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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.

June 10, 2015

[Poetry postcards issued by Guillotine Press].

Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Za7 G945 1989P
ISBN: 0914778145

Apotheosis of the Corsican-phoenix [graphic] / Js. Gillray invt. & fect.

Author: Gillray, James, 1756-1815,
Description: "Napoleon's flaming nest is the terrestrial globe, resting on sheaves of bayoneted muskets laid on a flat-topped pinnacle inscribed 'Pyrenean Mountains'. Clouds and crags frame the design. The phoenix, with flaming wings, has the head of Napoleon, turned in profile to the left. He is terror-stricken; his blazing crown flies upwards from his head; his predatory claws are raised in horror; from one his sceptre falls, from the other the orb. He wears a high military collar; round his neck is a tricolour'Cordon d'Honor' fringed with daggers. On the globe is a map of countries surrounding the Mediterranean, the central spot being 'Corsica'. The burning countries are 'Portugal', 'Spain', 'France', 'Sicily' [south of Corsica], 'Germany', 'Italy', 'Turkey'. At the base of the globe is the north of 'Africa' with 'Morocco' and 'Algiers' [in flames]. Above the flames by which Napoleon is surrounded are heavy clouds; from above these emerges a dove holding an olive branch, its wings inscribed 'Peace on Earth'. It is irradiated, rays descending from behind the clouds."--British Museum online catalogue.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Gillray v. 6

Memorandum book presented by Chicago Galvanized Wire Fence Co. : Crandal & Kirkham, wholesale dealers, Chicago.

Wire fencing.
Description: Includes text extolling virtues of galvanized barbed wire interspersed with lined, blank memorandum pages.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc99 I3 881me
ISBN: 1617753173

Spanish-bull-fight, or, The Corsican-matador in danger [graphic] / Js. Gillray des. & fect.

Author: Gillray, James, 1756-1815,
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Gillray v. 6
ISBN: 0919680356

[Raw Dog post poems].

Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Za7 R198 1983R
ISBN: 0914778145

British Columbia, Canada, the centre of the Empire.

Natural resources British Columbia.
Author: British Columbia. Bureau of Provincial Information.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): F1087.5 Z9 1925 2 (LC)

Minnesota promotional materials including brochures, guides, and maps.

Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc31 +2011mi
ISBN: 9781590177709 (paperback)

Spanish-patriots attacking the French-banditti [graphic] : loyal Britons lending a lift / Js. Gillray invt. & fect.

Author: Gillray, James, 1756-1815,
Description: "A battle scene in a mountain valley. The Spanish forces are on the left, at the base of a precipitous mountain on which are guns firing at the opposite hill, up which French troops, tiny figures, are fleeing in confusion. In the foreground (l.) a monk is pushing a rammer down the mouth of a cannon, while two elaborately dressed and meretricious-looking Spanish ladies hold cannon-balls. One has a bloodstained dagger hanging from her waist. A Spaniard wearing a star is about to put a match to the touch-hole. On the r. a British grenadier, trim, plump, and whiskered composedly bayonets at one thrust two men at the head of a file of terrified and grotesque French soldiers. He tramples on a tricolour flag inscribed 'Invincible Legion'. In the centre nuns advance to the attack with raised daggers- th foremost is about to strike down a terrified French officer, whom she grasps by the hair. One holds up a crucifix. The Spanish forces in the middle distance advance at the base of the mountain, led by a fat monk on horseback blowing a trumpet. Behind him rides a bishop holding a sword and crosier. Other Spanish soldiers, advancing in close formation, have swords and spears. Their banners are (r. to left.) 'La Morte ou la Victoire'; 'Vive le Rot Ferdinand VII'; 'Sainte Vierge' with the Virgin, with a sword in her right. hand and the Child in her left. arm; 'Victoire Espagnol'; 'Vive la Libert[é]'. The troops on the mountain have a large cross and a banner: 'Libert[y] & Loyalt[y]'. The very numerous French soldiers, except for a grotesque group in the foreground (r.) advancing terrified against the single British soldier, are on a tiny scale, and are in headlong flight, uphill. On their banners are the words 'Vive le Roi Joseph' and 'Dupont'. In the foreground on the extreme left. are barrels of British Gunpowder, symbols, like the grenadier, of British aid (see BM Sat 11003, &c.). Clouds of smoke rise from the battle and float to the right."--British Museum online catalogue.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Gillray v. 6
ISBN: 0919680356

Catalogue : first public sale of short-horns by the Mercer County Breeders' Association, to be held at the fair grounds, Aledo, Illinois, on Thursday, May 21, 1885 : Col. J.W. Judy and Capt. C.C. Judy, auctioneers.

Shorthorn cattle Illinois Catalogs.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc99 I3 885ca

Montezuma Castle National Monument, Arizona / by Albert H. Schroeder and Homer F. Hastings.

Sinagua culture.
Author: Schroeder, Albert H.,
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc56 958scd
ISBN: 9781590177709 (paperback)


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