Posts tagged bookplates
Conflicting bookplates, employee’s fingers, fore-edge.
From the front matter of Stammering and Stuttering by James Hunt (1870). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).
A saucy bookplate: “A Pleader to the Needer When a Reader.”
From the back matter of England’s Path to Wealth and Honour, In a Dialogue Between an English-man and a Dutch-man by James Puckle (1718). Original from Oxford University. Digitized July 4, 2006.
Washed-out marbled paper.
The endpapers to Biblia Damicula seu quod Deus Omniscious (1727). Original from Austrian National Library. Digitized April 12, 2011.
Bookplate reads, “Se taire, et faire,” or (roughly), “Shut up and do.”
Also, is that the Statue of Liberty?
From the front matter of A Collection of Several Pieces of Mr. John Locke, Never Before Printed, or Not Extant in His Works by John Locke, ed. by Pierre Desmaizeaux (1720). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized February 15, 2006.
Deer and optical illusions in front yard endpapers.
From Patty’s Motor Car by Carolyn Wells (1911). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized March 4, 2009.
Cat bookplate peeks from behind overlaid Stanford University Library bookplate.
From the front matter of Peck’s Bad Boy Abroad by George Wilbur Peck (1905). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).
Dueling bookplates; library plate over private ownership plate. Digitized with filter resulting in neon purple and green.
From front matter of The Experienced English Housekeeper by Elizabeth Raffald (1786). [Here]