Adopt-A-Book News

Thanks to the generous support of donors to the Friends of the MU Libraries Adopt-A-Book program, conservator Jim Downey has been able to treat and repair a number of books from Special Collections.  Below is a sampling of before and after pictures from the latest batch of adoptees; click over to the Adopt-A-Book web site for more.  A sincere thanks to donors George Justice, H. & D. Moore, B. Winfield, M. Nagar, W. Oshinsky, P. Collins, J. Schweitzer, R. Drake and M. Correale.

A flora of North America by William P. C. Barton. Philadelphia: M. Carey & Sons, 1821-23.Ellinor: or, The world as it is: a novel by Mary Anne Hanway. London: Printed for William Lane, 1798M.T.C. Epistolae familiares accuratius recognitae. Venetiis : Apud Aldum et Andream Socerum, 1512

Kelli Hansen is Print Collections Librarian in Special Collections and Rare Books, where she focuses on outreach, instruction, and reference.

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