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Administration Union Ticket, Sacramento, California, 1851.

Election Ephemera

Peggy Carouthers
In 2008, when Alicia Yin Cheng stumbled across an article in the New Yorker chronicling the strange, fraught history of American elections, she had no idea that just twelve years later she would be publishing a book on the visual history of the printed ballot.
Arthur Miller

New York Public Library Acquires Arthur Miller’s Personal Study Library

The NYPL has acquired by gift, and through the generosity of his family, Arthur Miller's collection of his published plays, books, translations, anthologies, and other publications relating to his work in various editions.
Charles Dickens stamps

UK Post Office Issues New Dickens Stamps

Alex Johnson
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of Charles Dickens this year, the Isle of Man Post Office in association with the Charles Dickens Museum in London has produced a set of six stamps featuring five of John Leech’s illustrations for A Christmas Carol.
Vignola, Regola delli cinque ordini d’architettura

Collection of Stunning French Renaissance Bindings Reunited

Rebecca Rego Barry
The Morgan Library & Museum opened "Poetry and Patronage: The Laubespine-Villeroy Library Rediscovered," an exhibition that brings together spectacular bindings from the library of Claude III de Laubespine.