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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.

September 22, 2016

Shakspeare : a critical study of his mind and art / by Edward Dowden.

Author: Dowden, Edward, 1843-1913,
Imprint: New York : Capricorn Books, 1962.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating) Technical Services in process: Tanselle Z44 0034
ISBN: 9780996778626

Diary of a cattle drive in 1876, 1876-1878.

Cattle trade West (U.S.)
Author: Jackson, William Emsley, 1858-1945.
Description: Autograph manuscript diary documenting William Emsley Jackson's work on a cattle drive from La Grande, Oregon to Cheyenne, Wyoming. Jackson describes traveling from La Grande across the Cascade Range; encountering Native Americans, including Shoshoni ("Snake") Indians; and arriving in Cheyenne. The diary also includes Jackson's description of a meteor shower in Plymouth, Illinois, 1876 December 21; a poem; and a diary entry on Jackson's twentieth birthday, 1878 September 22. Accompanied by a printed version of the diary titled William Emsley Jackson's Diary of a Cattle Drive, edited by J. Orin Oliphant ([United States] : [publisher not identified], 1949).
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating) Technical Services in process: WA MSS S-3196
ISBN: 097594391X

Some of the most material errors and omissions in the late printed tryals of the Romish priests at the Old-Baily, Jan. 17. 1679.

Popish Plot, 1678.
Imprint: [London : s.n., 1680]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Brit Tracts 1680 +So45
ISBN: 9780996778626

Dissecting room [graphic] : from the original by Rowlandson in the possession of William Tiffin Iliff, Esqre. / T.C. Wilson lith.

Author: Wilson, T. C. active 1837-1841,
Description: "A realistic study, touched with satire. Two bodies are being dissected. Two men (seated) are at work on the body which forms the centre of the design. Behind the trestle-table the lecturer, wearing dark spectacles, stands, pointing down; round him are grouped students who listen and watch. On the right a man sits with his back to the room, dissecting. An elderly surgeon stands over him chapeau-bras, inspecting the work through an eyeglass. In the foreground (left) a body lying half in a box is being disembowelled by an elderly man who kneels on the ground. He and the anatomists wear aprons and oversleeves. The room has a slightly sloping roof, with a skylight running along its left side. On the right wall in the foreground hangtwo skeletons; in the background (right) a third stands in profile to the left, as if grinning at the scene. The skeleton of a dog (?) hangs from the roof. A bust on a bracket (right) looks down cynically. Two posters are on the right wall: 'Rules to be observed by those Gentlemen who Dissect in -' and 'Prices for Bodys Male Subject - Female Do - Infant -'."--British Museum online catalogue.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Rowlandson v. 14
ISSN: 1089-4713

Double humbug, or, The devils imp praying for peace [graphic] / Rowlandson del.

John Bull (Symbolic character) Caricatures and cartoons.
Author: Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827,
Description: "A design in two compartments, separated by a vertical line. [1] Napoleon stands on the dais in front of a chair of state addressing rows of (burlesqued) Senators and Deputies, who listen with hostility and scepticism; some close their eyes, two take snuff. The Devil, a winged monster, clutches the back of Napoleon's chair, and leans towards him like a gargoyle-bird of prey, inspiring the speech. The dais is supported on crowns of varying patterns. The Emperor is in profile to the left, extending both arms in a propitiatory gesture; he wears plain military uniform with boots. His words are in a large label across the design ... This label hides the upper part of two pictures on the wall: a battle-piece (left), and (above Napoleon's head) '20 Flags Presented to the Empress': tiny obsequious figures present the flags, see British Museum Satires No. 12111, &c. [2] Napoleon, in profile to the right, kneels abjectly before the Allies, presenting to them a collection of crowns, including the Pope's tiara, and a sheaf of flags; these are on the ground with his cocked hat and sword; he keeps one crown tucked under his right arm. The Allies stand menacingly on the right. They are (left to right): John Bull, a fat 'cit' pugnaciously clenching his fists; a morose-looking Spaniard; a Cossack, his right hand on his sabre; an (?) Austrian officer, his sword in his left hand, and on the extreme right a Dutchman in bulky breeches, with a long pipe in his mouth. Other heads are indicated behind. Napoleon's words are in a large label ... Behind Napoleon is Talleyrand supported on a crutch; he leans forward obsequiously, saying, "What my Master has said is true So help me G--d Amen"."--British Museum online catalogue.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Rowlandson v. 13
ISSN: 1089-4713

True narrative of the procedings at the Sessions-House in the Old-Bayly : or the trial and condemnation of six notorious Popish priests & Jesuites, for high-treason, viz. William Russel, alias Napper, James Corker, Lionel Anderson, alias Munson, C...

Trials England London Early works to 1800.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Brit Tracts 1679 +T77
ISBN: 0912824255

Death and Bonaparte [graphic] / T. Rowlandson delt.

Description: "A skeleton, Death (left), seated on a cannon, his elbows on his knees, faces Napoleon, not caricatured, in a similar attitude on a drum. The 'two Kings' gaze fixedly at each other, Death menacing, Napoleon as if trying to read a terrifying riddle. Death's left foot rests on a cannon-ball, the right on the broken shaft of an eagle. Behind is a symbolical representation of the battle. The Allies advance from the left in regular formation with bayonets levelled at fleeing French soldiers. Four flags, with the eagles of Russia, Prussia, and Austria, and the Swedish cross, are held up by standard-bearers in the third rank: they recede in perspective from left to right. On the left wing are two hussars, riding down the fugitives. The main French army is streaming in wild confusion up and over a hill, diminishing in perspective. Other soldiers, pursued by hussars, flee down a hill behind Napoleon (right). Bodies of Frenchmen lie on the ground."--British Museum online catalogue, description of an earlier state.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Rowlandson v. 13
ISSN: 1089-4713

Drunken head [graphic] / Woodaward del. ; Rowlandson scul.

Author: Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827,
Description: "Bust directed to the left, of a coarse-featured, roughly dressed man, laughing with lowered eyelids."--British Museum online catalogue.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Rowlandson v. 9
ISSN: 1089-4713

Tryals of Haagen Swendsen, Sarah Baynton, [braces] John Hartwell and John Spurr : for feloniously stealing Mrs Pleasant Rawlins, a virgin and heiress of a considerable fortune : with an intent to cause and procure the said Pleasant Rawlins against...

Trials (Abduction) England London.
Author: Swendsen, Haagen, -1702,
Imprint: London : Printed for Isaac Cleave next Serjeants Inn in Chancery-Lane, 1703.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Brit Tracts 1703 +Sw42
ISBN: 0912824255

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / by Samuel Langhorne Clemens.

American fiction 19th century.
Author: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910,
Edition: A facsimile of the 1st ed., with an introduction and bibliography prepared by Hamlin Hill.
Imprint: San Francisco : Chandler Publishing Company, [1962], c1962.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating) Technical Services in process: Tanselle Z44 0039

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