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We’ve had some of our books for a really long time…

06 Dec

BCI bookplate ca1850One of the books in our rare books collection is The Greek Reader, by Frederic Jacobs, “Professor of the Gymnasium at Gotha,” in an American edition produced by David Patterson, “Teacher of Languages in New York.” This 1827 title was a reader used here at Brockport in the old Collegiate Institute days in the classical Greek classes. Featured here is the bookplate from this title, still here after all these years!

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Posted by on December 6, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

One response to “We’ve had some of our books for a really long time…

  1. Paul Poduszlo

    December 6, 2012 at 9:34 pm

    This is exactly why the “weeding out” process is an abomination. Stuff like this, or things that may be like this after a few decades, will be lost to our generation as well as future ones. Not to mention in impedes our ability to research.

     

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