Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Bicycle fever

Posted in Beinecke Library by beineckepoetry on July 16, 2010

“The New Bicycle Fever.-The four days’ bicycle contest for the Championship of the World, recently held in Boston. Harry Etherington, W. Cann, and C. Terront, the professional bicycle team now visiting the United States.” in: Frank Leslie’s boys and girls weekly; an illustrated record of outdoor and home amusements. New York, Frank Leslie. Vol. 27, No. 687 (December 20, 1879)

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Captain Ginger!

Posted in Beinecke Library, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on May 1, 2008

A set of 5 (out of 6 published) titles in the Captain Ginger series,
written by Isabel Anderson and published in 1910 & 1911. (Boston : C.M. Clark).
These copies were the author’s own, specially bound in limp suede covers.