2013

Recent Acquisitions Seven

Nouvelle Ecclesaistiques, an underground Jansenist newssheet published between 1728 and 1803.

Recent Acquisitions Seven

10 October 2013 -28 February 2014

An exhibition of items newly donated or acquired for the Rare Books Collection.

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20th century poetry
John Ashbery's  Some trees (1956).

20th century poetry: Britain and America

14 June - 27September 2013

This Rare Books Collection exhibition, 20th century poetry: Britain and America, features T.S. Eliot, the Beat poets, Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, among others.

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In Fairy Land
An exquisite illustration by Richard Doyle from his book In Fairyland: a series of pictures from the Elf-World (2nd ed. 1875)

In Fairy Land

6 March - 7 June 2013

This Rare Books Collection exhibition of fairy tale books shows their long history. Items range from early street literature and simple Japanese crepe paper editions to lavish gift books illustrated by famous artists.

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