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Stamped with the arms of Graf Hans Günther von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen (1532-1586)

Arms surrounded with inscription: HANS GUNTTER • DER • VIER • GRAFFEN • DES • REICHS • GRAFFE • ZU SCHWARCZBURG • HERRE • ZU • ARNSTADT • SUNDERSHAUS • UND LEUCH ❧ Edges gauffered and gilt. Clasps.

Marcas de Fuego ❧ Convento de San Cosme y San Damián de Puebla (Mexico)

According to the Catálogo Colectivo de Marcas de Fuego, these are “marcas de fuego” of the Convento de San Cosme y San Damián de Puebla (Mexico; Mercidarian Order) See and

Constanter 1658

“Constanter 1658″ the ex libris of Constantine Huygens (1596-1687) on the title page of Willem Piso, De Indiae utriusque re naturali et medica, libri quatuordecim (Amsterdam: L. and D. Elzevir, 1658) Call number (Ex) 8607.723q.

Sir Frank Kermode Papers

The Princeton University Library has recently acquired 19 boxes of manuscripts, correspondence, audiovisual materials, and ephemera of Sir Frank Kermode (1919–2010), one of the most distinguished literary critics of the 20th century.

IMLS Archival Fellow: Brenda Tindal

Brenda Tindal is one of nine archival fellows chosen from a very competitive applicant pool to participate in Increasing African American Diversity in Archives: The HistoryMakers’ Fellowship, Mentoring, Training and Placement Institute, described by Harvard University Pro

Meet Mudd’s Jimmy Lu

Name: Jimmy Lu ’13 Major: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Title/Duties: Special Collections Student Assistant. I copy and scan documents to fulfill patron orders. I deliver files to offices that are too valuable to be sent via campus mail.

To all lovers of angling

To all lovers of angling: Gregory, fishing-tackle maker, at the Dial and Fish, opposite St. Clement’s Church in the Strand, London, makes and sells all sorts of multiplying and stop wheels [London?

Girl who reads sensation story papers

Title: The girl who reads sensation story papers : [broadside sheet] Published/Created: [s.l., circa 1891] Description: 1 sheet : ill. ; 37 x 23 cm. Notes: First line: How charming the girl who endlessly glories.

Bookplate of Cha: Read of New Jersey, Esq.

Bookplate on front pastedown of Lilly, John, 18th cent. Modern entries: being a collection of select pleadings in the Courts of King’s Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer. Declarations, Pleas in Abatement and in the Bar, Replications, Rejoinders, etc.

Book and news pedlar, ca. 1644

Frontispiece to: [Masen, Jakob] Wolverdientes Capitel welches neulich die beyden weitbeschrienen Jesuiten. 1644. [(Ex) AP1 .F64q, item 303]

Tacketed parchment binding

Tacketed parchment binding. Italian, 16th century, covering the 1515 edition of Lascaris’s Grammar issued by Giunta in Florence. Call number (Ex)2512.564

Leary’s Bookstore, Philadelphia, ca. 1880

Leary’s bookstore stocked used and antiquarian books, illustration on rear pastedown of blankbook issued by the firm ca. 1880. Call number for blankbook: (MSS) C0938 (no. 62)

Daniel Russell (ca. 1642-1679) bequeaths a book to Thomas Shepard (1658-1685)

Inscription on front free end paper: ‘Tho: Shepard’s booke being part of the 10th legacy of my H[onore]d Friend Mr D[aniel] Russell who died of the small pox in Charlestown after his acceptance of a call to join with myself …

Walter Houk Collection of Ernest Hemingway

The Walter Houk Collection of Ernest Hemingway is now open and available to researchers. The Manuscripts Division recently received a gift of five boxes of manuscripts, correspondence, stenographer’s notebooks, photographs, and nautical charts from Walter Houk.