A seasonal classic this morning…
In honor of #NationalPoetryDay (which was yesterday), this collection of poetry from physician Mark Akenside (1721-1770) seemed appropriate for this Wednesday.
In honor of the first day of spring…
From Shirley Hibberd and and F. Edward Hulme’s Familiar garden flowers (1879).
From Anne Pratt’s Wild flowers Volume I (1893).
From Thomas Martyn and Frederick Polydore Nodder’s Flora rustica: exhibiting … figures of such plants as are either useful or injurious in husbandry Volume I (1791).
The MC Migel Library of the American Printing House for the Blind has been adding lots of great new items recently. Here are just a few:
- Over forty annual reports from the National Society for the Prevention of Blindness
- Two annual reports from the Pittsburgh Blind Association
- Reports from the Pennsylvania Home Teaching Society and Free Circulating Library for the Blind
Additionally, the Wellcome Library has been adding lots of titles to its collection of medical officer of health reports all of which are available as part of the MHL, too.
From Lady Caroline Catherine Wilkerson’s Weeds and wild flowers : their uses, legends, and literature (1858).
From Shirley Hibberd and F. Edward Hulme’s Familiar garden flowers (1879).