Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Welcome to Biblio-Connecting May 2017

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



250 Bookmarks given to booklovers at the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair
April 21-23, 2017!



Florida Bibliophile Society Annual Banquet May 21st


We will have a Silent Auction at the banquet.  I will be donating this set of books with a rather unique bookplate lightly pasted on the front pastedowns.




Activist Winona LaDuke at Harvard



Stanford:  WWII and the American West



Heritage Auctions: Americana May 13th 


Rare Books London 23rd May-12th June



BLOG PICK OF THE MONTH



Mike Slicker on Leather Bindings
Mike Slicker will be the keynote speaker at the FBS Annual Banquet



FOUND ON THE WEB



A Birth of a Book



A Book Car Wash?


Historic Libraries Forum





Decoding the Smell of Old Books


AACR2 to RDA




MY RECENT BLOG POSTS


My Sentimental Library
Leigh Hunt & Two Leigh Hunt Collectors: Joseph T. Fields & Luther A. Brewer

My Blog Browser
Want to know which of my blog posts were the most popular? I've listed the number of page views for each of my 140+ blog posts on my blog browser


RECENT ACQUISITITONS


The Strange Treasure of Professor Fitzpatrick by F. B. Sylvester, North East, Pa: The Bunny Press, 1965 (one of Don Brady's mother books)

West India Mission author unknown, Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union n..d. [1835](one of Don Brady's mother books)

The Thrales of Streatham Park by Mary Hyde, Cambridge:  Harvard University Press, 1978, third printing.  Inscribed: For Arthyr Prager - a good friend to Dr Johnson & the Thrales Mary Hyde Dec 1983, a gift from Gary & Jean Simons

The Light of Asia; or, the Great Renunciation, Being the Life and Teachings of Gautama by Edwin Arnold, Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1881

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:  A Biographical Sketch byFrances H. Underwood, Boston:  James R. Osgood and Company, 1882

Uppity Women of Medieval Times by Vicki Leon, New York:  Barnes and Noble, 1997

From the Ninth Century to Today:  Rare Books Manuscripts and Autograph Letters,  The Rosenbach Company, Philadelphia 1937

Florida Magazine of Verse Winter Park, Fl March 1943 (contains the poem "A soldier Asks . . . ." by Corporal Don Blanding

Doctor Johnson:  Interveiws and Recollections edited by Norman Page, Totowa, N.J.: Barnes and Noble 1987 (a gift from John Byrne).


MANY TANKS
Many thanks to Rare Book Hub for providing free online access to its Rare Book Transaction History Database for the book evaluations performed by the Florida Bibliophile Society during the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair.
Many Tanks!