boston public library


“Affection is a coal that must be cooled,
Else suffered, it will set the heart on fire.
The fire hath bounds, but deep desire hath none.”

~ Venus and Adonis, England’s Parnassus

The Discovery of Witchcraft, 1584, Reginald Scot

“What is in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other word would smell as sweet”

~ Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare, 1623, One of five surviving copies of the fourth edition.


                          The Great Libraries Of America (Series 1)

1. Peabody Library, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

2. The New York Public Library, New York City

3. Doe Memorial Library, University of California-Berkeley

4. The Morgan Library & Museum, New York City

5. Suzzallo Library in Seattle, Washington

6. Boston Public Library, Boston