Category Archives: Old Collection

A book from the oldest part of the ICI Library which means it is usually old, rare, or unusual.

LIBRARY SHELF: From the Center

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Lippard, Lucy R.; From the Center: Feminist Essays on Women’s Art (1976) ICI Shelf: Women First Line: “In print, Lucy LIppard seems enthusiastic and committed to the art she deals with.” Last Line: “The little people form a chain and … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: The Heart of Man

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Fromm, Erich; The Heart of Man: Its Genius for Good and Evil (1964) ICI Shelf: Trotter FIRST LINE: “Religious perspectives represent a quest for the rediscovery of man.” LAST LINE: “If this should happen to the entire human race or to its … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Fire Next Time

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Baldwin, James The Fire Next Time (1963) ICI Shelf: Austerlitz FIRST LINE: “Dear James: I have begun this letter five times and torn it up five times” LAST LINE: “God gave Noah the Rainbow sign, No more water, the fire next time!” ICI … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: The Letters of Virginia Woolf

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Nicolson, Nigel; The Letters of Virginia Woolf: Volume One 1888-1912 (1975) ICI Shelf: Austerlitz FIRST LINE: “This is a spontaneous production of Miss Stephen, on seeing a picture of the Adirondacks and hearing that you had been there.” LAST LINE: “Only … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Struggles and Triumphs

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Barnum, P.T.; Struggles and Triumphs/ The Life of P.T. Barnum, Written by Himself (1927) ICI Shelf: Trotter FIRST LINE: “I now come to a series of events which, all things considered, constitutes one of the most remarkable experiences of my life” … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: The Laws of Health

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Hutchinson; The Laws of Health ICI Shelf: Hippocrates FIRST LINE: “The bones – The human body is the house in which the soul of the man dwells during life.” LAST LINE: “Vocal Cords – Two elastic bands or ridges situated in the … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: How to Make and Use a Magic Mirror

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Tyson, Donald; How to Make and Use a Magic Mirror: Psychic Windows Into New Worlds (1990) ICI Shelf: Austerlitz FIRST LINE: “All mirrors are magical.” LAST LINE: “They can also be selected from the hierarchy of Enochian spirits or from … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Little Dorrit

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Dickens, Charles; The Works of Charles Dickens: Little Dorrit (1873) ICI Shelf: Galt First Line: “Thirty years ago, Marseilles lay burning in the sun, one day.” Last Line: “They went quietly down into the roaring streets, inseparable and blessed; and as they passed … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Interface

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Gilot, Françoise; Interface: The Painter and the Mask (1983) ICI Shelf: Galt First Line: “The painter gazes; the painting is his mask.” Last Line: “Ou Tao Tseu never returned.” ICI History: First Line, Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed (06-30-16) Notes: Signed … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Successful Photography

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Feininger, Andreas; Successful Photography (1954) ICI Shelf: Dante First Line: “This book was written to teach you “photography.” Last Line: “Call a physician!” ICI History: First Line, Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed (05-24-16) Accession #: ICI-02589

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