Posts tagged writing in books

Reader’s note.

From p. 16 of The Eugene Field Book: Verses, Stories, and Letters for School Reading by Eugene Field, ed. by Mary E. Burt and Mary B. Cable (1914). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 20, 2009. 

Inscription: “Bettie Wisner / From / Cousin Ida Luee / Apr. 6th 1940.”

From the front matter of A Sweet Girl Graduate by L. T. Meade (1891). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

"Of Love": red pen scribble.

From p. 78 of A Table of Humane Passions: With Their Causes and Effects by Nicolas Coeffeteau (1621). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Redacted.

From the front matter of Die wieder die Sünde im Leben und Sterben allerköstlichste Bluth-Krafft oder Edle Würkung deß theuerbahrsten Bluthes Jesu Christi wieder die Sünde (und alle Anfechtung) im Leben und Tod by Gottfried Händel, Johanna Elisabeth (1680). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized May 16, 2011.

Recipes handwritten into endpapers: Portland fruit-cake, bread, seed-cakes, sponge-cake and rice cakes.

From the endpapers of The Young Housekeeper’s Friend: or, A Guide to Domestic Economy and Comfort by Mrs. Cornelius (1846). Original from Harvard University. Digitized July 7, 2007.