April 23, 2013

Newspaper clippings.

Throughout Some Improvements to the Art of Teaching, Especially in the First Grounding of a Young Scholar in Grammar Learning by William Walker (1730). Original from Oxford University. Digitized September 28, 2006.

March 24, 2013
Newspaper clipping pasted in. 
From the front matter of The Life and Writings of Major Jack Downing of Downingville: Away Down East in the State of Maine by Seba Smith (1834). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 28, 2007.

Newspaper clipping pasted in. 

From the front matter of The Life and Writings of Major Jack Downing of Downingville: Away Down East in the State of Maine by Seba Smith (1834). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 28, 2007.

January 30, 2013
Newspaper clipping about a girl named Armistice Day Guiseppina Olympia Bredice. 
From the front matter of How to Name Baby Without Handicapping it for Life: A Practical Guide for Parents and All Others Interested In “Better Naming” by Alexander McQueen (1922). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 6, 2009.

Newspaper clipping about a girl named Armistice Day Guiseppina Olympia Bredice. 

From the front matter of How to Name Baby Without Handicapping it for Life: A Practical Guide for Parents and All Others Interested In “Better Naming” by Alexander McQueen (1922). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 6, 2009.

January 28, 2013

"The volume has done second service as a scrapbook, not mentioned in metadata." Submitted by asfaltics

Check out some of the other pasted-in articles: “The Grasshopper Plague,” “An Elephant on a Steamboat,” “Where Do These Sponges Go?” “Remains of a Mastodon,” “Hydrophobia,” “A Trout Fish Living in a Well Twenty-Five Years,” “The Little Monster in Your Sugar,” and “Shower of Worms.” 

Throughout A History of the Earth and Animated Nature, v. 2 By Oliver Goldsmith (1855). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 4, 2009.

November 6, 2012
Newspaper clipping with review of the book (and image on verso).
From the back matter of Voting in the Field: A Forgotten Chapter of the Civil War by Josiah Henry Benton (1915). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized September 19, 2006.

Newspaper clipping with review of the book (and image on verso).

From the back matter of Voting in the Field: A Forgotten Chapter of the Civil War by Josiah Henry Benton (1915). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized September 19, 2006.

October 30, 2012
Newspaper clippings (book reviews).
From the back matter of Annals of Old Manhattan, 1609-1664 by  Julia Maria Colton (1901). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized December 19, 2005.

Newspaper clippings (book reviews).

From the back matter of Annals of Old Manhattan, 1609-1664 by  Julia Maria Colton (1901). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized December 19, 2005.

September 15, 2012

Folded newspaper clipping pasted into front endpapers.
From Fisher’s Drawing Room Scrap Book (1840). Original from Oxford University. Digitized February 6, 2007.

Folded newspaper clipping pasted into front endpapers.

From Fisher’s Drawing Room Scrap Book (1840). Original from Oxford University. Digitized February 6, 2007.

August 24, 2012

Newspaper clippings pasted in: “Bendigo Agricultural and Horticultural Society” and “Australian Wines in England.”

From the back matter of A Manual of Plain Directions for Planting and Cultivating Vineyards, and for Making Wine in New South Wales by James Busby (1830). Original from Oxford University. Digitized May 11, 2006.

April 5, 2012

"The author and illustrator, John Gruelle, wrote My Very Own Fairy Stories prior to writing and illustrating Raggedy Ann. Inserted inside this book, which was published in 1917, is a newspaper clipping from 1938 that talks about his death.

The title page also includes another newspaper clipping from the New York Herald Tribune. This second clipping is titled “Radio to Educate Adults By Evening Broadcasts.”

Submitted by Lauren Khoury, of Dr. Terry Harpold’s University of Florida course Hypermedia: Futures of Reading.

From the front matter of My Very Own Fairy Tales by John Gruelle (1917). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized July 3, 2007.

February 23, 2012
Annotated and folded newspaper clipping stored in rear endpapers (text from clipping searchable after OCR).
From The Survivors of the Chancellor, and, Martin Paz by Jules Verne (1876).

Annotated and folded newspaper clipping stored in rear endpapers (text from clipping searchable after OCR).

From The Survivors of the Chancellor, and, Martin Paz by Jules Verne (1876).

February 22, 2012
Newspaper clipping about Harriet Tubman, hand-dated 1897.
From the front matter of Harriet: The Moses of Her People by Sarah H. Bradford (1897).

Newspaper clipping about Harriet Tubman, hand-dated 1897.

From the front matter of Harriet: The Moses of Her People by Sarah H. Bradford (1897).

December 24, 2011
Newspaper clipping pasted in.
From the back matter of A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Christmas by Charles Dickens (1845). 

Newspaper clipping pasted in.

From the back matter of A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Christmas by Charles Dickens (1845). 

November 23, 2011

Rare books catalog advertisement for the book cut out, pasted in.
From the front matter of The Tragicall Historie of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke, by William Shakespeare (1603). [Here]

Rare books catalog advertisement for the book cut out, pasted in.

From the front matter of The Tragicall Historie of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke, by William Shakespeare (1603). [Here]

September 25, 2011
Newspaper article about the death of the author pasted into front endpapers and digitized.
From the front matter of The Student’s Flora of the British Islands by Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (1884). [Here]

Newspaper article about the death of the author pasted into front endpapers and digitized.

From the front matter of The Student’s Flora of the British Islands by Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (1884). [Here]

August 19, 2011
Newspaper clipping pasted into front endpaper, digitized; topics include “useful medical hints” and (remarkably!) a “cure for cancers”. Donation bookplate placed sideways to accommodate clippings.
From front matter of Homœopathic Domestic Practice by Egbert Guernsey (1857). [Here]

Newspaper clipping pasted into front endpaper, digitized; topics include “useful medical hints” and (remarkably!) a “cure for cancers”. Donation bookplate placed sideways to accommodate clippings.

From front matter of Homœopathic Domestic Practice by Egbert Guernsey (1857). [Here]