Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

For our God is a consuming Fire.

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on January 11, 2011

A New-England Primer printed by Benjamin Franklin in 1764.
The New-England primer enlarged. For the more easy attaining the true reading of English. To which is added, the Assemblys catechism. Philadelphia: Printed and sold by B. Franklin, and D. Hall, in Market-street, 1[7]64

Dueling Apple Pies

Posted in Beinecke Library, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on July 2, 2009

Two versions of the well-known ABC tale, The History of An Apple Pie, both from the early 19th century, but which came first?