Partially-optimized tissue over title page.
From The Echo: With Other Poems, ed. by Richard Alsop and Theodore Dwight (1807). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 18, 2007.
From the title page of New Orleans As I Found It by Edward Henry Durell (1845). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 13, 2006.
From the title page of Philadelphia Directory by A. M’Elroy (1839). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized January 10, 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.
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.
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.
Marginalia: “The rays of light are separated by…”
From the title page of A Dictionary of the English Language, v. 1, by Noah Webster (1831). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized August 19, 2009.