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Illustrations photographed through printed tissue. 

Throughout Report on Deep-Sea Deposits Based on the Specimens Collected During the Voyage of H. M. S. Challenger in the Years 1872 to 1876 by Sir John Murray, Alphonse François Renard, and John Gibson (1891). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

"Illustration refers to preceding article, ‘On the effects of lightning on the Mariner’s Compass.’ Suggested title: ‘This I am credibly informed, is the case.’” Submitted by asfaltics.
From p.698 of The Philosophical Transactions and Collections: Abridged and Disposed Under General Heads, v. 10-11 (1756). Original from Ghent University. Digitized October 17, 2008.

"Illustration refers to preceding article, ‘On the effects of lightning on the Mariner’s Compass.’ Suggested title: ‘This I am credibly informed, is the case.’” Submitted by asfaltics.

From p.698 of The Philosophical Transactions and Collections: Abridged and Disposed Under General Heads, v. 10-11 (1756). Original from Ghent University. Digitized October 17, 2008.

Handwritten circulation slip with checkouts from 1982-1996.
From the back matter of Fairy Tales Every Child Should Know edited by Hamilton Wright Mabie (1910). Original from the University of Virginia. Digitized July 28, 2008.

Handwritten circulation slip with checkouts from 1982-1996.

From the back matter of Fairy Tales Every Child Should Know edited by Hamilton Wright Mabie (1910). Original from the University of Virginia. Digitized July 28, 2008.