Archives: July 2017

July 26th, 2017

We are pleased today to host participants in “Ten months that shook the world: Russia’s revolutions in a global perspective. A workshop for Wisconsin educators” and to share with them […]

July 12th, 2017

The UW-Madison Libraries recently acquired a true first edition of Thoreau’s Walden, Or Life in the Woods published in 1854 by the Boston firm Ticknor & Fields. Its physical aspect […]

Title page vignette of Thoreau's Walden, 1st ed., Department of Special Collections, Memorial Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison
July 12th, 2017

To celebrate Henry David Thoreau’s 200th birthday, we offer a preview of a new acquisition, the first edition of Walden, or, Life in the woods (1854). The work, with the imprint “Boston: […]

July 4th, 2017

Our good friend Jim Dast just brought us two volumes to add to our very large Peter Pauper Press Collection. Both were printed by the Peter Pauper Press for the […]