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).
Never checked out.
From the back matter of Cider: A Poem in Two Books by John Philips (1791). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized December 2, 2006.
Library statement contradicted by digitization and digital distribution.
From the back matter of Navajo Legends, coll. and trans. by Washington Matthews (1897). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 9, 2008.
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.
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.
Handwritten note - “Back @ 2! —-m & lunch maybe? Laura.” Discovered by Lorenzo Tumminello.
From the back matter of The Antichrist by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1920). Original from the University of Virginia. Digitized December 4, 2008.
Clipping from a rare book catalog pasted in: “Mostly shipwrecks, pirates and blood.”
From the front matter of Robinson Crusoe’s Own Book by J. V. Pierce (1843). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized February 2, 2009.
Paper ephemera used as bookmarks.
As found in The New American Second Reader by Epes Sargent and Amasa May (1871). Original from Princeton University. Digitized March 21, 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).
Employee holds in paper ephemera.
From the front matter of Newspaper Accounts by Benjamin T. Norton (1895). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized October 26, 2007.
"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.