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Pressburger Finger-kalenderl auf das Jahr 1799. inside front cover, t.p; printed in red and black; ladies pocket-calendar;

The inside front cover and first page of a ladies pocket-calendar for the year 1799, printed in Pressburg. This book is one of many miniatures found in the Wing Collection.

Donating to the Collection


The Newberry welcomes donations of items that will extend, strengthen, and complement the library’s collection. Potential donations are reviewed by Newberry staff to determine their appropriateness to the collection and their place within the library’s collecting emphases. If you are considering a gift of materials to the Newberry, please contact our curators or email collecting@newberry.org.


The Newberry also welcomes donations of funds to support the acquisition, cataloging, and conservation of materials. To learn more about these giving opportunities, please contact Meredith Petrov, Director of Development, at (312) 255-3687 or petrovm@newberry.org.


Donating to the Book Fair


We have reached our inventory capacity for the 2020 Book Fair and are currently not accepting donations. We will resume accepting donations after Labor Day 2020. In the meantime, please consider giving your books to the following organizations:



Questions? Please call (312) 255-3581.


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