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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.

August 25, 2015

Rock climbing desert rock IV : the Colorado Plateau backcountry, Utah / Eric Bjørnstad.

Rock climbing Utah Guidebooks.
Author: Bjørnstad, Eric,
Edition: 1st ed.
Imprint: Helena, Mont. : Falcon, ©2003.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zab W6758 Zz2003Bj
ISBN: 0762711450

Getaway guide to the John Muir Trail / Guy T. Saperstein.

Hiking California John Muir Trail Guidebooks.
Author: Saperstein, Guy T.,
Edition: 1st ed.
Imprint: Berkeley, CA : RDR Books, ©2005.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zab W6758 Zz2005S
ISBN: 1571430989 (pbk.)

Sacred earth : writers on nature & spirit / edited by Jason Gardner ; foreword by David Brower.

Description: This collection comes from some of the great works of contemporary American nature writing, celebrating the earth and exploring our spiritual relationship with nature. Contributors include: Edward Abbey, David Abram, Diane Ackerman, Rick Bass, Wendell Berry, Rachel Carson, John Daniel, Annie Dillard, Gretel Ehrlich, Loren Eiseley, Louise Erdrich, Matthew Fox, John Haines, Joan Halifax, Jim Harrison, Linda Hogan, Sue Hubbell, Aldo Leopold, Barry Lopez, Peter Matthiessen, Bill McKibben, Thomas Merton, Richard Nelson, John Nichols, David Quammen, Chet Raymo, Gary Snyder, Wallace Stegner, Jack Turner, Terry Tempest Williams, Edward O. Wilson, and others.
Imprint: Novato, Calif. : New World Library ; [Emeryville, CA] : Distributed to the Book trade by Publishers Group West, ©1998.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Za1 998 Sa149
ISBN: 1577310683

Girl who wanted a song / Steve Sanfield ; illustrated by Stephen T. Johnson.

Canada goose Fiction.
Author: Sanfield, Steve,
Description: Marici, a lonely orphan, discovers that she has a song to sing when she encounters and befriends a stray Canada goose.
Edition: 1st ed.
Imprint: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, ©1996.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zab Sa5753 +996G
ISBN: 0152009698

Smile of a dolphin : remarkable accounts of animal emotions / edited by Marc Bekoff ; foreword by Stephen Jay Gould.

Emotions in animals.
Author: Bekoff, Marc,
Description: Looks at the complex emotional lives of animals, presenting firsthand accounts by leading animal behavior researchers that offer a compelling argument that humans are not the only creatures to experience emotion.
Imprint: New York : Discovery Books, c 2000.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zab W6758 +Zz2000B
ISBN: 156331925X

Golden bowl / by Henry James.

Author: James, Henry, 1843-1916.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Supino James 418
ISBN: 9781609100575

Socratic discourses / by Plato and Xenophon.

Philosophy, Ancient.
Author: Plato.
Imprint: London : J.M. Dent & Sons; New York : E.P. Dutton & Co., [1910]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2015 1470
ISBN: 0961834803

Hieronymus Bosch / Gary Schwartz.

Painters Netherlands Biography Juvenile literature.
Author: Schwartz, Gary, 1940-
Description: Discusses the life of the Dutch artist and explores his complex works.
Imprint: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1997.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zab W6758 +Zz997S
ISBN: 0810931389

Spokes / Paul Auster.

Author: Auster, Paul, 1947-
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Drenttel Auster 160 119:6
ISBN: 0375707220

History of England from the accession of James II / by Thomas Babington Macaulay.

Author: Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron, 1800-1859.
Imprint: London : Dent ; New York : Dutton, [1906]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2015 1461
ISBN: 0965269523


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