Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

The Sea-mans doleful Farewel

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on January 19, 2011

The seamans doleful farewel or, The Greenwitch lovers mournful departure : see here the pattern of true love, which absence cannot stain : and nothing shall his mind remove, till he returns again : this may be printed, R.P. : tune of, State and ambition. [London] : Printed for J. Deacon at the sign of the Angel in Gilt-Spurr Street without Newgate, [between 1685 and 1688].

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L’alalà funebre

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on December 31, 2010

A broadside by Gabriele d’Annunzio, commemorating his withdrawal from the Free State of Fiumi on December 31, 1920.

Beware of Foreign Lobsters!

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on December 11, 2008

A series of broadsides from 1715, forming a dialogue
arguing for and against the presence of foreign fishermen in English waters.

Strange and wonderful news

Posted in Beinecke Library by beineckepoetry on August 5, 2008

Four 17th century broadsides from Beinecke collections.
[full records can be found in the Beinecke Digital Library.]