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Handwritten quote: “The best of life is conversation.”
From the front matter of The Art of Conversation: Twelve Golden Rules by Josephine Turck Baker (1921). Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Digitized March 1, 2008.
Throughout Charter, Trust Deed, and By-laws of the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (1859). Original from Princeton University. Digitized March 19, 2008.
Ripped circulation slip, found poem.
From the back matter of No Compromise with Slavery: An Address Delivered in the Broadway Tabernacle by William Lloyd Garrison (1845). Original from Harvard University. Digitized August 3, 2006.
Handwritten note (for use as a reaction image).
From the front matter of Cato’s Letters; or, Essays on Liberty, edited by John Trenchard (1737). Original from Oxford University. Digitized September 19, 2006.
Circulation slip with cancellation bruises.
From the back matter of The Constitution Violated: An Essay by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler (1871). Original from Princeton University. Digitized February 25, 2009.
The pox (foxing).
From p. 102-3 of Lessons from the History of Medical Delusions by Worthington Hooker (1850). Original from Princeton University. Digitized January 26, 2009.
Manuscript notes in Greek; verso.
From the back matter of Elements of the Greek Language by James Moor and Samuel Blatchford (1807). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized September 20, 2006.
From the back matter of The Comprehensive Commentary on the Holy Bible, ed. by William Jenks (1836). Original from Columbia University. Digitized February 11, 2010.
Plate No. 42: The shortest alligator.
From A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels (1745). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization.
The haloes of removed leaves.
Throughout Travels Into the Inland Parts of Africa: Containing a Description of the Several Nations for the Space of Six Hundred Miles Up the River Gambia (1738). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized May 4, 2010.
Ships at war across the folds.
Illustration left folded in The Art of Sea-Fighting by Robert Park (1706). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized June 17, 2011.