Tag: Penn Rare
Watery Grave of the Week: The Dangers of Balloon Travelling
“The Dangers of Balloon Travelling–Terrible Position of Three Gentlemen in a Swamp Near Paris” Call Number: AC85 C5915 L870f Days’ Doings, November 4, 1870, page 4.
Some Things Never Change: The Excessive Drinking of Wine
De nimia vini potatione (The excessive drinking of wine) Found in: De conseruanda bona ualetudine, opusculum Scholae Salernitanae, ad Regem Angliae, Germanicis rhytmis illustratum / cum Arnoldi Nouicomensis … enarrationibus utilissimis, nouissimè recognitis & auctis, per Ioannem Curionem. Item, De ratione uictus salutaris post incisam uenam, epigramma Anastasij ad Armatum. Victus & cultus ratio, exposita…
Conundrum of the Week: Unidentified Inscription
Can you help us identify this inscription? Thus far, we have identified that it is a monogram with letters C, S and B. If yes, please comment! Call Number: IC55 C2826 556u
Watery Grave of the Week: The Horrors of Water
“Horrors of Water– …” Call Number: AB85 C15 L870p The Days’ Doings, November 5, 1870, p. 12.
R is for Rare Book Cataloging
ot all the books in the Culture Class Collection have decorations, but the ones that do are an absolute pleasure to page through. In the archives world (my area of expertise), although goosebumps still rise on my arms when I see a letter from a founding father, I am now able to suppress the squeals…
Watery Grave of the Week: The Timely Rescue
From Emerson Bennett’s Dollar Monthly Call Number: RBC AP85 Em356 860b