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The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation
The Vinland Map, dated to about AD1440 - at least 50 years before Columbus landed in the Americas - is a map of the world that shows an outline of the northeast American coast and a legend describingExpand
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AN EARLY ENGLISH BESTSELLER
t I ^HE Library has recently acquired on the Beinecke Fund an I interesting English incunable printed on the continent. It is -A. John Mirk's Liber festivalis land} Quattuor sermones (in English)Expand
Incunabula and Postincunabula
THE T R A D I T I O N A L APPROACH to the collecting of incunabula as specimens of early printing is being challenged today by another, more recent approach which places the main emphasis on theirExpand
A VARDIS FISHER COLLECTION
The Yale Collection of American Literature has recently received from Mr. Babb thirty-six volumes of first and limited editions by Vardis Fisher, all in fine condition, most of them with theirExpand
Seven New Italian Incunabula
The earliest in date of printing is an important book, the first edition of Giovanni Boccaccio's Teseide, the first heroic epic poem in the Italian language. The title would lead one to assume thatExpand
THE EDWIN J. BEINECKE MEMORIAL COLLECTION
memorial to the late Edwin J. Beinecke can be so lasting or so fitting as the day-to-day use of books and manuscripts in the reading room of the library that bears his family name. Marble, granite,Expand
THE EARLIEST SPORT REPORTING
briefly reported (page 123) the acquisition of J. J. Cards' De ludo equestri Patavii carmen (n.p., n.cL), of which no other copy is recorded in F. R. Goff 's Incunabula in American Libraries. TheExpand