Tuesday, July 7, 2015

New Acquisitions / January to June 2015!

 So many books and booklets! New acquisitions include the (above & below pictured) fossil, gem, rock and travel booklets from the Robert Smithson Collection:

Desert Gem Trails by Mary Frances Strong
Arizona Rock Trials by Fred Bitner
The Petrified River: The Story of Uranium by The Union Carbide Corporation
Palenque by Alberto Ruz
Yellowstone: Its Underworld by Clyde Bauer
Indians of New Mexico by Bertha Dutton
An Illustrated Guide to Fossil Collecting by Richard Casanova

  An illustration from Ruz's Palenque.

Also new to the Robert Smithson Collection:

Nadja by Andre Breton
New Handbook of the Heavens by Hubert Bernhard
The Closing Circle by Barry Commoner
The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell by Aldous Huxley

New additions to the Anne Spencer Collection:

New World A-Coming by Roi Ottley
A Guide to African History by Basil Davidson
Democracy in American (2 vols.) by Alexis de Tocqueville


The Odyssey by Homer (above) and The Geography of the Heavens by Elijah Burritt (not pictured) are the newest books in the Maria Mitchell Collection.

Rounding out this group of books are Seon Manley's Islands, Their Lives, Legends & Lore and A Critique of the New Commonplaces by Jacques Ellul - both in the Robert Smithson Personal Library.

For any questions about the Library, the Collections, membership, or to check out a book, please contact the Librarian at personallibraries{at}gmail{dot}com.

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