August 19, 2013
Doodle.
From the back matter of The Principles of Advertising: A Text Book by Harry Tipper (1920). Original from the University of California. Digitized October 12, 2007.

Doodle.

From the back matter of The Principles of Advertising: A Text Book by Harry Tipper (1920). Original from the University of California. Digitized October 12, 2007.

April 23, 2013
Reader connects gazes.
From p. 378 of Source Book for Social Origins: Ethnological Materials, Psychological Standpoint, Classified and Annotated Bibliographies for the Interpretation of Savage Society edited by William Isaac Thomas (1909). Original from the University of California. Digitized September 27, 2007.

Reader connects gazes.

From p. 378 of Source Book for Social Origins: Ethnological Materials, Psychological Standpoint, Classified and Annotated Bibliographies for the Interpretation of Savage Society edited by William Isaac Thomas (1909). Original from the University of California. Digitized September 27, 2007.

April 15, 2013

Handmade, polka-dot book cover with (lewd!) connect-the-dots figure drawn on rear cover.

From Latin Prose Composition for the Middle Forms of Schools by Michael Arthur North (1904). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 30, 2007.

February 12, 2013
Illustration.
From the title page verso of Anglo-American Telegraphic Code to Cheapen Telegraphy and to Furnish a Complete Cypher (1891). Original from Harvard University. Digitized July 22, 2008.

Illustration.

From the title page verso of Anglo-American Telegraphic Code to Cheapen Telegraphy and to Furnish a Complete Cypher (1891). Original from Harvard University. Digitized July 22, 2008.

December 13, 2012

Fogg Museum ephemera (with doodle) used as bookmark.

From p. 465 of The Principles of Money and Banking, v. 2, by Charles Arthur Conant (1905). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 7, 2005.

December 3, 2012

Frontispiece and reader’s pencil copy of frontispiece. 

From the title page of The Cradle Song and Other Plays by Gregorio Martínez Sierra, with introduction and translation by John Garrett Underhill (1921). Original from Indiana University. Digitized July 15, 2010.

July 20, 2012
Handwriting practice doodle.
From the back matter of National Elementary Speller by James Madison Watson (1863). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 5, 2007.

Handwriting practice doodle.

From the back matter of National Elementary Speller by James Madison Watson (1863). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 5, 2007.

May 24, 2012
Child’s illustration.
From the back matter of Constance Latimer: or, The Blind Girl by Emma Catherine Embury (1838). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 14, 2008.

Child’s illustration.

From the back matter of Constance Latimer: or, The Blind Girl by Emma Catherine Embury (1838). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 14, 2008.

January 29, 2012
Pencil scribble.
From the back matter of Bully Bull Frog and His Home in Rainbow Valley by Elizabeth Stafford Fry (1921).

Pencil scribble.

From the back matter of Bully Bull Frog and His Home in Rainbow Valley by Elizabeth Stafford Fry (1921).

November 16, 2011
Reader’s illustration of a horse (with New York Public Library stamp). 
From the front matter of Wyoming, by Edward Sylvester Ellis (1888). [Here]

Reader’s illustration of a horse (with New York Public Library stamp). 

From the front matter of Wyoming, by Edward Sylvester Ellis (1888). [Here]

September 18, 2011
Reader’s drawing of an ear (with hair curled around it).
From front matter of A Treatise on Photography: Containing the Latest Discoveries and Improvements Appertaining to the Daguerreotype by Noël Paymal Lerebours (1843). [Here]

Reader’s drawing of an ear (with hair curled around it).

From front matter of A Treatise on Photography: Containing the Latest Discoveries and Improvements Appertaining to the Daguerreotype by Noël Paymal Lerebours (1843). [Here]

June 4, 2011
Child’s tracing/illustration after this image
From front matter of The Children’s Friend by Berquin (1787). [Here]

Child’s tracing/illustration after this image

From front matter of The Children’s Friend by Berquin (1787). [Here]

May 16, 2011

Illustrative marginalia
From p. 26 of Poetry for Home and School (“The Isles of Greece” ; Byron : 1846). [Here]

Illustrative marginalia

From p. 26 of Poetry for Home and School (“The Isles of Greece” ; Byron : 1846). [Here]

May 13, 2011
Illustrative marginalia (!)
From p. 155 of Poetry for Home and School (“New Year’s Eve” ; Tennyson : 1846). [Here]

Illustrative marginalia (!)

From p. 155 of Poetry for Home and School (“New Year’s Eve” ; Tennyson : 1846). [Here]