Monthly Archives: February 2012

New exhibit: A Valentine’s Celebration

A new exhibit in the lobby of the History of Science Collections opens today: A Valentine’s Celebration: Matters of the Heart Giovanni Anfossi, Dell’uso ed abuso della cioccolata (Venice, 1779),the wrapper is ornamented with cocoa bean illustrations(more on this item) … Continue reading

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Charles Dickens’ 200th birthday

Today, on the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens, five volumes of Dickens first editions are on display as part of the Winter Holidays exhibit. These books are displayed courtesy of the John and Mary Nichols Rare Books … Continue reading

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