[JHRB News] Newsletter for October 13th, 2004

Joslin Hall Rare Books office at joslinhall.com
Wed Oct 13 15:21:33 EDT 2004

SPEAKING of Books...

The Joslin Hall Rare Books Newsletter
  October 13th, 2004

This is going to be a very short Newsletter, simply intended to let you all 
know that we have just updated our "Just Catalogued" pages on the website.

- - - - - NEW ON THE WEBSITE - - - - -
    "Just Catalogued" Pages Updated!


Our Just Catalogued pages have just been updated with a bevy of decorative 
arts and other books, including books on German stoneware, Czech glass, 
Durer forgeries, metalwork, woodenware, furniture, silver, wrought iron, 
and much more!

Some highlights include  -

- several important catalogs on English delftware, including the V&A 
catalog, a volume on dated English delftware, and more

- a 1924 auction catalog of Egyptian antiquities

- the first edition of an 1877 silversmith’s handbook

- an elegant 1936 study of the Company of Horners

- a scholarly and extra-ordinarily British study of early English sun-dials

- a very curious and diminutive Victorian edition of Accum’s important 1820 
treatise on food adulteration, “Death in the Pot”

- an odd 1863 book by “Agretsis” about feeding the poor in England with 
interesting comments on the American Civil War and the English colonies in 

and much more!

That's going to do it for today. We'll have regular, longer Newsletter next 


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