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Content Roundup – Thanksgiving week through the first week of December – 2013

As we finish November and move into December, enjoy a host of happy treats to read, and of course don’t neglect your ears – listen to a new Bride of the Tomb chapter and some Irish melodies!


American Catholic Historical Society

Church Lithographs (Packard, Butler and Partridge Lithographs – (25 plates added)

Dime Novel and Popular Literature



The mystery of the missing eyebrows / by Stephen Rudd.

Leisure Hour Library (1 issue added)


Los dramas de la guerra (14 issues added)

Arm Chair Library (4 issues added)


Sybil Chase, or, The Valley ranche : a tale of California life / by Mrs. Ann S. Stephens

Gem Library (2 issues added)

L’aventure de Mike Murphy de Boston

Favorite Library (2 issues added)

Beadle’s dime speaker series (2 issues added)


Off to the war, or, The boys in blue mustered in : a story of the great Civil War / by Lieut. Harry Lee.


Life of Pontiac the conspirator, chief of the Ottawas : together with a full account of the celebrated siege of Detroit / by Edward S. Ellis.


Sidetracked : a collection of slow-train stories / written and compiled by Harry L. Newton


St. Nicholas : Scribner’s illustrated magazine for girls and boys (1 issue added)

New York Weekly (9 issues, which includes 2 different incomplete copies of the same issue)

Chicago Ledger (3 issues added)

International Magazine (1 issue added)

Eventide : a monthly magazine for the home (1 issue added)

Fireside Companion (2 issues added)

Spare Change Library Podcast

Chapter 21 of Bride of the Tomb

Paratextual Materials

The Saturday Blade and The Chicago Ledger agent solicitation, To: Sam Albert, July, 1911.

Philadelphia Ceili Group


Mick Moloney and Eugene O’Donnell

Irish Tradition

 Joseph McGarrity Collection

Answer of Hon. T. St. John Gaffney to charges filed by State Department which led to his resignation as American Consul General, Munich, Germany.

A descriptive and historic guide through St. Mary’s cathedral, Limerick.

A list of such of the names of the nobility, gentry and commonality of England and Ireland : who are all by an act of a pretended parliament assembled in Dublin in the kingdom of Ireland, the 7th of May, 1689, before the late King James, attainted of high treason. Together with the true and authentick copies of several of the acts of the said pretended parliament.

Germany, America and the war.

Why Britain is at war, the causes and the issues, set out, in brief form, from the diplomatic correspondences and speeches of ministers / by Sir Edward Cook.

Truth about Germany : facts about the war.

Square Jaw

The square jaw




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