Posts tagged writing in books

Handwritten quote: “The best of life is conversation.”

From the front matter of The Art of Conversation: Twelve Golden Rules by Josephine Turck Baker (1921). Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Digitized March 1, 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.

Marginalia: “end here”

From p. 206 of The Gospel of Wealth, and Other Timely Essays by Andrew Carnegie (1901). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Marginalia: “Is that all his response?”

From p. 4 of Practical Illustrations of Rhetorical Gesture and Action by Johann Jacob Engel and Henry Siddons (1822). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).