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Press Images from "Collecting for the Boston Athenæum in the 21st Century: Rare Books and Manuscripts"

(on view at the Boston Athenæum's Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery from April 23, 2014, to August 9, 2014)
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Night Fall in the Ti-Tree
Violet Teague. Night Fall in the Ti-Tree, Melbourne, Australia, 1906.
Athenæum Purchase, John Bromfield Fund, 2012.
The Generall Historie of Virginia
John Smith. The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles, London, 1624. Gift of Caroline J. Hollingsworth, 2009.
The Truest and Largest Account of the late Earthquake in Jamaica
The Truest and Largest Account of the late Earthquake in Jamaica, London, 1693.
Tortoiseshell Binding, Athenæum Purchase, John Bromfield and Philip Hofer Funds, 2007.
Institutions of Entomology
Thomas Pattinson Yeats. Institutions of Entomology, London, 1773.
Illustrated by Louisa, Countess of Aylesford.
Athenæum Purchase, Philip Hofer and Susan W. Paine Funds, 2010.
The Little School
T. Sturge Moore. The Little School, London, 1905.
Bound by Sybil Pye.
Athenæum Purchase, John Bromfield Fund, 2002.
The Story of Rosalynde
Thomas Lodge. The Story of Rosalynde, London, 1902.
“Vellucent” binding by Chivers, designed and painted by Jessie M. King.
Athenæum Purchase, Kathleen L. & Peter A. Wick Fund, 2004.
The Sphinx
Oscar Wilde. The Sphinx, London, 1894.
Athenæum Purchase, Alexander Williams Fund, 2005.