Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Past Times

Posted in Beinecke Library, Modern General Collection by beineckepoetry on May 18, 2009

Les Jeux des jeunes garçons représentés en 25 gravures à l’aqua-tints

d’après les dessins de Xavier Le Prince ; avec l’explication détaillée des règles de chaque jeu ; accompagnées de fables nouvelles par MM. Armand-Gouffé, Le Franc, etc. et suivis d’anecdotes relatives à chaque jeu.

(A Paris : Chez P.C. Lehuby, [n.d., after 1822?])

Noted as “sixieme edition” in the preface.

Scenes of juvenile ludic life in France in the early part of the 19th century.

On Board Noah’s Ark with Ludwig B.

Posted in Beinecke Library, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on March 19, 2009

From a group of letters from Ludwig Bemelmans to his editor at Viking Press,
Pascal “Pat” Covici, sending news of his travels, works in progress, and adventures, ca. 1938-1962.

Little Sunbeams

Posted in Beinecke Library, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on April 14, 2008

. . . and harried pets. [circa 1890, in the collection of the Beinecke Library
as part of a salesman’s sample book, including Young People’s History of the World. Possibly never published.]





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