Highlighting the books, manuscripts, and maps that entered the Newberry collection and strengthened and extended existing collecting strengths between 2004 and 2012. This blog has been retired, and its goal of highlighting new acquisitions has been integrated into our “Source Material” blog.
A Polyglot publication of verse and calligrams welcoming Christina's arrival in Rome. It includes printing in Latin, Greek, Hebrew and Arabic. A spectacular example of typography produced by the Congregatio de Propaganda Fide, founded in 1622 in the wake of the Counter-Reformation to compete with Protestant missions around the world. Complements the Newberry's rich collections of Counter-Reformation printing.