November 27, 2012
Reader’s commentary: “On the whole rather good. There is considerable good American sentimentalism in the stories, but it “gets away” without being too sickening. And there are real gleams of sardonic amusement in spots which help considerably.”
From the front matter of The Gay Cockade by Temple Bailey (1921). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 8, 2007.

Reader’s commentary: “On the whole rather good. There is considerable good American sentimentalism in the stories, but it “gets away” without being too sickening. And there are real gleams of sardonic amusement in spots which help considerably.”

From the front matter of The Gay Cockade by Temple Bailey (1921). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 8, 2007.

October 30, 2012
Newspaper clippings (book reviews).
From the back matter of Annals of Old Manhattan, 1609-1664 by  Julia Maria Colton (1901). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized December 19, 2005.

Newspaper clippings (book reviews).

From the back matter of Annals of Old Manhattan, 1609-1664 by  Julia Maria Colton (1901). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized December 19, 2005.

October 30, 2012

A loose clipping of a review of the book, with a tromp l’oeil, triple-spine advertisement on verso.

From the front matter of A Soldier of Manhattan: A Romance of the Revolution by Joseph Alexander Altsheler (1906). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 31, 2008.

July 30, 2012
Clipping from a rare book catalog pasted in: “Mostly shipwrecks, pirates and blood.”
From the front matter of Robinson Crusoe’s Own Book by J. V. Pierce (1843). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized February 2, 2009.

Clipping from a rare book catalog pasted in: “Mostly shipwrecks, pirates and blood.”

From the front matter of Robinson Crusoe’s Own Book by J. V. Pierce (1843). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized February 2, 2009.