February 27, 2014
Biographical, handwritten note.
From the front matter of Heniaytos: A Course of Sermons for All the Sundays of the Year by Jeremy Taylor (1673). Original from the University of California. Digitized October 7, 2013.

Biographical, handwritten note.

From the front matter of Heniaytos: A Course of Sermons for All the Sundays of the Year by Jeremy Taylor (1673). Original from the University of California. Digitized October 7, 2013.

February 14, 2014
Collage of library artifacts: stamp, paper punch, printing statement, call number handwritten in pencil. 
From the title page verso of Peter Parley’s Method of Telling about the History of the World to Children by Samuel G. Goodrich (1836). Original from Princeton University. Digitized February 21, 2008.

Collage of library artifacts: stamp, paper punch, printing statement, call number handwritten in pencil. 

From the title page verso of Peter Parley’s Method of Telling about the History of the World to Children by Samuel G. Goodrich (1836). Original from Princeton University. Digitized February 21, 2008.

October 17, 2013
Notes.
From the front matter of The Condensed Vocal Parts to the Carols for Christmas-tide by John Mason Neale and Thomas Helmore (1854). Original from Harvard University. Digitized October 29, 2008.

Notes.

From the front matter of The Condensed Vocal Parts to the Carols for Christmas-tide by John Mason Neale and Thomas Helmore (1854). Original from Harvard University. Digitized October 29, 2008.

October 17, 2013
Reading around (and through) a burn.
From p. 6 of The Long Lost Friend: or, Faithful & Christian Instructions Containing Wonderous and Well-tried Arts & Remedies, for Man as Well as Animals by Johann Georg Hohman (1850). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 4, 2007.

Reading around (and through) a burn.

From p. 6 of The Long Lost Friend: or, Faithful & Christian Instructions Containing Wonderous and Well-tried Arts & Remedies, for Man as Well as Animals by Johann Georg Hohman (1850). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 4, 2007.

October 17, 2013

A collection of library stamps: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

October 1, 2013

Copious notes.

Throughout A Voyage to the East Indies by Fra Paolino Da San Bartolomeo, illustrated by John Reinhold Forster, translated by William Johnston (1800). Original from Oxford University. Digitized November 22, 2007.

September 11, 2013
Handwritten profanity.
From the front matter of The Mummy!: A Tale of the Twenty-second Century, v.1, by Jane Loudon (1828). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 1, 2006.

Handwritten profanity.

From the front matter of The Mummy!: A Tale of the Twenty-second Century, v.1, by Jane Loudon (1828). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 1, 2006.

September 6, 2013

Address digitized by Google Books; same address via present-day Google Maps street view.

From the front matter of The Classic Myths in English Literature, ed. by Charles Mills Gayle (1893). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 12, 2007. (Street view)

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August 19, 2013

Manuscript binder’s waste.

From Problemata Aristotelis cũ dpulici Translatiõe Antiqua (?) by Aristoteles, Alexander Aphrodisiensis, and Plutarchus (1501). Original from Austrian National Library. Digitized May 16, 2013.

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.

August 18, 2013
Cataloger’s notation.
From the title page of The General Grievances and Oppression of the Isles of Orkney and Shetland By James Mackenzie (1836). Original from Harvard University. Digitized August 13, 2007.

Cataloger’s notation.

From the title page of The General Grievances and Oppression of the Isles of Orkney and Shetland By James Mackenzie (1836). Original from Harvard University. Digitized August 13, 2007.

August 18, 2013
Inscription. Any guesses?
From the back matter of The Whole Duty of Man by Richard Allestree (1749). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 25, 2006.

Inscription. Any guesses?

From the back matter of The Whole Duty of Man by Richard Allestree (1749). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 25, 2006.

August 17, 2013
Inscription: “Bettie Wisner / From / Cousin Ida Luee / Apr. 6th 1940.”
From the front matter of A Sweet Girl Graduate by L. T. Meade (1891). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Inscription: “Bettie Wisner / From / Cousin Ida Luee / Apr. 6th 1940.”

From the front matter of A Sweet Girl Graduate by L. T. Meade (1891). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

July 10, 2013

Inscription photographed recto and verso.

From the front matter of Brief Memorials of Four Children by Alexander Kerr (1830). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 28, 2008.

July 2, 2013
Redacted.
From the front matter of Die wieder die Sünde im Leben und Sterben allerköstlichste Bluth-Krafft oder Edle Würkung deß theuerbahrsten Bluthes Jesu Christi wieder die Sünde (und alle Anfechtung) im Leben und Tod by Gottfried Händel, Johanna Elisabeth (1680). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized May 16, 2011.

Redacted.

From the front matter of Die wieder die Sünde im Leben und Sterben allerköstlichste Bluth-Krafft oder Edle Würkung deß theuerbahrsten Bluthes Jesu Christi wieder die Sünde (und alle Anfechtung) im Leben und Tod by Gottfried Händel, Johanna Elisabeth (1680). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized May 16, 2011.