Monthly Archives: August 2015

Jeepers, Creepers, a Peepshow!

One of the Rare Book Collection’s most unusual acquisitions this year has also proved to be one of the more challenging items to view: a perspective peepshow of an eighteenth-century print shop. Peepshows are two-dimensional, printed or manuscript illustrated cards incorporating … Continue reading

Posted in Acquisitions, Collections | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Books in the Summer Sands

Perhaps some of our followers are headed for one last weekend at the Outer Banks, hoping to read a few good paperbacks under their beach umbrellas. But you never know what may wash ashore if you’re dressed in your sailor … Continue reading

Posted in Collections, Events | Tagged , | Comments Off on Books in the Summer Sands