Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Summer Acquisitions 2011

New Acquisitions to the Maria Mitchell Personal Library Collection:
Gravitation by Sir George Airy
Physical Geography by Mary Somerville

New Acquisitions to the Italo Calvino Personal Library Collection:
Poems by Wallace Stevens
As You Like It and A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

New Acquisitions to the Jorge Luis Borges Personal Library Collection:
A Man in the Zoo by David Garnett
The Book of the Thousand and One Nights by Sir Robert Burton

New Acquisitions to the Robert Smithson Personal Library Collection:
A Soldier of Humor and Selected Writing by Wyndham Lewis
A Rebirth of Images: The Making of St. John's Apocalypse by Austin Farrer
The Pyramids of Egypt by I.E.S. Edwards
Geology Illustrated by John S. Shelton (below)

A page spread, "Some Characteristic Features of Glacial Deposits:"

and "The Scablands of East Central Washington:"

Other new acquisitions in the Robert Smithson Library include:
Of Time, Work, and Leisure by Sebastian de Grazia
Exploring American Caves by Franklin Folsom
a beautiful Cape Editions copy of Henri Lefebvre's Dialectical Materialism

and Sylvia Plath's Ariel, to join The Bell Jar.

If you are interested in any of these new books & the Library, contact the Librarian at personallibraries{at)gmail{dot}com