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Marginalia reads, “snake sign danger,” and “problem.”
From p. 457 of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio by Songling Pu (1916). Original from the University of Virginia. Digitized November 13, 2007.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Numbers and scribbles.
From the back matter of Discorso sopra il Principio di Tutti i Canti d’Orlando Furioso by Laura Terracina (1568). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized June 15, 2009.
From the front matter of A Voyage to Suratt by John Ovington (1696). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized May 5, 2010.
"I question this."
From p. 185 of Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee by Thomas Edward Bowdich (1873). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 19, 2007.
Marginalia including phrases from an identification rhyme.
Throughout Vox Stellarum: or, A Loyal Almanac for the Year of Human Redemption (1777). Original from Princeton University. Digitized May 6, 2009.
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.
Throughout Law, Or a Discourse Thereof: In Foure Bookes by Sir Henry Finch (1627). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized October 4, 2012.
Poem of notes: “8th Psalm / in Bible / O.T. / Secret Doctrine / (Tarot Keys) / Kabbala / Ezekiels Wheel “Ties to” / Revelation / Zodiac +”
From p. 14 of Light on the Path: A Treatise Written for the Personal Use of Those Who are Ignorant of the Eastern Wisdom and Who Desire to Enter Within Its Influence by Mabel Collins (1919). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).