Modern General Collection
A dream dictionary too good not to post in its entirety. The Universal Dreamer, Or, Dreams Realized: Being the Truest Guide to the Interpretation of Dreams Ever Published. London: R. Walwyn, ca. 1837 - 1845.
December 14, 2012
A late 18th century guide to astronomy listing the most recent observations. Included in the list of known planets is a then-recent discovery, a planet named "Hershel" - what is today known as Uranus. Discovered in 1781 by the German polymath, Sir Frederick William Herschel, the planet was first known as "The Georgian Star", for Britain's King George III. Due to the King's lack of popularity in France, that country used the name "Hershel".
September 4, 2012
#22 YALE Yale Special. Planned, edited & designed by graphic design department, Yale School of Art. PARTICIPANTS & CONTRIBUTORS include Beinecke curators Kevin Repp and Timothy Young.
June 1, 2012
New from the University of Iowa Press: The American H. D., by Annette Debo
May 10, 2012
Publication Studio comes to the Elm City to redefine the social life of the book. A One-week Residency in the Coop Center for Creativity November 14 – 19, 2011
November 15, 2011
A souvenir from the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris, an attraction that allowed visitors to view the moon through a giant telescope. The imagery for the attraction may be related to the Georges Méliès 1898 film "La Lune à un mètre" (or "The Astronomer's Dream")
November 8, 2011