Vol 8, No 2 (2007)


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Design by Gluekit (Christopher Sleboda and Kathleen Burns). (clockwise from top left): [1] Louis Hennepin, A Map of a New World between New Mexico and the Frozen Sea (London, 1698). [2] William Shakespeare, Sonnet Two (in Commonplace book, mid-17th c.). [3] Te-kagami jo (autographs of famous Japanese calligraphers of all ages since the 8th century). [4] James Weldon Johnson, The Changing Status of Negro Labor (New York, c.1918), p. [8]. [5] The Caledonian Mercury (Edinburgh, June 17, 1767), p. 1. [6] Athir al-Din al-Abhari, al-Mufaddal ibn Umar, Kitab al-Isaghuji (1669 or 70?). [7] Cherokee Phoenix, 1:24 (New Echota, Ga., 1828). [8] Ernest Fenollosa, a lady in the court (ca. 1936). [9] A Map of the Country of the Five Nations (in Cadwallader Colden, The History of the Five Indian Nations of Canada [London, 1747]). Image credits: all are from the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University; specif c collections: 1, 4, 7, are from the Yale Collection of Western Americana; 2 is from the James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection; and 8 is from the Yale Collection of American Literature