Posts tagged paper ephemera

The price list, mailed upon application. Someone had their eye on a 1794 Laurentius Storioni.

From the front matter of Masterpieces of the Great Violin Makers by the Rudolph Wurlitzer Company (1917). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

A loose clipping of a review of the book, with a tromp l’oeil, triple-spine advertisement on verso.

From the front matter of A Soldier of Manhattan: A Romance of the Revolution by Joseph Alexander Altsheler (1906). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 31, 2008.

Cat bookplate peeks from behind overlaid Stanford University Library bookplate. 

From the front matter of Peck’s Bad Boy Abroad by George Wilbur Peck (1905). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

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"Tipped-in erratum slip scanned over page. Interestingly, the work is Bibliophobia, which concerns a decline in interest in the rare book trade.” Submitted by interestingmiscellanea.

From p. 17 of Bibliophobia by Thomas Frognall Dibdin (1832). Original from Ghent University. Digitized September 15, 2008.