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New rare books now on view


The following recent acquisitions to the Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room are on display in the upper mezzanine:

Hanging by Robert Delford Brown, American performance and conceptual artist who founded, in 1964, the “First National Church of the Exquisite Panic.”

Twelve Persons in Graphic Design Today, a three-volume set presenting 12 revolutionary Japanese designers working in the 1960’s.

H.J. de Beijer Romers Oeuvre-Catalogus, a catalogue raisonne of de Beijer’s 18th century architectural views of the Netherlands.

A 1939 trade catalogue offering thermo-insulating boards and an 1890 trade catalog offering stamped metal work for interior and exterior architecture.

A 1940 competition booklet for Insulux Glass Block, which includes the submission by former UH College of Architecture professor Donald Barthelme, FAIA.

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