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Poker Rubaiyat. La Shelle, Kirke. [Phœnix, Ariz., 1903]
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Prestidigitation, artifice, ruse, subterfuge and general illusory wonderment from the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress.
The Founding Fathers Unite
A lively discussion of Jefferson and Madison's copies of the Federalist Papers. See the digitized volume here: The Federalist:
Collection of Essays...
Whitman: Designing Leaves
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Featured Digital Collection
The Jay I. Kislak Collection
Historia de Mexico [with] the Tovar Calendar, ca. 1830-1862.
The unique collection encompasses more than three thousand rare books, maps, manuscripts, historic documents, artifacts, and works of art related to early American history and the cultures of Florida, the Caribbean, and Mesoamerica.
Incunabula; the Art & History of Printing in Western Europe, c. 1450-1500
|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.