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Inside the covers: I. A. Richards

Last week with the summer sun blazing down and the sprinkler systems creating a wonderfully refreshing mist in Second Court; I escaped the heatwave to begin our College Library stockcheck in Right Cloister. 844 more words

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Hear ye, hear ye!

Why hello fellow Hogtown readers! Now that I have your attention I would like to announce the birth of my new calling card which, as you can see, comes in the form of a handmade bookmark (made by yours truly, that is, with the use of a rubber stamp also crafted by my own hand. 43 more words

2. Algunos retos impuestos, muchos escogidos.

Durante las siguientes sesiones del taller nos pusieron varios retos: escoger un cuento de tradición popular, leerlo, maquetarlo, hacerle su ex-libris y su letra capitular, hacer copias para todos. 251 more words

Letra Capitular

Carmen Sylva: Anbetungswürdig – Demn de adoraţie

„Kein Mensch ist anbetungswürdig, und wer sich das einbildet, der wird von einer Enttäuschung in die andere fallen.“

„Niciun om nu este demn de adoraţie, iar cine îşi închipuie asta, cade dintr-o amăgire în alta.” 25 more words

Carmen Sylva

Carmen Sylva: Jurământul ce-l depun regii Castiliei

Traducerea în româneşte de L. Stern, 1910.

Textul original german:

„In Castilien ist der Königseid sehr merkwürdig: ‚Du, der nicht mehr bist als einer von uns, und weniger als wir alle zusammen, wir begehren dich dennoch zum Könige!‘“

Carmen Sylva

Access to the Special Collections Reading Room over the summer vacation

Access to the Special Collections Reading Room will be by appointment only over the summer vacation. Click here to see available times.  If you would like to arrange an appointment, please email the Special Collections team at… 16 more words

The Bookplate Society Tour of Dublin 2014

Originating in Germany and usually placed inside the front cover, a bookplate is a printed label used to indicate ownership of a title. Specimens can range from simple printed names to elaborate heraldic engravings and as such can attract enthusiasts for their workmanship, rarity or perhaps just the connection with a famous former owner. 254 more words

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