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Rare books

Libraries acquire rare copy of seminal 19th-century essay
Published Dec 5, 2019
'A Problem in Greek Ethics' by poet John Addington Symonds helped set the stage for the modern gay-rights movement
Pixels and parchment
Published Spring 2017
Textual scholar Stephen Nichols makes the case for digitizing medieval manuscripts / Johns Hopkins Magazine
From the library, with love
Books to make you blush
Published Feb 12, 2016 Photos
Sheridan Libraries hosts its annual Valentine's library treat, an open house of saucy and sweet books sure to make anyone swoon
Returned to owner
Published Summer 2015
How a rare, stolen book ended up in the Sheridan Libraries / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Romance language
Books of love, both rare and risqué
Published Feb 13, 2015 Photos
Special exhibit gives students a glimpse of romantic texts through the ages
Forging ahead
Fake texts go on display
Published Sept-Oct 2014
'Fakes, Lies, and Forgeries' open Oct. 5 at George Peabody Library / Gazette
Take note
'Ambitious' annotation project
Published July 15, 2014
JHU is leading an exploration of historical reading practices through notes preserved in early printed books / New York Times
Book reports
Mining the margin notes
Published July 11, 2014
Digital humanities research project will explore annotations in early modern books
An evolving museum
Published Nov 2013
Evergreen Museum exhibit shows off recent, promised gifts, including paintings by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Zelda Fitzgerald / Gazette
Rare books on the brain
Published Nov 2013
New Peabody Library exhibition 'The Dawn of Neurosurgery' chronicles birth, evolution of surgical specialization / Gazette