Posts tagged title page

Collage of library artifacts: stamp, paper punch, printing statement, call number handwritten in pencil. 
From the title page verso of Peter Parley’s Method of Telling about the History of the World to Children by Samuel G. Goodrich (1836). Original from Princeton University. Digitized February 21, 2008.

Collage of library artifacts: stamp, paper punch, printing statement, call number handwritten in pencil. 

From the title page verso of Peter Parley’s Method of Telling about the History of the World to Children by Samuel G. Goodrich (1836). Original from Princeton University. Digitized February 21, 2008.

Employee turns page. Submitted by an anonymous finder.
From the title page of Saggio Storico per Servire di Studio alle Rivoluzioni Politiche, v. 3, by Giuseppe Maria Arrighi (1813). Original from la Biblioteca Pubblica Bavarese Digitalizzato. Digitized December 1, 2008.

Employee turns page. Submitted by an anonymous finder.

From the title page of Saggio Storico per Servire di Studio alle Rivoluzioni Politiche, v. 3, by Giuseppe Maria Arrighi (1813). Original from la Biblioteca Pubblica Bavarese Digitalizzato. Digitized December 1, 2008.

Collage of peritexts. 

From the title page and title page verso of From Under the Cloud: or, Personal Reminiscences of Insanity by Anna Agnew (1886). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized October 5, 2007.

Lines by Goethe as handwritten epigraph.

Stirb und werde!
Denn so lang du das nicht hast,
Bist du nur ein trüber Gast 
Auf der dunklen Erde.

Translation:

Die and become!
For so long as you have not attained it,
you will be only a gloomy guest
on this dark Earth.

From the title page of Dying to Self: A Golden Dialogue by William Law and Andrew Murray (1898). Original from Columbia University. Digitized October 16, 2009.

Inscription of the Grecian Coffee House, London.

From the title page of Une Journée des Parques: A Day’s Work of the Fates by Alain René Le Sage (1745). Original from Columbia University. Digitized April 13, 2009.

Frontispiece and reader’s pencil copy of frontispiece. 

From the title page of The Cradle Song and Other Plays by Gregorio Martínez Sierra, with introduction and translation by John Garrett Underhill (1921). Original from Indiana University. Digitized July 15, 2010.