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Marginalia

Marginalia is a series of short guides to collections and material in the holdings of Rare Books and Special Collections. Individual copies of Marginalia are available from the Rare Books and Special Collections (address below).

Myra Nan Rosenfeld. Marginalia VI Opere Varie, By His Own Hand. Piranesi's Visionary Images of Ancient and Modern Rome and the Significance of the McGill Copy of the Opere Varie.
Montreal: Rare Books and Special Collections, Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art, McGill University Libraries, 2001.
Written by Rare Books and Special Collections Scholar-in-Residence, this publication includes a summary catalogue of books, etchings and engravings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, his predecessors, his contemporaries, and his followers. There are 30 full-page illustrations.
Price: $25.
Richard Virr and Milada Vlach. Marginalia V APVD ALDVM. Aldines in the Libraries of McGill University / Les aldines dans les bibliothèques de l'Université McGill.
Montreal: Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University Libraries, 2000.
This 96 page catalogue includes twenty illustrations, an author-title index, an index for provenances, and an index of binders.
Price: $25.
Lorraine Dubreuil. Marginalia IV Early Canadian Maps. The W.H. Pugsley Collection. Cartes anciennes du Canada. La collection de W.H. Pugsley.
Montreal: Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University Libraries, 1998.
An illustrated, with bilingual preface and introduction, description of the 50 early Canadian maps, dating from 1556 to 1857, donated to the Library in 1971-72 by Dr. William Howard Pugsley, a McGill alumnus and former professor in the Faculty of Management.
Price $15.
Richard Virr and Nellie Reiss. Marginalia III Bibliotheca Canadiana. A Historical Survey of Canadian Bibliography / Étude historique de la bibiliographie canadienne.
Montreal: Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University Libraries, 1998.
This bilingual catalogue of the exhibition mounted in 1996-1997 to celebrate the ninetieth birthday of Dr. Lawrence M. Lande traces the development of Canadian bibliographical studies from the early eighteenth century to the present day.
Price $20.
Donald Hogan. Marginalia II Early Decorated Book Papers.
Montreal: Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University Libraries, 1996.
An illustrated study of decorative papers from the sixteenth to early nineteenth centuries which were used for covers and endpapers of books in the collections of the Department.
Price $10.
Gary Tynski. Marginalia I Canadian Print Collection.
Montreal: Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University Libraries, 1996.
An illustrated guide to Canadian prints in the Department's Print Collection.
Price $10.

Exhibition Catalogues

Napoleon's Expedition to Egypt: A Bicentenary Exhibition.
An illustrated catalogue, prepared by Ann Marie Holland, curator of the exhibition, which was held in the Redpath Library Building and the Lande Reading Room of the Rare Books and Special Collections from August 1 to October 31, 1998. It may be ordered from the address below.
Price: $20.00
Carol Solomon Kiefer, ed. 'What was thus by chance begun...:' The Napoleon Collection of McGill University: Selected Prints and Illustrated Books.
Montreal: 1991.
Published at $16.00, now $8.00.
Carol Solomon Kiefer, ed. From Durer to Daumier: European Prints from the Collection of McGill University.
Montreal: 1993.
Published at $15.00, now $8.00.
Kathleen Toomey. Lincoln North. An exhibition drawn from the Nathanson Collection of Lincolniana to commemorate the anniversary of Lincoln's birth and the launching of the on-line catalogue of some 1050 pamphlets.
Montreal: Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University Libraries, 2002.

Poetry

Ken Norris. The Book of False Return.
Montreal: 1994.
Published in a signed edition of 150 copies. $10.
Christopher Dewdney. Recent Artifacts from the Institute of Applied Fiction.
Montreal: 1990.
Published in a signed edition of 250 copies in wrappers, on the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Rare Book Department.
Issued at $20.00, now $10.00.

Collection Catalogue

A Catalogue of the Lawrence Lande William Blake Collection in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections of the McGill University Libraries.
Montreal: 1983.
500 copies in cloth. $25.00.
(Separately issued index, in wrappers, included gratis).

These publications may be ordered from

Rare Books and Special Collections
McGill University Library
3459 McTavish Street
Montreal, QC H3A 1Y1
Canada

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