Encyclopedia Brunoniana


  • In 1954 the library announced the acquisition of its millionth item, "De Homine Figuris et Latinate Donatus a Florentio Schuyl" by Descartes, printed in Leyden in 1662, a gift of Albert E. Lownes ’20, and its eight hundred thousandth book, "Compendium Pharmaceuticum," compiled by John Francis Coste, physician-in-chief of the French forces in America in the Revolution, given by the heirs of Solomon Drowne 1773.Library