Rev. J.G. Wood’s Illustrated Natural History is Featured Book for February 2012 | Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections

King's hand-book of Boston. Moses King 1853-1909. Cambridge, Mass., M. King c1878. This “profusely illustrated” decorative book takes the reader through the Boston of 1878. Read more about it here: http://library2.binghamton.edu/news/specialcollections/2010/03/03/kings-hand-book-of-boston-is-featured-book-for-march-2010/

This will be good for my Home Ec book collection. Woman Weekend Book #1950 #illustration

A page from The Zodiac by Bret Rohmer. 1968. New York: Brownstone Press. This book of poetry is a limited first edition with 250 numbered copies. http://library2.binghamton.edu/news/specialcollections/2012/03/15/the-zodiac-is-the-march-book-of-the-month/

Embroidered satin book ,1640 Collection : The British Library

The first violin, a novel. Jessie Fothergill 1851-1891. New York, American publishers corporation 1894? Read more about it here: http://library2.binghamton.edu/news/specialcollections/2011/05/10/the-first-violin-is-featured-book-for-may-2011/

Vintage Book

‘A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds’ by Rev. F. O. Morris.

Up Front by Bill Mauldin, 1945 (D 745.2 .M34 1945, Rare Book Collection). Read more about this first edition copy of the American editorial cartoonist William Henry “Bill” Mauldin's book here: http://library2.binghamton.edu/news/specialcollections/2012/09/18/book-of-the-month-for-september-2012/

The Idyls of Strawberry Bank. Poems by Daniel Augustus Drown. This is a small book of Victorian poems, published in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and printed for the author in 1873. Read more at our blog: http://library2.binghamton.edu/news/specialcollections/2010/06/10/the-idyls-of-strawberry-banks-is-featured-book-for-june-2010/

animal book.

Embroidered Binding Bible: English Authorised (1655) University of Glasgow Library, Special Collections Sp Coll Euing Dk-i.15

Yoppy: the Autobiography of a Monkey by Mollie Lee Clifford. Illustrated Animal Autobiographical Series. Boston, New York : H. M. Caldwell Co. [1905]. Rare Book Collections, PS3505. L5 Y6. Read more about "Yoppy" in the Special Collections Blog! http://library2.binghamton.edu/news/specialcollections/2013/04/05/april-book-of-the-month/

History of a Six Weeks’ Tour Through a Part of France, Switzerland, Germany and Holland with Letters Descriptive of a Sail Round the Lake of Geneva, and of the Glaciers of Chamouni by Mary Shelley Wollstonecraft (1797-1851), London: T. Hookham, Jun. and C. and J. Ollier, 1817. Read more about this travel narrative here: http://library2.binghamton.edu/news/specialcollections/2012/08/02/history-of-a-six-weeks-tour-is-featured-book-for-august-2012/

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The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien. This book from our Hagan Collection is a collection of related stories about a platoon of American soldiers in the Vietnam War. While apparently based on some of O’Brien’s own experiences, the title page refers to the book as “a work of fiction.” Read more at our blog: http://library2.binghamton.edu/news/specialcollections/2010/05/07/the-things-they-carried-is-featured-book-for-may-2010/

Old Books

Orlando furioso by M. Lodovico Ariosto. Venetia : V. Valgrisio. 1560. [fore-edge] Read more about the Special Collections edition of this epic poem here: http://library2.binghamton.edu/news/specialcollections/2012/05/17/may-2012-book-of-the-month/

vintage books

Embroidered Binding (Back) Bible: English Authorised (1645) University of Glasgow Library, Special Collections Sp Coll Euing Dk-i.18

Embroidered Binding - Bible: English Authorised (1643) University of Glasgow Library, Special Collections Sp Coll Euing Dk-i.17