Welcome to George Peabody Library's Wunderkammer!

From dandies in danger to the lusty dramas of educated fleas, the George Peabody Library proves that the past was indeed STRANGE! Visit us in Baltimore (don't worry, in addition to the strange things depicted here, we also have plenty of old and rare and classy books, too).

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 9am -5pm; Friday 9-3

Address: 17 East Mount Vernon Place Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 410-234-4943

Libguide: http://bit.ly/g1UsTk

Email: hherr1@jhu.edu

This image shows a book that is a part of the Dorothy McIlvain Scott Collection, which is composed of lovely exemplars of fine binding and fore-edge painting. This particular book has a painted fore-edge showing Pooh & his friends! Aren’t they so cute?Milne, A. A. The House at Pooh Corner. London, 1928.Call No.: 823 .912 M6351 1928Location: The George Peabody Library

This image shows a book that is a part of the Dorothy McIlvain Scott Collection, which is composed of lovely exemplars of fine binding and fore-edge painting. This particular book has a painted fore-edge showing Pooh & his friends! Aren’t they so cute?

Milne, A. A. The House at Pooh Corner. London, 1928.
Call No.: 823 .912 M6351 1928
Location: The George Peabody Library

This image shows a book that is a part of the Dorothy McIlvain Scott Collection, which is composed of lovely exemplars of fine binding and fore-edge painting. This particular book has a painted fore-edge showing Pooh & his friends!
Look! It’s Tigger, frolicking in the grass! Milne, A. A. The House at Pooh Corner. London, 1928.Call No.: 823 .912 M6351 1928Location: The George Peabody Library

This image shows a book that is a part of the Dorothy McIlvain Scott Collection, which is composed of lovely exemplars of fine binding and fore-edge painting. This particular book has a painted fore-edge showing Pooh & his friends!

Look! It’s Tigger, frolicking in the grass!

Milne, A. A. The House at Pooh Corner. London, 1928.
Call No.: 823 .912 M6351 1928
Location: The George Peabody Library

Of Books & Honey Pots!
Are you all excited about the latest summer movie involving a whimsical literary character?  We’re talkin’ Winnie-the-Pooh, of course!  Check out this adorable example of fore-edge painting featuring some of our favorite woodland friends.  It’s but one of the amazing works of art in our Dorothy McIlvain Scott Collection of beautifully decorated books!
Milne, A. A. The House at Pooh Corner. London, 1928.
Call No.: 823 .912 M6351 1928 Location: George Peabody Library

Of Books & Honey Pots!

Are you all excited about the latest summer movie involving a whimsical literary character?  We’re talkin’ Winnie-the-Pooh, of course!  Check out this adorable example of fore-edge painting featuring some of our favorite woodland friends.  It’s but one of the amazing works of art in our Dorothy McIlvain Scott Collection of beautifully decorated books!

Milne, A. A. The House at Pooh Corner. London, 1928.

Call No.: 823 .912 M6351 1928
Location: George Peabody Library