[JHRB News] Our New Books on Decorative & Fine Arts Catalog

Joslin Hall Rare books office at joslinhall.com
Tue Feb 19 14:24:18 EST 2008


The Book Elves have always been a little more “literal” than is good for
them, but they usually (well, sometimes) manage to get to the edge of the
cliff without falling over, so I didn’t think too much of it when they
said they were going to build an historical snow scene in the front yard.
I didn’t even give it much thought when they announced the theme would be
‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’.

So I suppose it’s all my fault, really.

I prefer to think of what happened as a case of “over-exuberance” (though
the District Attorney insisted on calling it “reckless endangerment”).
After all, they only “borrowed” those two howitzers from the local
National Guard Armory, and the ensuing re-creation of the final charge was
certainly dramatic, even if a few snow soldiers did end up on the
neighbor’s roof. Of course the whole affair attracted the attention of a
certain amount of press, not to mention an array of Federal and State
authorities...

But before they spent three days explaining themselves to some
not-very-amused FBI agents, the Book Elves finished our “Winter” catalog-

RECENT ACQUISITIONS ON ANTIQUES & THE ARTS- WINTER, 2008 features more
than 300 books on furniture, folk art, silver, ceramics, glass, textiles,
painting, prints, and much more, with a special section on Maritime Arts,
and much material from the reference library of a noted New England
antiques dealer.

The catalog is posted online-
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_311.htm>

We also have printed copies available.
Please send us your address if you would like a free copy.


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Our Latest Catalogs-

WINTER, 2008
 -Selections from our stock
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_311.htm>

FOLK ARTS & AMERICANA
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_302.htm>

BOOKS ON GLASS
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_299.htm>

BOOKS ON CERAMICS
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_295.htm>

BOOKS ON FURNITURE
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_306.htm>

BOOKS ON SILVER
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_308.htm>

FIRE AND ICE
 -lighting, fireplaces & ice
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_282.htm>

A GRAVE AFFAIR
 -gravestones, epitaphs & mourning
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_288.htm>

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