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The price list, mailed upon application. Someone had their eye on a 1794 Laurentius Storioni.

From the front matter of Masterpieces of the Great Violin Makers by the Rudolph Wurlitzer Company (1917). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

A bookplate: “You are requested not to turn down the leaves.” Employee turns pages (gently?). 

From the back matter of In Bad Company: And Other Stories by Rolf Boldrewood (1901). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 9, 2005.

Handwritten letter pasted (according to direction) into the front endpapers.

Librarian              May 18/21
University of California.
Dear Friend:
It is with pleasure that I am mailing you a complimentary copy of by book Youth If you wil [sic] paste this to the fly leaves it wil [sic] make it an “autograph copy”.
Youthfully yours,
Geo. Starr White, M.D. 

From the front matter of Youth Obtaind & Retaind, by George Starr White (1921). [Here]