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Monthly Archives: January 2012
Here is a recent aquisition to York University’s Special Collections: a pamphlet from 1847 proposing various strategies of dealing with, ahem, night soil in cities.
This pamphlet may be of interest to students studying city planning, environmental studies, water quality, public … Continue reading
Recent Acquisition: Thomas Malory’s “The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur, Of His Noble Knights of the Round Table”
Here is a recent aquisition to York University’s Special Collections: a luxury edition of Thomas Malory’s Le Morte d’Arthur, or, as published “The birth, life, and acts of King Arthur, of his noble knights of the Round Table, their marvellous enquests and … Continue reading
Here is a recent aquisition to York University’s Special Collections: a bound volume of The Illustrated Family Journal from 1845.
Featuring numerous engraved illustrations and serialized stories to be read aloud in communal settings, The Illustrated Family Journal is a good example of … Continue reading