September 12, 2013

Crayon-colored illustrations.

Throughout The Mexican Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins (1915). Original from the University of Virginia. Digitized August 5, 2008.

June 11, 2013
Circulation from 1897 to 1959.
From the back matter of The Boy’s Playbook of Science: Including the Various Manipulations and Arrangements of Chemical and Philosophical Apparatus Required for the Successful Performance of Scientific Experiments by John Henry Pepper (1860). Original from Harvard University. Digitized August 17, 2007. 

Circulation from 1897 to 1959.

From the back matter of The Boy’s Playbook of Science: Including the Various Manipulations and Arrangements of Chemical and Philosophical Apparatus Required for the Successful Performance of Scientific Experiments by John Henry Pepper (1860). Original from Harvard University. Digitized August 17, 2007. 

May 29, 2013

Crayon-colored illustrations.

Throughout Afternoon Tea: Rhymes for Children with Original Illustrations by John G. Sowerby and Henry Hetherington Emerson (1881). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized May 5, 2009.

May 13, 2013

Underlining and annotation in red crayon.

Throughout A History of Colonization on the Western Coast of Africa by Archibald Alexander (1846). Original from Oxford University. Digitized September 25, 2007.

January 10, 2013
Child-colored plate.
From the title page of Olney’s First Lessons in Arithmetic by Edward Olney (1884).Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized September 9, 2009.

Child-colored plate.

From the title page of Olney’s First Lessons in Arithmetic by Edward Olney (1884).Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized September 9, 2009.

October 24, 2012

Black-and-white illustrations carefully colored in crayon.

Throughout Ozma of Oz: A Record of Her Adventures with Dorothy Gale of Kansas, the Yellow Hen, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, Tiktok, the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger; Besides Other Good People Too Numerous to Mention, Faithfully Recorded Herein by L. Frank Baum, ills. by John R. Neill (1907). Original from the International Children’s Digital Library. Digitized January 14, 2009.

March 13, 2012
A blush of red crayon, a little arithmetic, and a riot of library artifacts.
From the back matter of The Rainbow by David Herbert Lawrence (1922).Original from Indiana University. Digitized August 5, 2010.

A blush of red crayon, a little arithmetic, and a riot of library artifacts.

From the back matter of The Rainbow by David Herbert Lawrence (1922).Original from Indiana University. Digitized August 5, 2010.

January 26, 2012

Child-colored plates.

From various pages of Amy, the Glass-Blower’s Daughter: A True Narrative, ed. the American Sunday School Union (1847).

December 8, 2011
Chalk or crayon mark on rear cover.
From Iron, Steel, and Other Alloys, by Henry Marion Howe (1903). [Here]

Chalk or crayon mark on rear cover.

From Iron, Steel, and Other Alloys, by Henry Marion Howe (1903). [Here]

August 31, 2011
Words scribbled out in pencil (and crayon?). 
From back matter of The Earth’s Crust, or, Primogenial Scenes by James Lawson (1863). [Here]

Words scribbled out in pencil (and crayon?). 

From back matter of The Earth’s Crust, or, Primogenial Scenes by James Lawson (1863). [Here]

June 2, 2011
Plate colored in crayon (probably by reader)
From p.144 of View of the Cultivation of Fruit Trees … etc. by William Coxe (1817). [Here]

Plate colored in crayon (probably by reader)

From p.144 of View of the Cultivation of Fruit Trees … etc. by William Coxe (1817). [Here]