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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.

July 21, 2016

Colton's map of the states and territories west of the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean : showing the overland routes, projected rail road lines, &c.

Author: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.,
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): BrSides Elephant Folio Zc10 864gwb
ISBN: 9781934795712

Story of the Great Western Power Company and its electric generating and transmission system.

Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Ndy54 U2 +G80h 4
ISBN: 0971904774

Enigma of the origin of Portolan charts : a geodetic analysis of the hypothesis of a medieval origin / by Roel Nicolai.

Nautical charts History.
Author: Nicolai, Roel,
Description: The sudden appearance of portolan charts, realistic nautical charts of the Mediterranean and Black Sea, at the end of the thirteenth century is one of the most significant occurrences in the history of cartography. Using geodetic and statistical analysis techniques these charts are shown to be mosaics of partial charts that are considerably more accurate than has been assumed. Their accuracy exceeds medieval mapping capabilities. These sub-charts show a remarkably good agreement with the Mercator map projection. It is demonstrated that this map projection can only have been an intentional feature of the charts' construction. Through geodetic analysis the author eliminates the possibility that the charts are original products of a medieval Mediterranean nautical culture, which until now they have been widely believed to be.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE, Reference (Non-Circulating): GA359 E65 2016 (LC)
ISBN: 9789004282971

Studies from life; adapted from drawings by La Lyre. Foreword by Allan R. Freelon ...

Human figure in art.
Author: La Lire, Adolphe, 1850-
Imprint: Philadelphia, Pa., A.A. Lampl [1947]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Meriden Gravure 1345
ISBN: 0971904774

For sale 240 beautiful lots! in A.J. Hawhe's South Park subdivision ...

Real property Illinois Chicago Maps.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): BrSides Folio 2016 51
ISBN: 9789004282971

Wait & Bowens subdivision of that part of the W. 1/2 of N.E. 1/4 of Sec. 23, T. 38 N of R. 14 E. lying W. of R.R.

Real property Illinois Chicago Maps.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): BrSides Folio 2016 50
ISBN: 0971904774

General view of Tacoma, Wash.

Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc78 905ge
ISBN: 9789004282971

Washington land owners' bulletin : a farmers advertising journal.

Farms Washington (State) Periodicals.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc78 +W26
ISBN: 0971904774

Great Western Power Company first mortgage 5% gold bonds, due July 1, 1946.

Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Ndy54 U2 +G80h 2
ISBN: 9789004282971

Great Western Power Company to Central Trust Company of New York and James N. Wallace, trustees : first mortgage and deed of trust, dated July 1, 1906.

Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Ndy54 U2 +G80h 1
ISBN: 9789004282971

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