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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.

June 17, 2016

Mirrored spectrum : versions of Bidel / Robin Magowan.

Author: Magowan, Robin,
Edition: First edition.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zab M2755 2016M
ISBN: 9781929048441

New Athenian comedy : containing the politicks, oeconomicks, tacticks, crypticks, apocalypticks, stypticks, scepticks, pneumaticks, theologicks, poeticks, mathematicks, sophisticks, pragmaticks, dogmaticks, &c. of that most learned society.

Author: Settle, Elkanah, 1648-1724,
Imprint: London : Printed for Campanella Restio, next door to the Apollo, near the Temple, 1693.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2016 998
ISBN: 9781929048441

Noted negro women : their triumphs and activities / by M.A. Majors ...

African Americans.
Author: Majors, Monroe A. (Monroe Alphus), 1864-
Imprint: Chicago : Donohue & Henneberry, printers, binders and engravers, [c1893]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): JWJ Zan M2895 893N
ISBN: 9781929048441

Varieties of Spanish marbling : a handbook of practical instruction with twelve original marbled samples / by Iris Nevins.

Marbling (Bookbinding)
Author: Nevins, Iris,
Imprint: [Newtown, Pa.] : Bird & Bull Press ; [Sussex, N.J.] : I. Nevins, 1991.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2016 996
ISBN: 9781929048441

[Portrait of Joseph Addison].

Artists Great Britain.
Author: Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723.
Description: A portrait of the English author Joseph Addison by Sir Godfrey Kneller. The painting is oil on canvasn and Addison is depicted in a three-quarter view standing at a table with his proper left hand resting on the table and his right hand raised to his waist. It is signed at lower left: "G. Kneller/1716" and inscribed at lower right, on the face of a folded sheet of paper on the table: "To/the Honorable Joseph Addison Esq." The portrait is in an unusual example of a polychrome Clarendon-type frame made several decades earlier than the painting.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): OSB MSS 192 (Art)
ISBN: 094856010X

June 16, 2016

Collection of book jackets / collected by Donald Gallup.

Description: These book jackets were collected by Donald Gallup when he was Curator of the American Literature Collection, which was originally in Stirling Library but was moved to the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library in 1963.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2016 Folio 81

Billiards [graphic] / H. Bunbury Esqr. delin. ; T. Rowlandson sculp.

Author: Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827,
Description: "A game of billiards is being played on a table, one corner of which only is visible, so curiously elongated that it gives the impression of a triangular table. The two players stand by the corner of the table, the one who is about to make a stroke appears from his leanness, frogged coat, and long pigtail queue to be a Frenchman; he leans over the table in profile to the left, wearing pince-nez. His opponent watches him, standing on top-toe, his cue held over his left shoulder, his face screwed up in anxiety; he wears a bag-wig. A number of spectators look on with expressions of amusement or concern: on the right two men stand together grinning; on the left a man watches open-mouthed; behind the table a man watches with an expression of alarm, another takes cover behind him with a grin; a small boy stands beside them. In the foreground are two dogs, one, a greyhound, stands between the player's legs. On the wall behind the table is a rack of cues and two clock-faced scoring boards both pointing to the figure X. On the right is a door, on the left a small casement window. Pictures and prints decorate the wall (left to right): a print of Wilkes (bust) with two caps of liberty; a print of a nymph and satyr; a print of a man seated, three quarter length; a print of a man and woman whole-length; two framed landscapes."--British Museum online catalogue description of alternate state.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Rowlandson v. 8

Country club [graphic] / H. Bunbury Esqr. delin. ; T. Rowlandson sculp.

Author: Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827,
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Rowlandson v. 8

Gamblers' tricks with cards, exposed and explained / by J.H. Green.

Cardsharping.
Author: Green, J. H. (Jonathan Harrington), 1812-
Imprint: New York : Dick & Fitzgerald, [1868?]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2016 994

Lone Star State / compiled by A.P. Buchanan, principal.

Author: Buchanan, A. P.,
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc52 930bu

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