Library in 1742.
[ Up the stairs near Yale Memorabilia.
the Rev. Samuel Russel's house in Branford
where the ministers met to found the
on the inside of the door from the Societies'
bookplates: on the left on entering,
the Linonia bookplate,
on the right, the Brothers in Unity.
On each side
of the fireplace, five carved wooden panels:
on the left, three decorated linen
fold alternating with two
from bookplates of the Brothers in
Unity Society; on the
right, three decorated linen fold alternating
of the Linonia Society. A panel on
the carved stone mantle:
LINONIA AND BROTHERS
and below the inscription:
HAEC STUDIA ADULESCENTIAM
ALUNT, SENECTUTEM OBLECTANT
The window decorations are readers or scholars from
early woodcuts and illustrations:
St. Mark writing his Gospels,
from the Bedford Book of Hours.
The disputation, Mediæval
Paulus Attavanti, Breviarium
totius juris canonici ... Memmingen,
Bookplate of the Alexander
Kohut Memorial Collection.
Jacob Locher, the editor
of Horace, at his desk. Woodcut from the first
illustrated edition of Horace, Strassburg, Grüninger, 1498.
Petrus de Montagnana,
Ketham, Fasciculus medicine, Venice, 1522.