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February 26, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Report of the proceedings of the Society of the Army of the Tennesse at the ... annual meeting.

February 24, 2017
online resource : illustrations, maps.
Covers the 1st annual meeting held in Cincinnati, Ohio on November 14/15, 1866 through the <38th and 42nd/43rd annual meetings held in St. Louis, Missouri on November 11/12, 1908 and Peoria, Illinois on October 3/4, 1912/Chicago, Illinois on September 30/October 1, 1914>.

Biggle poultry book : a concise and practical treatise on the management of farm poultry

February 24, 2017
Biggle, Jacob.
Philadelphia : Atkinson, ©1917.
1 online resource (176 pages, [16] leaves of plates) : illustrations (some color).
Includes index.

Orchids : their culture and management. With descriptions of all the kinds in general cultivation

February 24, 2017
Watson, William, 1858-1925.
London : L. Upcott Gill, [1890]
1 online resource (xi, 554 pages) : color frontispiece, illustrations, plates (some color, some folded)

Biggle berry book : small fruit facts from bud to box conserved into understandable form

February 23, 2017
Biggle, Jacob.
1 online resource (144 pages) : color frontispiece, illustrations, XIV color plates.
Includes index.

Catalogue of casts of fossils : from the principal museums of Europe and America ; with short descriptions and illustrations

February 21, 2017
Ward, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1834-1906.
Rochester, N.Y. : Benton & Andrews, 1866.
1 online resource (viii, 228 pages) : illustrations, plates.

The romance and tragedy of pioneer life : a popular account of the heroes and adventurers who, by their valor and war-craft, beat back the savages from the borders of civilization and gave the American forests to the plow and the sickle

February 21, 2017
Mason, Augustus Lynch, 1859-1939.
Cincinnati, O. : Jones Brothers and Co., 1883.
1 online resource (1032 pages) : illustrations, maps, plates, portraits.
"Embracing The legend of Powhatan ; The trials of La Salle ; The fate of Philip ; The lion and the lilies ; Roger's rangers ; The adventures of Wayne's scouts ; The ambition of Pontiac ; Brant and the Mohawks ; The bloody year of the three 7's ; The conflict in the Ohio Valley ; The exploits of Wetzel ; The courage of Kenton ; The bravery of Brady ; The days of Daniel Boone ; The Moravian massacres ; The cruelties of Girty ; The doom of Crawford ; Troubles of the Tennesseeans ; The romance of Red Eagle ; The true story of the Prophet ; The sorrows of the Seminolds ; Black Hawk's humiliation ; The history of Kit Carson ; The heroes of the Lone Star State ; The tragedy of Minnesota ; Joseph and his brethern ; The red man to-day, etc."

Views of Petrified Forest

February 20, 2017
Banning, Leland.
1 online resource (5 unnumbered leaves) : all photographs.
Black and white photographs mounted on blank pages.

Paris known and unknown

February 20, 2017
Walton, William, 1843-1915.
Philadelphia : G. Barrie & Son, c1898-[c1901].
1 online resource (3 volumes) : illustrations (some color), 89 plates (20 color, 5 double), map, 7 plans.
"Il flotte sans être submergé."
v. I. Introduction ; Gallo-Roman and pre-mediæval periods ; The court and the upper classes ; The bourgeois and the lower classes ; The administration, national and municipal ; Religious, charitable, and educational institutions ; Operas and theatres: Paris as a musical centre -- v. II. Social functions: official and private ; Amusements, restaurants, and cafés ; Financial and commercial ; Paris as an artistic centre ; Paris as a centre of literature and science ; National art manufactures: Sèvres, Gobelins, Savonnerie, Beauvais, etc. ; The great museums -- v. III. Paris: architectural and monumental ; Street scenes, groups in parks, etc. ; Transportation, public and private ; Paris: the famous historical environs ; Expositions.

Report on yellow fever in Ohio as it appeared during the summer of 1878

February 20, 2017
Minor, Thomas C. (Thomas Chalmers), 1846 or 1847-1912.
Cincinnati : Cincinnati Lancet Press, 1878.
1 online resource (122 pages)
Included are case histories of the disease on board steamboats, including the steamer John Porter at Gallipolis, Ohio, p. 23-39.

An act incorporating the city of Cincinnati : and a digest of the ordinances of said city, of a general nature, now in force, with an appendix

February 20, 2017
Cincinnati : Lodge, L'Hommedieu and Co., printers, 1835.
1 online resource (164 pages)
Includes index.

Report of the Secretary of War : communicating (in compliance with a resolution of the Senate) a copy of the report of Captain T.J. Cram, on the best mode of improving the navigation of the Ohio river at the falls at Louisville.

February 20, 2017
1 online resource (2 volumes) : maps, plans.
The report itself was issued in 1844. "The execution of these drawings having been delayed beyond the time for binding the documents, the report to which they belong will be found as Doc. 243 in vol. 4, 1st Sess. 28th Cong." The maps contain great detail, showing dwellings, outbuildings, names of residents, paths, orchards, fields, etc.
Part 1 is the Report with 20 folded leaves of maps and plans.

Skating

February 20, 2017
Heathcote, J. M. (John Moyer)
London : Longmans, Green and Co., 1892.
1 online resource (xiv, 464 pages, 11 plates) : illustrations.
Includes index.
Skating. Introduction -- I. The origin and development of skating / J.M. Heatchote -- II. First principles of skating, and suggestions to beginners / J.M. Heathcote -- III. Figure-skating / T. Maxwell Witham -- IV. Skating as a recreation / J.M. Heathcote -- V. Holland / C.G. Tebbutt -- VI. early racing, and some records of the National Skating Association / J.M. Heathcote -- VII. Modern racing / C.G. Tebbutt -- VIII. Training / C.G. Tebutt -- IX. Style in skating / C.G. Tebbutt -- Curling / Rev. John Kerr -- Toboganning / Ormond Hake -- Ice-sailing / Henry A. Buck -- Bandy / C.G. Tebbutt -- Index.

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