Category Archives: Interesting Finds

H.H. Richardson Complex Print

I finally got my letterpress print of the H. H. Richardson Complex matted and framed. Really like the way it turned out. Well worth the money for the print. Bridget and I have been looking for a nice print of … Continue reading

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Gustave Doré illustrations of Purgatory and Paradise

I’ve added 60 plates from Dante Alighieri’s Purgatory and Paradise to the Gustave Doré Illustrations Collection. Gustave Doré (1832-1883) was a French artist from the 19th-century. View the digital collection

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Fairy Moonbeam Storybook Collection [UPDATED]

I am currently working on scanning some really cool chromolithographic fairytale images. We hope to put these up as a digital collection in the UB Libraries. These images are from 1880. [UPDATED] I got the prints uploaded to our library … Continue reading

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Rare Leaves of Grass Edition

I was taking photos of rare books for a University Archives digital collection last week and this edition of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass caught my eye. John Edens, the university archivist told me it is a very rare edition that … Continue reading

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