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.

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.

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.

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.

May 21, 2012

Hand-drawn title page and pasted-in newspaper clippings.

From the front matter of Origin of the Names of the States of the Union by Hamilton B. Staples (1882). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized July 10, 2006.

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).

October 11, 2011

Clippings pasted into front and rear endpapers, with inscription, pasted-over notes, and digitization equipment clips.

From the front and back matter of The Plan Book: Primary, by Marian M. George (1898).  [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 30, 2011

A series of newspaper clippings preserved in rear endpapers, all about cremation; “Cremation has not, as yet, come into popular favor in this country…”, “Cremation and the Parks” (Boston Post, Jan. 16, 1880), “In Favor of Cremation”, “A German Cremation Hall”, “Ashes to Ashes: A School Girl Who Preferred Burning to Burial” (A Telegraph to the Herald), “Cremation in St. Louis”. Digitized folded, in color and in black and white.

From the back matter of Gatherings from Grave Yards: Particularly Those of London by George Alfred Walker (1839). [Here]