Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Welcome to Biblio-Connecting Jan 2018


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ANNOUNCEMENTS OF EXHIBITS, SYMPOSIUMS,
AND OTHER BOOK-RELATED EVENTS


Florida Bibliophile Society meeting Jan 21, 2018
1:30 pm at Seminole Community Library
9200 113th St. N. Seminole, Fl. 33772
Since “the death of the book” was proclaimed in the late 1990s, print publishing has exploded. Traditional books have been joined by new content and new formats: pop-up books and coloring books have moved into the adult category; comic books have expanded into graphic novels that are regularly reviewed in the New York Times and other serious venues; and artist’s books, once rarely seen, have now become a standard part of many publisher’s catalogs. Charles Brown, FBS vice president and newsletter editor, and an exhibited book artist himself, will discuss the book as a medium for art, both in unique productions and in the increasingly popular and critically important area of graphic novels.


FBS Member Ben Wiley is a Movie Reviewer 
Here are the Best and Worst Films He's Seen in 2017





I'll be the book appraiser. come see me!



New York City and the Grolier Club



Amy's Book Hunt. Chicago Only, For Now



BLOG PICK OF THE MONTH


I came across my blog pick of the month while cataloguing the library of the American lexicographer Joseph E. Worcester on Library Thing. Whenever possible, I like to include a photo of the title page. I found one for A New Dictionary of all the Cant and Flash Languages... on Reid Copping's blog, The Dastardly Dialect, and was impressed with the information on his blog.


The Dastardly Dialect




FOUND ON THE WEB



Peter Taylor's Website on John Walker's Dictionary


16 Hilarious Library Signs




Literary Journalism





A Calendar Page at the BL




Holy Book Savers!



MY RECENT BLOG POSTS


My Sentimental Library

The Bewicks and Their Bookplates: 
 Number Six of the Twelve Blog Posts for Christmas


Contemplations of Moibibliomaniac

The Book Hunters of Katpadi by Pradeep Sebastian 

My Best and Worst Posts of 2017

TrumpeterVille by Dean Gessie 


Cursory Remarks About Politics

A List of Donald Trump's Accomplishments in 2017 
That Have Helped the Middle Class



RECENT ACQUISITIONS


The Second Chapter From the Gospel According to Saint Matthew,  One hundred copies printed and hand illuminated by Valenti Angelo [New York: Golden Cross Press, 1936]  A gift from Lee Harrer

Uncle Sam:  In the Eyes of His Family by John Erskine, Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1930 (Harry B. Smith's copy with his bookplate, No. 101 of 356 copies printed)

American Inventions and Inventors by Arthur May Mowrey, Boston: Burdett and Co. circa 1900

The Spirit of Christmas by Henry Van Dyke, New York: Scribner, 1909

Proud to Be: My Life, The Air Force, The Controversy by Kelly Flinn, New York: Random House, 1997 (1st Female B-52 Pilot)

Report From Ground Zero: The Story of the Rescue Efforts at the World Trade Center by Dennis Smith, New York: Viking 2002

Sometime Lofty Towers: a Photographic Memorial of the World Trade Center by Robert Hutchinson, El Segundo: BrownTrout Publishers, 2001

Air War by Edward Jablonski, Garden City: Doubleday, 1971 ( two-volume book club edition)

TrumpeterVille by Dean Gessie, Brownsville:  Anaphora Literary Press, 2017

The Historian as Detective; Essays on Evidence by Robert W. Winks, New York:  Harper & Row, 1969

Familiar Quotations:  A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature by John Bartlett, Garden City:  Garden City Publishing Co., 1944 11th ed. (edited by Christopher Morley and Loella D. Everett)

Christine Wigfall Morris:  Stories of Family, Community and History 1908-2010 by Christine Wigfall Morris, Baltimore:  Publish America, 2010 (1st African American librarian in Clearwater Library)

The Newmarket, Bury, Thetford and Cromer Road:  Sport and History on an East Anglian Road by Charles George Harper,  London:  Chapman & Hall, 1904 (my wife and I drove these roads in the late 1980s looking for books and antiques).

No Place to Hide by David Bradley, Boston:  Little, Brown and Company, 1948 (Atomic bomb tests in Bikini Atoll)

The Tuskegee Airmen Story by Lynn M. Homan, Gretna:  Pelican Publishing Co., 2002











Friday, December 1, 2017

Welcome to Biblio-Connecting Dec 2017



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ANNOUNCEMENTS OF EXHIBITS, SYMPOSIUMS,
AND OTHER BOOK-RELATED EVENTS




Book Paper Scissors Artists' Book Fair, 
Parkway Central Library, Free Library of Philadelphia Dec 2






Northhampton Book Fair Dec 2-3  
Book Talk and Book Signing:  Nicholas Basbanes



CharlesDickens and the Spirit of Christmas at the Morgan


Norfolk Public Library Holiday Events


Christmas in Florida


Check Your Local Listings for Holiday Events In Your Area



BLOG PICK OF THE MONTH



Aimee Ann's Book Lover Blog



FOUND ON THE WEB



Book a Room in a Hotel Filled with Books!


Peter Verheyen's Book Arts Bibliography



Some Archival Library Terms


Geoff Magnum's Guide to Native American History



LOC Webcast: The Albatross Press & the Third Reich



 Folger DIY First Folio 

Pradeep Sebastian's Articles in the Hindu
Predeeep is the Author of The Book Hunters of Katpadi




Advice on Buying Books as Christmas Presents



RECENT BLOG POSTS

There have been 482 visitors to my continuous Biblio-Connecting blog post July 5, 2011 to the Present in the month of November. That's not to say they read all the posts; just that they read at least part of it. :-)



My Sentimental Library


Tom and Jerry: Friends and Aiders


Cursory Remarks About Politics


Revisiting the Interpretation of the Second Amendment



UPCOMING BLOG POST


The Bewicks and Their Bookplates: No. 6 of the Twelve Blog Posts for Christmas


RECENT ACQUISITIONS


The Book Hunters of Katpadi by Pradeep Sebastian, Gurugram, India: Hachette India, 2017

The Wine Lover's Daughter: A Memoir by Anne Fadiman, New York:  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017

The Age of Johnson:  A Scholarly Annual  4  edited by Paul J. Korshin, New York:  AMS Press

The Age of Johnson:  Essays Presented to Chauncey Brewster Tinker edited by Frederick W. Hilles,  New York:  AMS Press, 1978 (first published by Yale University Press in 1949)

The Tinker Library:  A Bibliographical Catalogue of the Books and Manuscripts Collected by Chauncey Brewster Tinker compiled by Robert F. Metzdorf, Storrs-Mansfield:  Maurizio Martino [c1995] (first published by Yale University Library 1959)

Letters of James Boswell collected and edited by Chauncey Brewster Tinker, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1924, 2vols.

Private Papers of James Boswell from Malahide Castle In the Collection of Lt-Colonel Ralph Heyward Isham  5 : Porzia Sansedoni, Love-Letters of James Boswell Written in Italy 1765 With Other Records of His Italian Tour prepared by Geoffrey Scott, [Mount Vernon: Rudge] 1929

Boswell in Holland 1763-1764 (Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell) edited by Frederick A. Pottle,  London:  William Heinemann, 1952 (No. 878 of 1,050 copies printed)

Kegan Paul, A Victorian Imprint:  Publishers, Books and Cultural History by Leslie Howsam, Toronto:  Toronto Press, 1998

Dear Willy:  The True Story of a Life Well Lived by Claire Ohlsson Geheb, privately printed 2016

A Few Planes For China:  The Birth of the Flying Tigers by Eugenie Buchan, Lebanon, NH: ForeEdge, 2017

The Borzoi 1925:  Being a Sort of Record of Ten Years of Publishing New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1925

Ex-Libris by Ross King, New York:  Walker & Co., 2001




CHRISTMAS BOOKS IN MY LIBRARY
























Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Welcome to Biblio-Connecting Nov 2017



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ANNOUNCEMENTS OF EXHIBITS, SYMPOSIUMS,
AND OTHER BOOK-RELATED EVENTS


The Great Florida Bibliophile Society Book Swap Meet
Sunday, Nov 19th 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
Seminole Community Library
Buy, Sell, or Trade Books (ten-book limit)
Swap Stories About Books With Other Bibliophiles




Lecture on Korean Papermaking at the Albion Nov 7, 7 pm



Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair
Nov 10-12



A Presentation of Pressing On:  The Letterpress Film
At the Grolier Club Nov 14th 6 pm  RSVP
Open to the Public 





BLOG PICK OF THE MONTH


Adventures of a Bibliophile





FOUND ON THE WEB



Julian Edison's Resources on Miniature Books at Washington University


Elvis:  A Life in Books



History Fangirl at Marsh's Library in Dublin



Perfect Measuring



R.R.B. About an Exhibition on the Art of Mortality


Panel on American Periodicals
 in the Watkinson Library, Trinity College on You Tube






RECENT BLOG POSTS

My Sentimental Library


Before the News Went Fake:  A Tour of Books About the Press



Contemplations of MoiBibliomaniac


George & Lizzie:  A Novel by Nancy Pearl



Cursory Remarks About Politics


The Sad Proof Truth About My Your President


All my blog posts are posted on My Blog Browser




RECENT ACQUISITIONS



Dien Bien Phu:  The Epic Battle America Forgot by Howard R. Simpson, Washington, D. C.: Potomac Books 2005

The English Dictionary From Cawdrey to Johnson, 1604-1755 by DeWitt T. Starnes, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1946

Noah Webster and the American Dictionary by David Micklethwait, Jefferson, N.C: McFarland, 2000

A History of Book Illustration: The Illuminated Manuscript and the Printed Bookd by David Bland, London: Faber and Faber, 1969

Nomonhan 1939: The Red Army's Victory That Shaped World War II by Stuart D. Goldman, Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2012 (inscribed by the author at his presentation before the Florida Bibliophile Society on 10/15/17)

The Mobility of the Negro; A Study in the American Labor Supply by Edward Erwin Lewis, New York: Columbia University Press, 1931

My Wars Are Laid Away in Books: The Life of Emily Dickinson by Alfred Havbegger, New York: Random House, 2001

A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green, London: Macmillan, 1894 ($5 complete in 4 vols- needs rebacking-added to my bookbinding pile)

Our Village by Mary Russell Mitford, London: J. M. Dent, n.d.(Everyman's Library No. 927) (mint)

Essays of Elia by Charles Lamb, London: J. M. Dent, 1932 reprint (mint)

Compensation by Ralph Waldo Emerson, New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1910 reprint (10 cents)

Curiosities of Literature by John Sutherland, New York: Skyhorse Pubs., 2009

The Oxford Book of Literary Anecdotes by John Sutherland, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1975

A Dictionary of Literary Terms by Sylvan Barnet,Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1960

Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now by Maya Angelou, New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996

New York: A Collection From Harper's Magazine New York: Gallery Books,1991

Under the Covers and Between the Sheets: The Inside Story Behind Classic Characters, Authors, Unforgettable Phrases, and Unexpected Endings by C. Alan Joyce Pleasantville: Reader's Digest, 2009

Exploring J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit by Corey Olsen, Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2012

Max Perkins: Editor of Genius by A. Scott Berg, New York: Dutton, 1978

Autobiography of Mark Twain Vol I by Mark Twain, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010

The Battle for Germany by H. Essame, London:Batsford, 1969

Keys to the Kingdom by Bob Graham, New York: Vanguard Press, 2011

The Panther by Nelson Demille, New York: Grand Central Pub. 2012

Out of Range by C. J. Box. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2005

Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero by David Maraniss, New York Simon & Schuster, 2006

Dewey: A Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron, New York: Grand Central Pubs.,2008



Monday, October 2, 2017

Welcome to Biblio-Connecting Oct 2017



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ANNOUNCEMENTS OF EXHIBITS, SYMPOSIUMS,
AND OTHER BOOK-RELATED EVENTS




Florida Bibliophile Society Guest Speaker Dr. Stuart D. Goldman
will give a power point presentation about
Nomonhan, 1939:  The Red Army Victory That Shaped WWII
1:30 pm Sunday Oct 15, 2017
University of Tampa Macdonald-Kelce Library


Friends of the Library Book Sale Oct 21-25
430B North Main St. Gainesville, Florida
 500,000 Books!




The Lewis Carroll Society of North America




13 Bookstores in and around Rochester, New York
 are having a Bookshop Tour this month!



SABF


Check out the other Book Fairs around the Country this month!





BLOG PICK OF THE MONTH

Jessica Kahan's TheGoodBadBook

Congrats to Jessica Kahan.!  She was the $1000 winner of the 2017 Honey & Wax Collecting Prize!






FOUND ON THE WEB


From the Guild of Book Workers


From AtlasObscura


From Literary Hub Last Summer




N.Y. Times Index




Thesaurus.com



OCLC Classify:  An Experimental Classification Web Service





RECENT BLOG POSTS


My Sentimental Library

Passages From Lambians in My Library, Large and Small


Biblio Researching

Researching the Provenance of the Autograph Manuscript of Dream Children; A Reverie


Contemplations of MoiBibliomaniac


The Restless Gamble in Our Electoral System by James Michener


Cursory Remarks About Politics

The Reckless Gamble in Our Electoral System
Posted in Contemplations... as a book review and here as a political post.




RECENT ACQUISITIONS


George and Lizzie: a Novel by Nancy Pearl, New York: Touchtone Books, 2017

Single Tax Conference Held in New York City, November 19, 20, 1910 Under the Auspices of the Joseph Fels Fund Commission, Cincinnati: The Commission, 1911

Writer's Year Books by Aron M. Mathieu, Cincinnati, 1943

The MLA Style Sheet by The Modern Language Association of America, 1973 (second edition)

De Re Medica by Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, 1951

Outwitting History: The Amazing Adventures of a Man Who Rescued a Million Yiddish Books by Aaron Lansky, Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 2004

A Restless People: Americans in Rebellion 1770-1787 by Oscar and Lilian Handlin, Garden City: Anchor Press, 1982 (Final Galley Proof)

Editorial Writing by Jesse Earle Bowden, The University of West Florida Comm Arts Course 4991

The Street Sweeper: A Novel by Elliot Pearlman, Toronto: Bond Street Books, 2012

El Tigre by John H. Manhold, Shoot Magazine Corporation, 2007 (signed)

The Island of the Day Before by Umberto Eco, New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co. 1995

Dictionaries:  Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America, latest issue





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