal., 1915.

Baldwin locomotives Exhibitions.
Author: Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)
Imprint: Philadelphia, PA. : Baldwin Locomotive Works, [1915?]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc72 915pa 45
ISBN: 0950421405 (sd)

Tommy Trip's museum of the quadruped race.

Birds Juvenile literature.
Imprint: Baltimore : Published by F. Lucas Jr., No. 138 Market Street ; Philadelphia : Ash & Mason, No. 139 Chesnut Street, [1825?]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2015 997
ISBN: 1406301582

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