Posts tagged old books
Frontispiece photographed through tissue.
From Plays by August Strindberg (1912). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 25, 2008.
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.
From the back matter of Māori and Polynesian: Their Origin, History and Culture by John Macmillan Brown (1907). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 18, 2008.
From p. 34 of Laws of the State of Indiana, Passed and Published, at the Thirteenth Session of the General Assembly (1829). Original from Indiana University. Digitized April 19, 2011.
Map left folded.
The frontispiece to Peak Scenery: or, Excursions in Derbyshire by Ebenezer Rhodes (1824). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 14, 2007.
Throughout The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, v. 36, ed. by John Timbs (1840). Original from Princeton University. Digitized July 18, 2011.
Illustration on verso viewed through recto.
From p. 41 of The British Monarchy: or, The Northern the Fourth Universal Monarchy, v. 31, by Ezerel Tonge (1680). Original from Oxford University. Digitized May 27, 2009.
Glue and redacted stamp. What date is that anyway?
From the back matter of Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature by August Wilhelm von Schlege (1889). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized February 24, 2006.
Throughout The Nations at War: August 1914 - August 1916 by Willis John Abbot (1917). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).
From the back matter of Maori Life in Ao-tea by Johannes Carl Andersen (1907). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized October 25, 2006.