February 4, 2013

Binder’s waste.

From General Butler in New Orleans: History of the Administration of the Department of the Gulf in the Year 1862 by James Parton (1864). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized October 27, 2006. 

October 9, 2011
Folded binding slip included in front endpapers.
From the front matter of The Night Side of Nature, or, Ghosts and Ghost Seers, v. 2, by Catherine Crowe (1848). [Here]
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Folded binding slip included in front endpapers.

From the front matter of The Night Side of Nature, or, Ghosts and Ghost Seers, v. 2, by Catherine Crowe (1848). [Here]

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August 25, 2011
Inscription from front endpapers: “Alice P Bean / Chelsea Ma. / (and sewed and bound by her)”
From front matter of The Galaxy, v. 12 (1871). [Here]
Note: Binder’s tickets are uncommon enough, but I’ve never seen the binder’s signature! Too bad the binding wasn’t documented. —kcw

Inscription from front endpapers: “Alice P Bean / Chelsea Ma. / (and sewed and bound by her)”

From front matter of The Galaxy, v. 12 (1871). [Here]

Note: Binder’s tickets are uncommon enough, but I’ve never seen the binder’s signature! Too bad the binding wasn’t documented. —kcw

August 24, 2011
Rear book cover digitized with acetate casing. 
From back matter of The United States Cookbook by William Vollmer (1856). [Here]

Rear book cover digitized with acetate casing. 

From back matter of The United States Cookbook by William Vollmer (1856). [Here]