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    NOTES FROM E-SYLUM READERS: FEBRUARY 5, 2017

    02/05/2017

    e needed to transcribe interpret those recently found Connecticut account books Fantastic stuff and an awakening of sorts for researchers that cannot camp out for months in museum and library archives Now if we could just get the next generation to be interested in something other than video games smile Thanks again Julia That find was a gem Editor Bob Van Arsdell writes The Martinus Scriblerus article mentions John Arbuthnot a numismatic author in his own right He wrote two books on ancient coin weights the best known is quot Tables of Ancient Coins weights and measures explained and exemplified in several dissertations quot 1727 I 39 ve attached a photo of the title page John Arbuthnot 39 s name doesn 39 t appear in the 1727 book only that of his son Charles The son ha


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    Harper's New Monthly Magazine

    /1850 Numismatics Periodicals

    s dis position to mathematics for ho was a remark able child was discovered very early by his irawing parallel lines on his bread and butter and intersecting them at equ l angles so as to form the whole superficies into squares His hther also wisely resolved that he should ac quire the learned languages especially Greek Digitized b Google and remarking curiously enough that young Martinus Scriblerus was remarkably fond of gingerbread the happy idea came into his parental head that his pieces of gingerbread should be stamped with the letters of the Greek alphabet and such was the child s avidity for knowledge that the very first day he eat down to iota When Sir Isaac Newton changed his resi dence and went to live in Leicester place his next door neighbor was a widow lady who was much pu


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    WAYNE'S WORDS: THE E-SYLUM JANUARY 29, 2017

    WAYNE'S WORDS: THE E-SYLUM JANUARY 29, 2017

    01/29/2017

    Portal Other topics this week include sculptor Lee Lawrie a contemporary account of the Connecticut Coppers electronic publishing and vanishing websites Jernigan 39 s Lottery medal recent and upcoming coin auctions coinage debasement in medieval England the 1632 Purim talers the first 1794 dollars and the 1796 blockheads To learn more about Marvin Tameanko Dick Punchard J S G Boggs Martinus Scriblerus Pol Dom Demetrius T Eaton Dave Perkins Amon Carter Jr Eric Bloodaxe the All Russian Central Union of Consumer Societies the E Pluribus Venom Note the Rectoverso Technique no it 39 s not dirty and getting the 39 h quot out of Pittsburgh read on Have a great week everyone Wayne Homren Editor The E Sylum Back to top


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    Catalogue of a large collection of choice and rare books, ancient and modern editions from the library of Mr. Henry A. Brady. [12/12/1845]



    17 353 Swift s Tale of a Tub and Battle of the Books with Apology and Notes by Dr VVotton c Svo half morocco coloured plates London 1811 354 The Visions of Don Francisco de Quevedo Villegas translated from the Spanish by Sir Roger L Estrange 8vo calf rare London 1703 355 Memoirs of the Extraordinary Life Works and Discoveries of Martinus Scriblerus by Pope and Arbuthnot rare 12mo 1741 35G Homeii Travestie A Burlesque Translation of Homer by Brydges 2 vols Svo humorous plates rare London 1797 357 Letters from the Dead to the Living by Tom Brown Capt Ay loff Henry Barker and others Svo London 1702 35S Hans of Iceland by Victor Hugo with spirited etchings by Cruik shank 12mo London 1837 359 Hood s Own or Laughter fro


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    Catalogue of a large collection of choice and rare books, ancient and modern editions from the library of Mr. Henry A. Brady. [12/12/1845]



    17 353 Swift s Tale of a Tub and Battle of the Books with Apology and Notes by Dr VVotton c Svo half morocco coloured plates London 1811 354 The Visions of Don Francisco de Quevedo Villegas translated from the Spanish by Sir Roger L Estrange 8vo calf rare London 1703 355 Memoirs of the Extraordinary Life Works and Discoveries of Martinus Scriblerus by Pope and Arbuthnot rare 12mo 1741 35G Homeii Travestie A Burlesque Translation of Homer by Brydges 2 vols Svo humorous plates rare London 1797 357 Letters from the Dead to the Living by Tom Brown Capt Ay loff Henry Barker and others Svo London 1702 35S Hans of Iceland by Victor Hugo with spirited etchings by Cruik shank 12mo London 1837 359 Hood s Own or Laughter fro


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    Harper's New Monthly Magazine

    /1850 Numismatics Periodicals

    s dis position to mathematics for ho was a remark able child was discovered very early by his irawing parallel lines on his bread and butter and intersecting them at equ l angles so as to form the whole superficies into squares His hther also wisely resolved that he should ac quire the learned languages especially Greek Digitized b Google and remarking curiously enough that young Martinus Scriblerus was remarkably fond of gingerbread the happy idea came into his parental head that his pieces of gingerbread should be stamped with the letters of the Greek alphabet and such was the child s avidity for knowledge that the very first day he eat down to iota When Sir Isaac Newton changed his resi dence and went to live in Leicester place his next door neighbor was a widow lady who was much pu


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    Catalogue of a large collection of choice and rare books, ancient and modern editions from the library of Mr. Henry A. Brady. [12/12/1845]



    17 353 Swift s Tale of a Tub and Battle of the Books with Apology and Notes by Dr VVotton c Svo half morocco coloured plates London 1811 354 The Visions of Don Francisco de Quevedo Villegas translated from the Spanish by Sir Roger L Estrange 8vo calf rare London 1703 355 Memoirs of the Extraordinary Life Works and Discoveries of Martinus Scriblerus by Pope and Arbuthnot rare 12mo 1741 35G Homeii Travestie A Burlesque Translation of Homer by Brydges 2 vols Svo humorous plates rare London 1797 357 Letters from the Dead to the Living by Tom Brown Capt Ay loff Henry Barker and others Svo London 1702 35S Hans of Iceland by Victor Hugo with spirited etchings by Cruik shank 12mo London 1837 359 Hood s Own or Laughter fro


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    Harper's New Monthly Magazine

    /1850 Numismatics Periodicals

    s dis position to mathematics for ho was a remark able child was discovered very early by his irawing parallel lines on his bread and butter and intersecting them at equ l angles so as to form the whole superficies into squares His hther also wisely resolved that he should ac quire the learned languages especially Greek Digitized b Google and remarking curiously enough that young Martinus Scriblerus was remarkably fond of gingerbread the happy idea came into his parental head that his pieces of gingerbread should be stamped with the letters of the Greek alphabet and such was the child s avidity for knowledge that the very first day he eat down to iota When Sir Isaac Newton changed his resi dence and went to live in Leicester place his next door neighbor was a widow lady who was much pu


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