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The latest issue of Occasional Nuggets is now available!
Exploding blunderbusses; baby-marooning, amateur-dentist monarchs; scorpions soaked in rum; nautical hazing traditions and more. The Spring 2011 issue takes a look at George Miller's The Traveller's Guide to Madeira and the West Indies, a very strange nautical narrative published in 1815.
Fascinating content on the inside, hand-printed covers on the outside.
How to Get It:
Just fill out the order form and return it with your payment. A $15 subscription buys the year's four issues. (Back issues are available for $5 each. Just contact Special Collections if you're interested.)
Generous donors who give beyond the $15 annual subscription are listed in each issue. And all the proceeds are used to improve Special Collections. For more information: http://www.provlib.org/spc-occasionalnuggets
(Original post available on the Notes for Bibliophiles blog.)