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Marginalia: “Is that all his response?”

From p. 4 of Practical Illustrations of Rhetorical Gesture and Action by Johann Jacob Engel and Henry Siddons (1822). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Recipes handwritten into endpapers: Portland fruit-cake, bread, seed-cakes, sponge-cake and rice cakes.

From the endpapers of The Young Housekeeper’s Friend: or, A Guide to Domestic Economy and Comfort by Mrs. Cornelius (1846). Original from Harvard University. Digitized July 7, 2007.

Handwritten labeling. 

From p. 105 of New Complete Palmistry: Containing the Most Simple Presentations of the Science of Modern Palmistry, Including All of the Discoveries, Investigations and Researches of Centuries by Julius and Agnes Zancig (1905). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization.

Copious marginalia, including ”hallucination,” “phantom,” “to murder them,” “night journey,” and “task of man!” 

Throughout Youth, and Two Other Stories by Joseph Conrad (1922). Original from Princeton University. Digitized December 5, 2008.

"a Sick Frend."

From Letters to a Sick Friend: Containing Such Observations as May Render the Use of Remedies Effectual Towards the Removal of Sickness, and Preservation of Health by John Marlow (1682). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized April 8, 2010.