Monday, May 16, 2016

Mostly Essays About My Books and Their Authors


Six of my eight blogs are book-related.


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MY SENTIMENTAL LIBRARY:

Jul 2018  A Serendipitous Visit to the Library of Kurt Zimmerman






Jun 2018  Logan Pearsall Smith and the Things He Wrote

May 2018  Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who's the Best Biographer of Them All?

Apr 2018  From The Book Barn in Niantic, Ct. to the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair in St. Petersburg, Fl.

Mar 2018:  Another One That Got Away, One I Gave Away, And One That Headed My Way; or, The Adventures and Misadventures of MoiBibliomaniac

Feb 2018:  On Collecting James Boswell

Jan 2018:  On Keeping Informed in the Book World

Dec 2017  The Bewicks And Their Bookplates:  Number Six of the Twelve Blog Posts For Christmas 229

Nov 2017  
Tom and Jerry:  Friends and Aiders 471



Oct 2017  Before the News Went Fake:  A Tour of Books About the Press 334

Sep 2017  Passages From Lambians in My Library, Large and Small 273

Aug 2017  Bathrooms, Outhouses, and Bodily Functions 422

Jul 2017  A Conglomeration of Cookbooks Collected by a Man Who Doesn't Cook 557

Jun 2017  Adrian H. Joline:  Author, Autograph Collector, and Dofob 350

May 2017  Augustine Birrell:  That Charming and Graceful Writer... 383

Apr 2017  Leigh Hunt & Two Leigh Hunt Collectors: Joseph T. Fields & Luther A. Brewer 422

Mar 2017  About Elliot Stock, Henry B. Wheatley, and The Book Lover's Library Series  214 481

Feb 2017:

 The Sentimental Airman  204 286



Jan 2017  A Virtual Tour of My Austin Dobson Collection  337 413

Dec 2016  Peter Motteux:  Number Five of the Twelve Blog Posts for Christmas  209 270

Nov 2016  A Bookman, A Bookplate, and a Whole Lotta Style  274 336

Oct 2016  The Bookstores of Copenhagen  280 324

Sep 2016  Other People's Books, Dead People's Books, and Boswell's Books  450 547

Aug 2016  Some Snippets of Wise Old Words Gathered in the Gutter...  295 357

Jul 2016:  121 Words or More About the Library Of An American Lexicographer  545 659

Jun 2016:  Some Things Gotten In Denmark  453 517

May 2016:  A Brass-Bound, Valve-In-Head Research Project:  The Story of the Publication of the Percy Letters  355 433

April 2016:  The Literary Studies of Norah Diana Maude  207 249

Mar 2016:  


The Story of Spence's Anecdotes 518 605






Feb 2016:  A Letter From an Illustrious Shakespearean Scholar To a Modern Autograph Collector 248 306

Jan 2016:  A Look Back At My Old WebTV Websites: Nov 1999 - Jan 2007  280 339
Dec 2015:  Miniature Books: Number Four of the Twelve Blog Posts For Christmas 295 365

Nov 2015:  John T. Winterich: the Man, His Books, And His Other Literary Endeavors  494 604

Oct 2015:  A Trip to New York: By Way of My Books  376 428

Sep 2015:  Some Worcester Sources and Other Discourses Concerning the Dictionary Wars  448 518

Aug 2015:  Appendiculæ Historicæ; Or, Shreds of History About a Book and Its Owners  407 459

Jul 2015:  Printers, Printmakers, and Other Bookmakers in My Library  589 642

Jun 2015:  The Book-Buying Binge of a Booklover  576 635

May 2015:  ...Knocked My Sox Off...  297 323

Apr 2015:  Bouba, Zaza, and the ILAB Pop Up Book Fairs: April 23, 2015  385 418

Apr 2015:  Whose Hands Were On This Book?  527 582

Mar 2015:


About Samuel Johnson's Undergraduate Library  628 662





Feb 2015:  A Gathering Of Other People's Collected Letters 573 613

Jan 2015:  Tidbits From My Books About American Book Publishers  283 306

Dec 2014:  The Displaced Book Collector And More  332 358

Dec 2014:  Grangerisers: Number Three of the Twelve Blog Posts For Christmas  270 314

Nov 2014:  The Early Editions of the Elements of Style  898 972

Oct 2014:  My Sentimental Library Blog: The First Five Years  595 632

Oct 2014:  The Second Beginning of the Chief End of Book Madness  427 466

Sep 2014:  The Last Book Sale Care Package  498 526

Aug 2014:  The Monk, the Bookseller, and the Manuscript:  Tracking Lydgate's Boke of 
                  the Sege of Troy Through Bernard Quaritch's Catalogues  1136 1266

Jul 2014:  In Memoriam:  Jamie Ryan DeJaynes  797 864

Jun 2014:  My Books About the English Book Trade  697 759



A Virtual Tour of My Collection of Essays  708 754




Apr 2014:  A Virtual Tour of My Poetry Collection  1052 1150

Mar 2014:  A Student of Catalogues  625 657

Feb 2014:  The Reference Library of a Bibliomaniac  1278 1323

Jan 2014:  A Census of Ladies in My Library  1057 1086

Dec 2013:  Twelve Blogs for Christmas:  Contributions to Biblionotes:  Chapbooks  388 425

Nov 2013:  Andrew Lang and the Property of a Gentleman Who Has Given Up Collecting  783 867

Oct 2013:  A Splendid History of Ownership  1281 1324

Sep 2013:  The Collector and the Collected:  Two Typophiles From New York  458 493

Aug 2013:  Elegant Extracts About Books, Booklovers, And Libraries  629 653


My Books About Libraries  1406 1493


Jun 2013:  Cataloguing and Recataloguing the Boswell Library  830 918

May 2013:  His Dictionary?  1055 1133

Apr 2013:  The Vanishing Breed:  A History of Bookbinding Compiled by Don Brady  1051 1136

Mar 2013:  From G's Hand  716 759

Feb 213:  RES JUDICATÆ:  A HISTORY  834 961

Jan 2013:  Memories of Things Experienced and Things Missed  971 1022

Dec 2012:  Twelve Blogs For Christmas:  Contributions to Biblionotes:  Ex-Libris  789 850

Nov 2012:  Mostly Letters About Bookplates  824 909

Oct 2012:  Books on Language:  Part the Last  243 273

Sep 2012:  Eloquent Words Written and Spoken  1525 1563

Aug 2012:  Grammars, Spellers, and Writing Guides  955 1027

Jul 2012:  My Philology Collection:  Dictionaries  1026 1076



A Virtual Tour of My Mary Hyde Collection  2922 3068




May 2012:  My Sentimental Library Collection:  Association Copies  619 659

Apr 2012:  Around the Dining Room Table:  A View of My Shakespeare Collection  517 556

Mar 2012:  On Or About Moi's Books About Books  698 754

Feb 2012:  My Samuel Johnson Collection:  Odd Volumes, Association Copies, And                        
                  Other Interesting Items  520 581

Jan 2012:  The Words of the Wise:  My Periodical Collection  546 581

Dec 2011:  Biblio Researching, Biblio-Connecting, and Biblio Reviewing  118 145

Nov 2011:  J. O. Halliwell-Phillipps, Bibliophile  805 872

Oct 2011:  In And About Foley  422 465

Sep 2011:  My Autograph Letter Collection  3191 3362

Aug 2011:  Grand Moments  753 828

Jul 2011:  Blog Posts From Two of My Other Blogs  144 165



Ten Books From Texas and Two Reminiscences  1405 1523





May 2011:  My Many Lives of Samuel Johnson  1887 2144

Apr 2011:  My William Targ Collection  785 844

Mar 2011:  Two Hurt Books And Their Former Owners  875 922

Feb 2011:  Changing Bookplates:  Multiple Bookplates of Famous People  3062 3193

Jan 2011:  Arthur Schlesinger's Bookplate:  The Whole Picture  1292 1374

Jan 2011:  Always Be On Time  403 433

Jan 2010:  A Cornerstone in American History  182 214

Oct 2009:  Snapshots of Mary Hyde 171 200

Oct 2009:  An Unexpected Find in Umatilla, Florida  761 811



BIBLIO-CONNECTING

Welcome to Biblio-Connecting:   Aug  2018




Biblio-Connecting, July 5, 2011 to Mar 2, 2018   5197 8882
All monthly biblio-connecting blog posts up to March 2, 2018 were added to this blog post.  I had to start a second post because the post had reached its limit in size:
Welcome to Biblio-Connecting:  Apr 1, 2018 to the Present







BIBLIO RESEARCHING

Jun 2018  The Demise of Lindmark's Book Shop, Poughkeepsie, New York


Sep 2017  Researching the Provenance of the Autograph Manuscript of Dream Children; A Reverie 184

Jan 2017  Notes And Queries Regarding the Authorship of O FOR A BOOKE  274 387

Sep 2015:  A Preliminary Examination of a Pamphlet Containing Two Reviews of Worcester's Edition of Johnson's Dictionary  168 221



Some Auspicious Biblio-Sleuthing  703 744





Dec 2013:  About Bibliomites, Biblionotes, and Walter "Wally" Harris  842 886

Oct 2013:  Is America Lost in the Funhouse?  269 287

May 2013:  


A Well-Lobbied Government: How the NRA Won the Battle Over the Second Amendment  634 687





Feb 2013:  The Boswell Copy of Piozzi's Anecdotes of Dr. Johnson?  308 335

Oct 2012:  Researching Serving You... And Its Catalog Records  758 821

Sep 2012:  About That Engraving By William Kneass...  659 695

May 2012:  Biblio Researching 101  307 329

Dec 2011:  Researching the Value of Outlines of the Life of Shakespeare  1362 1396

Jul 2011:  Corrections to the 1810 Catalogue of Greek & Latin Classics in the Auchinleck Library  805 829

Jul 2011:  A Statius Check  1170 1201

Apr 2010:  Stylized And the Forgotten Edition of Strunk's Elements of Style  587 626

Sep 2009:  A Correction to the Copyright and Bibliographic Records of The Elements of Style  575 609

May 2009:  William Strunk's Other Books in My Library  1308 1370

May 2009:  


My Elements of Style Collection  1924 2035





Sep 2008:  Charles Lamb's Library on Library Thing  112 131

Feb 2008:  Update on Letters Found in Books  86 93

Oct 2007:  Letters Found in Books  126 141

Oct 2007:  Researching a George Birkbeck Hill ALS  748 774



BIBLIOPHILES IN MY LIBRARY


Feb 2017  The Idiosyncrasies of a C. S. Forester Collector  258 500

Oct 2016     An Anecdote About Bob Fleck: Bookman to the End  1271 1503

Apr 2013:  

From Whence They Came: Don Brady and His Miniature Books  1768 2054



Aug 2009:  Kings of Persia  1128 1336

Apr 2009:  Birrell, Starrett, Morley, But Who is O.M.?  1174 1390

Mar 2009:  Cataloging Dead People's Books; Namely the Libraries of Samuel Johnson, James Boswell and Charles Lamb  2172 2422

Nov 2008:  William Targ, Bibliophile  1651 1898

Nov 2008:  

Mary Hyde and the Unending Pursuit  4150 4491



CONTEMPLATIONS OF MOIBIBLIOMANIAC


Feb 2017:  How Paul Fussell and Samuel Johnson Helped Me Write a Review of Michael Wolff's Book, Fire and Fury


Dec 2017:  My Best and My Worst Posts of 2017

Dec 2017  TrumpeterVille by Dean Gessie 30

Dec 2017                The Book Hunters of Katpadi by Pradeep Sebastian 131




Oct 2017  George & Lizzie:  A Novel by Nancy Pearl 90

Sep 2017  The Reckless Gamble in Our Electoral System 64

Jun 2017 Tales from the Dodger Dugout by Carl Erskine 106

Jun 2017  The Card Catalog;  Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures by the Library of Congress
161

Jun 2017  What Happened to Me:  My Life with Books, Research Libraries, and Performing Arts by David H. Stam 134

Feb 2017:  Hubert's Freaks by Gregory Gibson  332 542

Nov 2016  War Virgin:  My Journey of Repression, Temptation and Liberation by Laura Westley  142 289

Oct 2016  Boswell's Books by Terry Seymour and Commented upon by Jerry Morris  245 384

Aug 2016  The Toad by Elise Gravel  123 249

Jul 2016  A Scout's Report: My 70 Years in Baseball by George Genovese  176 303

Jul 2016:  Gone Boy: A Walkabout. A Father's Search for the Truth in His Son's Murder by Gregory Gibson  208 355

Jun 2016:  The Seven: The Lives of the Founding Fathers of the Irish Republic by Ruth Dudley Edwards  119 228

Apr 2016:  Lawrence C. Wroth's Notes For Bibliophiles by Richard J. Ring  155 245

Apr 2016:  My Friend Paul Ruxin  519 625

Feb 2016:  A Slideshow of a Bibliomaniac's Library  246 534




Rare Books Uncovered:  True Stories of Fantastic Finds in Unlikely Places by Rebecca Rego Barry  1048 1105




Dec 2015:  Separate Fountains by Patti Wilson Byars  312 369

Sep 2015:  Blue Blood by Edward Conlon  238 287

Sep 2015:  One Righteous Man:  Sam Battle and the Shattering of the Color Line in New York City by Arthur Browne  210 245

Sep 2015:  The Groaning Shelf and Other Instances of Book Love by Pradeep Sebastian  359 413

Mar 2015:  Whistle Stop:  How 31,000 Miles of Train Travel, 352 Speeches, and a Little Midwest Gumption Saved the Presidency of Harry Truman by Philip White  318 366

Dec 2014:  The Court-Martial of Paul Revere by Michael M. Greenburg  292 323

Sep 2014:  Johnny Evers:  A Baseball Life by Dennis Snelling  345 380



A Second Book of Booksellers:  Conversations With the Antiquarian Book Trade by Sheila Markham  568 620




Jul 2014:  Are Libraries Obsolete?  An Argument for Relevance in the Digital Age by Mark Y. Herring  276 307

Aug 2013:  A Most Heavenly Review?  355 389

Jun 2013:  A Former Owner's Review of the Poems and Plays of Robert Browning  595 639

Mar 2013:  LIBRARY FOR SALE  292 322

Feb 2013:  On Finding New Owners For My Old Books 270 300

Feb 2013:  On Selecting a Bookplate For My Library  2022 2162

Jan 2013:  Jerry Morris:  the Never-Ending Story  635 704

Dec 2012:  MoiBlogomaniac?  307 332

Dec 2012:  Contemplations of MoiBibliomaniac  362 389


THE DISPLACED BOOK COLLECTOR







Oct 2007:  The Displaced Book Collector Has Been Replaced!  258 294

Aug 2007:  Bookplate Literature  263 288

Jul 2007:  Moi the Bookplate Collector?  331 363

Jun 2007:  Once A Book Collector  266 297

Jun 2007:  My Library: A View From the Crib  303 344

Jun 2007:  Among the Leaves, Fruit  354 398

Jun 2007:  A Shelf In My Bookcase  332 377

May 2007:  To Displace: To Take The Place Of  161 172



IDLEWILD BLUE YONDER


Dec 2014:  On Flying Home for Christmas: An American Airlines Misadventure  94 111

Jan 2012:  The Night I Beat Up Johnny Polovoy  159 179

Aug 2011:  Loves Me, Loves Me Not  201 222

Nov 2009:  On Thanksgiving Day  1296 1368

Nov 2009:  ...But Not Forgotten  297 310

Sep 2007:  


Old Stoneface: Memories of New York  271 354





Jul 2007:  Peeping Toms  90 102

Jul 2007:  Stage Fright (Or the Day I Almost Killed My Mother)  54 61

Jul 2007:  My Old House: It Is Still Standing  62 73

Jul 2007:

The Old Neighborhood 562 583





CURSORY REMARKS ABOUT POLITICS

Aug 8, 2018:  The Fair Dinkum Down Under News About Donald Trump


Jul 7, 2018  Honor the Fallen:  Kendall K. Frederick

Jul 5, 2018  Cursory Remarks About Congressional Oversight & Oversile

Feb 24, 2018  How Paul Fussell and Samuel Johnson Helped Me Write a Review of Michael Wolff's book, Fire and Fury

Dec 30, 2017  A List of Donald Trump's Accomplishments in 2017 That Have Helped the Middle Class

Nov 10, 2017  Revisiting the Interpretation of the Second Amendment 61

Oct 18, 2017   The Sad Truth About Your President 
49


Sep 30, 2017:  The Reckless Gamble in Our Electoral System 80

Aug 16, 2017  Charlottesville:  Two Sides to a Story 48

Aug 1, 2017  Some Not-So-Great News Clippings From Down Under 43

Jul 21, 2017  Lady Justice Smiling Down 47

Jul 17, 2017  Seeing Red, Feeling Blue, and Turning Purple 58

Mar 17, 2017  A Close Look at Our Old U.S. Refugee Admissions Program  36 49

Mar 10, 2017  The Unaffordable American Health Care Act  45 126

Feb 16, 2017  Do You Really Think Flynn Discussed Sanctions with Russia on His Own?  27 91

Feb 6, 2016  It's Time We Stopped Calling Donald Trump a Christian  17 20

Feb 4, 2017  Trump's Actions are Despicable in any Language  27 33

Jan 30 2017  The Only Wall America Needs  31 39

Jan 21, 2017:  The Misogynist  27 33

Jan 2017:  A Presidential Thank You  44 50

Jan 2017  How the Affordable Care Act Really Became Unaffordable  45 126

Dec 2016  Cursory Remarks on the Current State of the Union  57 64

Dec 2016  Hillary Clinton's Biggest Mistake  64 85

Nov 10  Why Was Donald Trump So Popular?  42 46

Nov 9th,  The Sound of Broken Glass  38 42

Nov 2016  The Biggest Scandal Since Watergate  40 44

Oct 2016  The Biggest October Surprise of All  37 44

Oct 2016  Nothing New!  Vote Blue!  21 28

Oct 2016  A Face-in-the-Crowd Moment, or Trump Opened Big Yap Once Too Often  50 69

Oct 2016  Stronger Together v No Longer Together  36 42

Oct 2016 Donald Trump:  Last Misogynist Standing  27 33

Oct 2016  Donald Trump  36 40

Oct 2016   If I Were a Republican...  44 51

Sep 2016    Zika And Our Stagnant Congress  22 25

Sep 2016   Questions Raised About The Health And Stamina Of Our Presidential Candidates  18 26

Sep 2016   America And Its Moral Compass  67 71

Sep 2016  




How Citizens United Will Help Make America Great Again  40 44





Aug 2916   Crooked Hillary, The Clinton Foundation, And the Most Corrupt Enterprise in Political History  31 36

Aug 2016:  BIG SMEAR Is Coming  34 40

Aug 2016:   13 Benghazis, Prejudice, and Logic  37 43

Aug 2016: All In?  27 30

Aug 2016:  What Donald Trump Says That He Doesn't Know  33 38

Aug 2016:  About Cursory Remarks  113 132

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