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The Procession of Flowers in Colorado by Helen Hunt Jackson and Alice A. Stewart. Boston: Roberts Bros., 1886.

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Audubon Birds - Timeless illustrations from "Birds of America" by ornithologist, artist, and naturalist John James Audubon.


Anthropodermic Bibliopegy: The History and Myth Behind Human Skin Bookbinding. By John Hessler

Thursday, September 20th at 3pm. Rosenwald Room, LJ 205

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Incunabula; the Art & History of Printing in Western Europe, c. 1450-1500

Rare Book of the Month Blog Post: A Revolutionary Woman and the Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence

  101 Independence Ave. SE
Thomas Jefferson Building, LJ 239
  Washington, D.C. 20540-4740
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Digital Selections: The Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection

Visit the new online presentation of digitized Rosenwald books with new content being continually added. This site offers enhanced functionality for both viewing and searching items.

The unique materials of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division, now totaling over 800,000 items, include books, broadsides, pamphlets, theater playbills, prints, posters, photographs, and medieval and Renaissance manuscripts. At the center is Thomas Jefferson's book collection, which was sold to Congress in 1815.
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