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Book submission: Standard English Poems: Spenser to Tennyson

Title: Standard English Poems: Spenser to Tennyson
Author: Pancoast, Henry
Publication date: New York, 1899
Library: Sojourner Truth Library, SUNY New Paltz
Call number: PR1175 .P35
Submitted by: Nicole Short
Description:
Includes name inscription of Amy Louise Abel, 1910 graduate of Plainfield High School, NJ. Most notes presumably made by Miss Abel in pencil on blank pages at the beginning and end of the book. Most center thematically around God/religious outlooks on life. Typed insert of an Anna Bartlett Warner poem (and introduction) inside front cover dated 1915. Pages 331-357 are missing. Donated to the SUNY New Paltz library by Mr. Dubois LeFevere, a man descended from two of the French Huguenot families (both Dubois and LeFevere) that originally founded New Paltz in the 1700’s.

Book submission: Coleridge’s Notes, theological, political, and miscellaneous

Title: Coleridge’s Notes, theological, political, and miscellaneous
Author: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor & Coleridge, Derwent (ed.)
Publication date: London, 1853
Library: Arizona State University Hayden Library
Call number: PR4480.N6x 1853
Submitted by: Sydney Lines
Description:
Inscription on title page written by Derwent Coleridge, editor and son of S.T. Coleridge.

Book submission: The Diaries of William Charles Macready

Title: The Diaries of William Charles Macready
Author: William Charles Macready
Publication date: New York, 1912
Library: Ryerson Library
Call number: PN2598.M3 A3 1912 v. 1
Submitted by: Marion Grant (Group 4)
Description:
A collection of diary entries from William Charles Macready’s life dating from 1833- 1851. It was edited by William Toynbee and published in two volumes.

Book submission: Complete Works of Robert Burns

Title: Complete Works of Robert Burns
Author: Burns, Robert
Publication date: New York 1860
Library: Ryerson University Library
Call number: PR4300.1860.N4
Submitted by: Lorraine Janzen Kooistra
Description:
Gift Inscription January 1866: Mark Gould to Miss Carrie Boynton, with flourish
Ownership inscription on title page: Elanor Dumler (?) 1932
Signature “Mrs J F Boardman” on interior illustration, “The Jolly Beggars”

Book submission: Mr Punch’s Victorian Era: An Illustrated Chronicle of Fifty Years of the Reign of Her Majesty The Queen

Title: Mr Punch’s Victorian Era: An Illustrated Chronicle of Fifty Years of the Reign of Her Majesty The Queen
Author: Lemon, Mark (“Mr Punch”)
Publication date: London, 1888
Library: Northumbria University City Campus Library
Call number: 741.594 2 PUN
Submitted by: Tom Dixon
Description:
A book detailing the first 50 years of Queen Victoria’s reign, published in her Golden Jubilee year. Comes with commenary and illustrations from the famous “Punch” Magazine.

Book submission: The Boy Knight

Title: The Boy Knight
Author: Henty, G.A.
Publication date: 1890
Library: Texas A&M University-Evans Library
Call number: PZ 7 H4 Bo
Submitted by: Stephanie Lopez
Description:
This book is unique because it has two different sets of marginalia.
The set crossed out reads: “To Jesse, With Merry Xmas tidings. 1899. Aussie.”
The second set is: “Miss Mary Davies 84 Lippencott St. Toronto Ontario”
The address from the second set of marginalia is now a school, I cannot determine whether it is the same one but it is still furthering education.

Book submission: Mr. Midshipman easy : The travels and adventures of Monsieur Violet

Title: Mr. Midshipman easy : The travels and adventures of Monsieur Violet
Author: Marryat, Frederick
Publication date: 1896
Library: Texas A&M University-Evans Library
Call number: PR 4973 A15
Submitted by: Stephanie Lopez
Description:
“John S. Stuart
1119 Main St.
Houston, Texas”
This address no longer exists, there is now a metro road going through where this address once was.

Book submission: The Foundling Prince and Other Tales From the Roumanian

Title: The Foundling Prince and Other Tales From the Roumanian
Author: Harris, Julia Collie
Publication date: 1917
Library: Texas A&M University-Evans Library
Call number: PZ 8 I85 F
Submitted by: Stephanie Lopez
Description:
“N. E. Woodward,
with the affectionate regards and his friend, Julia Collie Harris.
Dec 25, 1919.”

This book is signed by the author.