Pages from "English for All, Fortnightly for Germans", a publication issued to German prisoners of war in England, intended to teach language skills, 1946 - 1948.
November 15, 2012
UNION FRANÇAISE DES INDUSTRIES EXPORTATRICES. l’Elegance Francaise. Paris Ateliers d’Impressions et de Cartonnages d’Art, .
October 3, 2011
A souvenir album, enhanced by printed slips, photographs, and seating charts, of R. Grugeon's service with the Postal Censorship Office in the United Kingdom during World War I.
September 30, 2010
"Plan for the improvement of the art of paper war" from: The American museum; or, Universal magazine, 1787 May.
June 17, 2010
A curious addition to the Beinecke Library's collection: This miniature booklet displays a cover title declaring it to be a "thumb dictionary" of French and German terms. The inside cover betrays its true role, since that is distributed by the "Parti Socialiste Clandestin". Instead of translated words and phrases, this book is full of instructions for members of the French Resistance on how to sabotage German machinery, manufacturing plants, trains, and automobiles.
April 20, 2010
An artist's book/kit/agit-prop piece against the Vietnam War. Mess kit by William Ogue Mustill (San Francisco : Nova Broadcast) 1971.
August 10, 2009