Center City Branch
Vox Populi, Philadelphia
August 7 - August 30, 2009

Center City Branch was assembled from books found in thrift stores and used bookstores across Philadelphia as well as 25 titles borrowed from the Free Library of Philadelphia. A photocopier, scanner, and work table were provided to for general use. Library-generated artworks by Kim Beck, Rachel Bers, Charles Goldman, Steve Griffin, Marget Long, Anna Stein, and Chris Warrington were exhibited alongside the books.

Center City Branch at the Vox Populi website


Borrowed from the Free Library of Philadelphia

Army Uniforms of World War I
New York, NY: Arco Publishing Company, 1978
355.14 M738a

U.S. Army Uniforms of World War II
Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1991
355.1409 St26u

Building the Universe
Oxford, England: Basil Blackwell, 1985
539.7 B868t

Soap Bubbles: Their Colours and the Forces Which Mold Them
New York, NY: Dover Publications, 1959
541.3453 B712s

Essex, England: Longman Scientific & Technical, 1986
551.4 Sp26g2

Weather From Above: America's Meteorological Satellites
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1991
551.5028 H553w

Gems: Their Sources, Descriptions, and Identification
London: Butterworth & Co, 1970
553.8 W397g

Atlas of Human Anatomy
New York, NY: Barnes & Noble Books, 1985
611.0022 At65o

How to Dissect: Exploring with Probe and Scalpel
New York, NY: Sentinel Books Publishers, 1961
611.07 B456h

Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects
Philadelphia, PA: W. B. Saunders Company, 1993
612.64 M784b3

Encyclopedia of American Steam Traction Engines
Sarasota, FL: Crestline Publishing, 1976
629.1292 N75e

Space Exploration: The Dream and the Reality
Wylie, TX: Information Plus, 1990
629.4 Sp11e

The Complete Handbook of Lawnmower Repair
Blue Ridge Summit, PA: Tab Books, 1975
631.35 D399c

Neptune City, NJ: T. F. H. Publications, 1988
639.392 R543t

Tennis for Advanced Players and Those Who Would Like to Be
Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Publishers, 1984
796.3422 G911t

Racquetball for Everyone: Technique & Strategy
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1985
796.343 Sy58r

The First Hitting Book
Orange, CA: IBI Individual Baseball Instruction, 1984
796.3572 H334f

T'ai-Chi: The "Supreme Ultimate" Exercise for Health, Sport, and Self-Defense
Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Co, 1993
796.4 C421t

Trampoline Tumbling Today
Cranbury, NJ: A. S. Barnes and Co, 1970
796.47 G889t2

Venturing Underground: The New Speleo's Guide
West Yorkshire, England: E P Publishing, 1983
796.525 L994v

An Illustrated History of Boxing
Secaucus, NJ: Carol Publishing Group, 1997
796.8309 F628i

Encyclopedia of Sailing
New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1971
797 En19o

Open Water Sport Diver Manual
Englewood, CO: Jeppenson Sanderson, 1984
797.23 Op2w

Birds of Prey
London: B T Batsford, 1982
799.232 F751b

All About Varmint Hunting
Washington, D.C.: The Stone Wall Press, 1982
799.25 Si82a

Acquired in Philadelphia

Animals in Migration
Atoms Today and Tomorrow
The Creative Crafts Yearbook: An Exciting New Collection of Needlework and Crafts
Descriptive Geometry
The Discovery of Our Galaxy
Distributed Databases: Principles and Systems
The Doll Registry: A Guide to the Description and Value of Antique and Collectible Dolls
Encyclopedia of Computers and Electronics
Exercises in Physical Geology
Experiments in Optical Illusion
Fly: The Complete Book of Sky Sailing
Fondue: The Fine Art of Fondue, Chinese Wok and Chafing Dish Cooking
From Semaphore to Satellite
Fundamentals of Riding
Gesneriads and How to Grow Them
Guide to Mars
Guide to Modern Clothing
How About Birdwatching
How to Stay Pretty & Trim
Jack La Lanne's Slim and Trim Diet and Exercise Guide
The Life of Birds
The Life of the Ocean
The New Book of Small Boats
New York City
Passenger Aircraft and Airlines
Porpoises and Sonar
Principles of Earth Science
Promethean Fire: Reflections on the Origin of Mind
[Russian Archaeological Dig]
The School Library: Facilities for Independent Study in the Secondary School
Secrets of Life
Ships of the Fleet
Skin and Scuba Diving
Small Appliance Repair Guide
Spinning Wheel's Complete Book of Dolls
The Square to Square Golf Swing: Modern Method for the Modern Player
The Technique of the Motion Picture Camera
A Text-Book for Dental Assistants
These Are the Sacraments
Yoga for Americans: A Complete 6 Weeks' Course for Home Practice

Brought from Brooklyn

Understanding Human Behavior: Vol. 1: An Illustrated Guide to Successful Human Relationships
New York, NY: Columbia House, 1974
BF145 .U53 vol. 1

Inkblot Perception and Personality: Holtzman Inkblot Technique
Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1961
BF431 .H557
How to Test Your ESP
New York, NY: E. P. Dutton, 1982
BF1321 .C634

Architecture: Drafting and Design
New York, NY: McGraw Hill, 1971
NA2700 .H4

Introduction to Botany
Boston, MA: Ginn and Company, 1914
QK47 .B522
The Plant World: A Text in College Botany
New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company, Inc., 1941
QK47 .F88

Inside Wood: Masterpieces of Nature
Wasington, D.C.: The American Forestry Association, 1970
QK647 .H37

The Forest
New York, NY: Time Incorporated, 1961
QK938.F6 F34

Optical Illusions
New York, NY: Franklin Watts, 1986
QP495 .W48

Bark Structure of North American Conifers
Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1954
S21 .A72 no.1095