Posts tagged children's literature

Reader’s note.

From p. 16 of The Eugene Field Book: Verses, Stories, and Letters for School Reading by Eugene Field, ed. by Mary E. Burt and Mary B. Cable (1914). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 20, 2009. 

Child-painted illustrations.

Throughout History of England, In Words of One Syllable by Helen W. Pierson (1884). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized March 2, 2007.

Child-colored illustrations. Discovered by Emily Cottrell of Dr. Terry Harpold’s University of Florida course Paratexts.

Throughout The Land of Oz: A Sequel to The Wizard of Oz by Lyman Frank Baum, ills. John Rea Neill (1904). Original from the University of Virginia. Digitized July 28, 2008.

Pictorial endpapers populated by library artifacts.

From My Book House, v. 1, edited by Olive Beaupré Miller (1920). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Illustrations composed of and trapped by linked table of contents.

From My Book House, v. 1, ed. by Olive Beaupré Miller (1920). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Meet me at the intersection of 247 Park Ave. and the most famous quote from The Wind in the Willows

From p. 7 of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (1908). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 7, 2008.

Scribbles and rudimentary writing.

From p. 14-15 of The American Spelling Book: Containing the Rudiments of the English Language by Noah Webster (1816). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized February 9, 2007.