February 7, 2014
Name erased from doorway.
From the front matter of Juvenile Sketch Book: or, Token for New Year (1828). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 6, 2007.

Name erased from doorway.

From the front matter of Juvenile Sketch Book: or, Token for New Year (1828). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 6, 2007.

January 29, 2014
spyfries:

Ahahahaha this is on the official Google books version.

From p. 85 of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde (1899). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 5, 2008.

spyfries:

Ahahahaha this is on the official Google books version.

From p. 85 of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde (1899). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 5, 2008.

January 29, 2014

Manicules in the margins.

Throughout Epigrammata et Hymni by Michael Tarchaniota Marullu (1509). Original from the Austrian National Library. Digitized August 20, 2012.

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
Redacted marginalia.
From p. 89 of Letters on Clerical Manners and Habits by Samuel Miller (1827). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 29, 2006.

Redacted marginalia.

From p. 89 of Letters on Clerical Manners and Habits by Samuel Miller (1827). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 29, 2006.

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 8, 2013
Reader’s note.
From p. 16 of The Eugene Field Book: Verses, Stories, and Letters for School Reading by Eugene Field, ed. by Mary E. Burt and Mary B. Cable (1914). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 20, 2009. 

Reader’s note.

From p. 16 of The Eugene Field Book: Verses, Stories, and Letters for School Reading by Eugene Field, ed. by Mary E. Burt and Mary B. Cable (1914). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 20, 2009. 

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 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 23, 2013
Underlining.
From p. 114 of The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton (1905). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Underlining.

From p. 114 of The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton (1905). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

July 20, 2013
"Of Love": red pen scribble.
From p. 78 of A Table of Humane Passions: With Their Causes and Effects by Nicolas Coeffeteau (1621). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

"Of Love": red pen scribble.

From p. 78 of A Table of Humane Passions: With Their Causes and Effects by Nicolas Coeffeteau (1621). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

July 18, 2013
Collage of peritexts. 
From p. 11 of After Prison What? by Maud Ballington Booth (1903). Original from the University of California. Digitized December 5, 2007.

Collage of peritexts. 

From p. 11 of After Prison What? by Maud Ballington Booth (1903). Original from the University of California. Digitized December 5, 2007.

July 18, 2013
Faceted gutter doodles.
From p. 86 of Prison Life in the South by Allen O. Abbott (1865). Original from University of Minnesota. Digitized January 28, 2010.

Faceted gutter doodles.

From p. 86 of Prison Life in the South by Allen O. Abbott (1865). Original from University of Minnesota. Digitized January 28, 2010.