Posts tagged drawings

A reader asks the big questions in the margins. 

…and draws a hot air balloon? 

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Throughout The Frontier in American History by Frederick Jackson Turner (1921). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized September 17, 2008.

Front endpaper torn off to reveal board beneath it; calligraphic writing in pencil and ink.

Rear endpaper partially scratched off; drawings and ownership marks in pencil and ink. Library artifacts of the Biblioteca de Cataluñya include stamp, bookplate, and barcode. 

Both include metal clips from digitization equipment.

From front and back matter of The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ (1791). [Here]