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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 23, 2016

Jewel house of art and nature: containing divers rare and profitable inventions, together with sundry new experiments in the art of husbandry. With divers chimical conclusions concerning the art of distillation, and the rare practises and uses the...

Industrial arts History Early works to 1800.
Author: Plat, Hugh, Sir, 1552-1608,
Imprint: London : printed by Bernard Alsop, and are to be sold at his house in Grubstreet, near the Upper Pump, 1653.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2016 964
ISBN: 9781937027810

[Capture of the petticoat] [graphic].

Author: Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827,
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Rowlandson v. 7
ISBN: 9781937027629 (pbk.)

Lewis Carroll book / Lewis Carroll ; illustrated by John Tenniel and Henry Holiday ; edited by Richard Herrick.

Author: Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898.
Imprint: New York : Dial Press, 1936, ©1931.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2016 960
ISBN: 9781937027698

Linda Vista Vineyards : Mission San Jose, Alameda Co., Cal. / C.C. McIver, proprietor.

Wine and wine making California.
Author: McIver, C. C.
Imprint: New York City : McIver & Lawton ..., c1894
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc72 +894mc
ISBN: 9781937027698

Map of Kansas / issued by the State Board of Railroad Commissioners.

Author: Boughton, J. S. (Joseph S.), 1839-
Edition: Corrected to December 31, 1888.
Imprint: Chicago, Ill. : Rand McNally & Co., ©1889.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc39 889bp
ISBN: 9781937027698

Monte Vista 1905.

Business enterprises Colorado Monte Vista.
Imprint: [Denver, Colo.] : [W.S. Keller Publishing], [1905]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc49 +905mp
ISBN: 9781937027698

Report of the directors at the second annual meeting of the Hampshire Charitable Society : at Whately, November 6th, 1816.

Author: Charitable Society, Instituted by the Central Association of Ministers in the County of Hampshire.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Amer Tracts 1817 C378
ISBN: 9781940696256

May 20, 2016

Letter to the Amazon / Marina Tsvetaeva ; translated from the French by A'Dora Phillips & Gaëlle Cogan ; introduction by Catherine Ciepiela.

Author: T︠S︡vetaeva, Marina, 1892-1941,
Description: Like many of Tsvetaeva's essays and poems, Letter to the Amazon is addressed to another writer, in this case Natalie Clifford Barney, a wealthy American expatriate in Paris. Though written in 1932, Tsvetaeva's letter was in response to what Barney said about lesbian relationships and motherhood in her 1920 Pensées d'une Amazone (Thoughts of an Amazon). Tsvetaeva uses her essay to emphasize what is to her mind a general truth of lesbian relationships--that they cannot endure because of a woman's innate desire for a child-- and to explore her agonized feelings about Sophia Parnok, the Russian poet with whom she fell in love in 1914, when Tsvetaeva was twenty-two and Parnok twenty-nine. A new introduction by scholar Catherine Ciepiela contextualizes the essay for contemporary audiences.
Edition: First edition.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zac C487 L569 2016
ISBN: 9781937027698

Mah yaller Daisy / words by Ralph M. Skinner ; music by Wm. Loraine.

Popular music To 1901.
Author: Loraine, William, 1869-
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): JWJ -V4 L884 M28
ISBN: 9781937027698

Narco-imaginary : essays under the influence / Ramsey Scott.

Author: Scott, Ramsey,
Edition: First edition.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zac Sco855 N165 2016
ISBN: 9781937027445

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