Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Welcome to Biblio-Connecting Aug 2018



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



The Rocky Mountain Book & Paper Fair



There are six other major book fairs across the country in August.

Find the Book Fair Nearest Your Area



The Pettus Collection of Nautical Fiction at the Book Club of California


Baseball Exhibition at the Library of Congress


Upcoming Exhibitions at the Smithsonian



Selections From the Caroline F. Schimmel Collection


BLOG PICK OF THE MONTH


Churchill Book Collector



FOUND ON THE WEB


Hereford Cathedral's Chained Library


Women in Rare Books


The Value of Signed Books



The Papers of Benjamin Franklin



DSNA Member Sites


Poisonous Books in the Library of the University of Southern Denmark









RECENT BLOG POSTS



My Sentimental Library


A Serendipitous Visit to the Library of Kurt Zimmerman



Cursory Remarks About Politics


Cursory Remarks About Congressional Oversight & Oversile


RECENT ACQUISITIONS


Anecdotes of Literature and Rare Books by William Beloe, London:  F. C. and J. Rivington 1807

Gazette of the Grolier Club  Number 67, New York:  Grolier Club 2016 (contains a memorial of Gabriel Austin by Alfred Bush and coordinated by Jonathan A. Hill)

Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen, Cambridge, Ma: Candlewick Press 2006

The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life by Henry Hitchings, London: Macmillan 2008

Samuel Johnson's Insults by Jack Lynch, New York:  Walker & Co. 2005

Hope Never Dies by Andrew Shaffer, Philadelphia:  Quirk Books 2018 (for my wife's Barack Obama collection; a detective spoof starring Barack Obama and Joe Biden)

Rare Books Uncovered by Rebecca Rego Barry, Minneapolis:  Voyageur Press 2015 (inscribed to me by Kurt Zimmerman as a memento of my visit to his library)

Rare Books Uncovered by Rebecca Rego Barry, Minneapolis:  Voyageur Press 2018 (paperback edition; contains four additional stories)

The Color Purple by Alice Walker, London:  Women's Press 1983 (1st UK Edition for 50 cents)

Jerry by Gerard Wallace, s.i., s.n. 2002

Chinese Philosophy in Classical Times by E. R. Hughes, London:  J. M. Dent & Sons 1971

Stories From Grimm edited by Francis Lillian Taylor, Dansville: F. A. Owen Publishing Co. 1907

Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee, New York: Harper Collins 2015

Hershey:  Milton S. Hershey's Extraordinary Life of Wealth, Empire, and Utopian Dreams  by Michael D'Antonio, New York:  Simon & Schuster 2006

The American Spirit:  Meeting the Challenge of September 11 edited by Robert Sullivan, New York:  Life Books 2002


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