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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

First kiss this ten years!, or, The meeting of Britannia & Citizen Francois [graphic].

Britannia (Symbolic character) Caricatures and cartoons.
Author: Gillray, James, 1756-1815,
Description: "Britannia (right), fat, good-natured, and richly dressed, holding a fan, is kissed by a tall lean French military officer who bends forward, holding her below the shoulders. He is war-worn, his pigtail stands awkwardly erect and his hair straggles over his face, while the crown of his head is almost bald, as if plucked (cf. BMSat 10072). He wears jackboots ; his hat and sword lie on the ground beside him. She is almost spherical; her shield and trident, replacing the usual spear, lean against the wall behind her and out of sight. He says: "Madame, permittez me, to pay my profound esteem to your engaging person! & to seal on your divine Lips my everlasting attachment!!!" A cynical and sensual grin indicates the character of his advances. She smiles with coy complacency, saying, "Monsieur, you are truly a well-bred Gentleman! - & tho' you make me blush, yet, you Kiss so delicately, that I cannot refuse you; tho' I was sure you would Deceive me again!!!" Above their heads are oval bust portraits of Napoleon (left) and George III (right), the two men extending their arms as if to shake hands; the King scowls, Napoleon regards him with brooding suspicion. The frames are bordered by olive branches and palm-branches."--British Museum online catalogue.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Gillray v. 5
ISBN: 0618254080

Westward : seeing Canada from Canadian Pacific scenic domes.

Imprint: [Montréal? : Canadian Pacific Railway Co., 195-?]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc90 950we
ISBN: 0312141424

Half Tone Black / The Carter Printing Ink Co., Cleveland.

Printing ink.
Author: Carter Printing Ink Co.,
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2015 1056
ISBN: 9780756549916 (library binding)

Have you tried this one?

Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2015 999
ISBN: 9780756549916 (library binding)

May 21, 2015

Brand book of the counties of Madison, Beaverhead, Jefferson, Silver Bow, State of Montana.

Livestock brands Montana Madison County.
Imprint: [Montana] : [Ruby Valley Stock Association], 1953.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc43 953br
ISBN: 9780979562983

Lectures to female teachers on school-keeping / By S.R. Hall.

Author: Hall, S. R. (Samuel Read), 1795-1877.
Imprint: Boston : Richardson, Lord & Holbrook, 1832.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2015 1037
ISBN: 9781938086069 (hardcover : acid-free paper)

United action towards a true democracy and for a national policy of progress and peace / report by Waldeck Rochet ; Unity for democracy, for socialism, closing speech by Maurice Thorez ; Paris, Mutualité's Hall, May 14-17, 1964.

Communism France Congresses.
Author: Parti communiste français. Congrès national (17th, : Paris), 1964.
Imprint: [Paris? : Parti communiste français?, 1964?] S.P.E.C., [1964])
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2015 1051
ISBN: 0312141424

Coast mappers / Taylor Morrison.

Cartography Pacific Coast (U.S.) History 19th century.
Author: Morrison, Taylor,
Description: Chronicles the difficulties encountered by George Davidson and others as they attempted to create nautical charts to complete the U.S. Coast Survey of the West Coast in the mid-nineteenth century.
Imprint: New York : Houghton Mifflin, ©2004.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc70 +2004mo
ISBN: 0618254080

Libraries of Cambridge.

Libraries England Cambridge.
Author: Bennett, Melba Berry,
Imprint: Palm Springs, Calif., Priv. Print. by the Welwood Murray Memorial Library, 1967.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Za B4394 967L
ISBN: 9781938086069 (hardcover : acid-free paper)

Wondrous cold : an Antarctic journey / Joan Myers.

Author: Myers, Joan, 1944-
Description: For centuries Antarctica has captured the imagination of explorers, scientists, and armchair travelers. Its starkly beautiful landscape, extraordinary wildlife, and harsh climate only begin to suggest the wonders of the world's least understood continent. Intrigued by a part of the planet vividly described in the journals of explorers Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Henry Shackleton, award-winning photographer Joan Myers set out to see for herself why people are drawn to such an inhospitable and uncompromising place. Over the course of several trips, Myers traversed the continent by foot, plane, helicopter, snowmobile, and Coast Guard icebreaker. Working in below-freezing temperatures, braving blizzards and wind chills as low as -84°F, she captured entrancing panoramas of Antarctica's beauty and vast scale, teeming penguin rookeries and docile seals, and the ghostly abandoned huts of early explorers. From her temporary base at McMurdo Station, Antarctica's primary research facility, she documented the daily lives of the scientists and support staff who work in this extreme environment. Wondrous Cold features more than 180 of Myers' captivating color and black-and-white photographs. Her engaging journal entries describe the physical challenges of taking photographs in a place where a tripod freezes solid in five minutes as well as the research, rhythms, and rituals of life on the Ice.
Imprint: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service ; New York : Smithsonian Books, ©2006.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc95 M99 W8 +2006
ISBN: 1588342387


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