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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.

November 26, 2014

Little Pete's adventure / by Thornton W. Burgess; illustrated by Harrison Cady.

Rabbits Juvenile fiction.
Author: Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo), 1874-1965.
Imprint: Springfield, Mass. : McLoughlin brothers, c1941.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Shirley 8783

The Edge of Sadness, 1961 / by Edwin O'Connor.

American literature 20th century.
Author: O'Connor, Edwin.
Description: Typescript carbon of The Edge of Sadness by Edwin O'Connor.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Manuscript Unit
ISBN: 0914960377 (pbk.)

The Land of the Fire, 1883.

American literature 19th century.
Author: Reid, Mayne, 1818-1883.
Description: Autograph manuscript of the novel The Land of the Fire, undated, in the hand of an amanuensis. Corrections are in the hand of Mayne Reid. Bound with accompanying autograph manuscript of suggestions, by Reid, of how to illustrate the work; a receipt from the Century Company for publication rights, dated 1883 November 8, signed by Elizabeth Reid; an autograph manuscript synopsis of the work in the hand of a publisher's reader; and a printed version of the work's first installment in St. Nicholas Magazine. Also accompanying the volume is an undated typescript entiteld "Excursion by Sir William Hamilton from the Island of Iscia, to the neighboring island of St. Stephano and which is very near to the Island of Ventatiene and to which this excursion extended, R. F. G."
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Manuscript Unit; BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): GEN MSS Vol 647
ISBN: 0914960377 (pbk.)

Council of National Defense correspondence,

Military readiness.
Author: Council of National Defense (Washington, D.C.)
Description: Contains 127 typescript letters, signed, from various government and state officials addressed directly to the Council of National Defense Section on Cooperation between the States or referred to it by other departments, dealing entirely with routine business of state organizations undertaken in connection with the Council's work. The letters are dated 1917 March to August. Included among the correspondents are Ida M. Tarbell, Herbert Hoover, Robert Lansing, Newton D. Baker, J. M. Daniels, and Walter Lippmann.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Manuscript Unit
ISBN: 0465015174 (alk. paper)

Paperback photoplay editions : from eleven different publishers : Berkley, Billy Jack Enterprises, College of St. Thomas, Dell, Gerard & Co., Grove, Hamlyn, Harlequin, Harper & Row, HarperCollins, and Brown, Watson, Ltd.

Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Wolff Photoplay +28
ISBN: 0875882897

John Baker Holroyd, 1st Earl of Sheffield collection,

English literature 18th century.
Author: Sheffield, John Holroyd, Earl of, 1735-1821.
Description: Contains original manuscripts, transcripts, and notes used by John Baker Holroyd, 1st Earl of Sheffield for his edition of The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, published in two volumes in 1796. The manuscripts are described in a typewritten catalog filed with the collection. The collection also includes papers originally in the possession of Dorothea (Patton) Gibbon and turned over by her to Lord Sheffield, Edward Gibbon's executor and editor. The collection regards the personal lives of the Gibbon and Patton families and includes drafts of letters from Dorothea Gibbon to her stepson, a historian. A description of the papers, created by the firm of Birrell and Garnett, is filed with them.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Manuscript Unit
ISBN: 0394580206

November 25, 2014

Paperback photoplay editions : from Pyramid Books, Scholastic Books, Puffin Books, G.P. Putnam's Sons, and Saalfied Publishing Company.

Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Wolff Photoplay +27
ISBN: 0875882897

1616 : saw the death of W.S. & M. de C.

Spanish poetry Periodicals.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Gallup Eliot D591a

Draft notation / Jen Bervin.

Artists' books.
Author: Bervin, Jen,
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zac B4633 D783 +2014

Moby Duck : the immortal classic / by Melvin Hornbill.

Jigsaw puzzles Specimens.
Description: A giant yellow bathtub duck substitutes for the whale in this comic puzzle that mimics a cover illustration for Melville's classic novel, with a blurb on the box further parodying the work.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Za M497 H970M
ISBN: 0394580206

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