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






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My Sentimental Library


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Contemplations of MoiBibliomaniac


George & Lizzie:  A Novel by Nancy Pearl



Cursory Remarks About Politics


The Sad Proof Truth About My Your President


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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



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