General Modern Collection

A plate from The magic lantern; or, Les ombres patriotiques... London: Printed for J. Owen, No.168, Picadilly, opposite Bond-street, 1794.
December 14, 2009
An assortment of tickets in Beinecke Library collections. A 1000 mile ticket on the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe Railway Company, 1901: An airplane ticket for Alfred Stieglitz, 1929:
December 7, 2009
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November 19, 2009
The first issue of Icteric, an arts magazine published in 1967-68 by David and Stuart Wise, who would go on to form the King Mob.
October 15, 2009


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