Turning the Book Wheel
A tumblr of semi-random stuff from the stacks of the Smithsonian Libraries
16 of January, 2014

Some gifs and closeups of items that were adopted for preservation at our Adopt-a-Book Event last Thursday. Our Adopt-a-Book program lets us acquire and preserve rare books and manuscripts here at the world’s largest museum complex.


Bie, O., & Schnackenberg, W. (1920). Schnackenberg: Kostüme, plakate und dekorationen : 43 tafeln. München: Musarion-Verlag.
(Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Library’s Rare Book Collection)

Kreidolf, E. (1924). Ein wintermarchen. Erlenbach-Zurich [etc.]: Rotapfelverlag.
(Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Library, restricted use)

mbildt, G. (1850). Albumblätter: Allerlei stammbuchverse mit bildern. Esslingen: Verlag von J.F. Schreiber.
(Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Library, restricted use)

(188-?). The Tiny picture book. Charlestown: George W. Hobbs.
(Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology)

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