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Content Roundup – First Week – November 2017

[51] p., Accuratæ // effigies pontificum // maximorum

NEW NEW NEW! Newly digitized this week from 1573 a significant book of Papal portraits accompanied by coats-of-arms; more “Miller’s Mechanical Shows” photographs depicting circus live from 1917; and more issues of Story Papers and a host of new Dime Novels – and issues important local newspaper the National Defender. Dive into the continuing story-line of adventure as another volume in the rare “Dreadnought boys” series continues, this time with the lads time aboard a submarine!

Contributions from Augustinian Theologians and Scholars

Accuratæ // effigies pontificum // maximorum
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:497683]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The Dreadnought boys on a submarine / by Captain Wilbur Lawton
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:497351]

Alethe; or, The child of the cord : a tale of jungle and bungalow life / by Dr. J. H. Robinson
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496034]

[27] p., “Sent adrift”

Sent adrift; or, Around the world on eighty cents / by Henry A. Wheeler
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494828]

Old Broadbrim under crime’s thumb; or, In the confines of the dread circle
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493875]

The Bradys and the banker; or, The mystery of a treasure vault : a detective story of finance
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494491]

The Bradys and Bad Man Smith; or, The gang of Black Bar : a detective story of the mines
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494193]

Periodicals

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. I, no. 5, July 1, 1865

Chimney Corner (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494157]

Grit (Story Section), v. 39, no. 49, November 6, 1921

Grit (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487171]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487189]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487207]

Great War

Millers Mechanical Shows Papers

Travel and Tourism (1 image added)

Photograph, Main Street, Richmond, Va., 1917.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496268]

Photograph, Close up of the Circus Train at Rail Siding in Portsmouth, Va., 1917

Other acts (19 images added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490588]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

Selection, p. [4], “Joseph P. Harper’s Ice-Cream Saloon”, National Defender, v. XV, no. 10, Tuesday, November 22, 1870

National Defender (13 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:465299]

Image Collection

Title page, rubricated with illustration of crucifixion and kneeling Martin Luther. Published in Wittenberg by Thomas Klug. Donated by Jean Heck, 2016.

Title page, “Der Siebed Teil der Buecher des Ehrnwirdigen Herrn Doctoris Mart. Lutheri …”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496696]


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