July 25, 2014
Marginalia with stamp indicating provenance (“MS. NOTE BY MR. PRESCOTT”).
From p. 31 of The Third Circle by Frank Norris (1909). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 15, 2007.

Marginalia with stamp indicating provenance (“MS. NOTE BY MR. PRESCOTT”).

From p. 31 of The Third Circle by Frank Norris (1909). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 15, 2007.

July 24, 2014
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: “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).

July 23, 2014
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).

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).

July 11, 2014
Marginalia reads: “times change nothing!!✓”
From p. 178 of Domestic Manners of the Americans, v. 1, by Frances Milton Trollope (1832). Original from Harvard University Digitized. December 19, 2007.

Marginalia reads: “times change nothing!!

From p. 178 of Domestic Manners of the Americans, v. 1, by Frances Milton Trollope (1832). Original from Harvard University Digitized. December 19, 2007.

February 14, 2014
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.

February 7, 2014
Name erased from doorway.
From the front matter of Juvenile Sketch Book: or, Token for New Year (1828). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 6, 2007.

Name erased from doorway.

From the front matter of Juvenile Sketch Book: or, Token for New Year (1828). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 6, 2007.

January 29, 2014
spyfries:

Ahahahaha this is on the official Google books version.

From p. 85 of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde (1899). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 5, 2008.

spyfries:

Ahahahaha this is on the official Google books version.

From p. 85 of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde (1899). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 5, 2008.

January 29, 2014

Manicules in the margins.

Throughout Epigrammata et Hymni by Michael Tarchaniota Marullu (1509). Original from the Austrian National Library. Digitized August 20, 2012.

October 17, 2013
Notes.
From the front matter of The Condensed Vocal Parts to the Carols for Christmas-tide by John Mason Neale and Thomas Helmore (1854). Original from Harvard University. Digitized October 29, 2008.

Notes.

From the front matter of The Condensed Vocal Parts to the Carols for Christmas-tide by John Mason Neale and Thomas Helmore (1854). Original from Harvard University. Digitized October 29, 2008.

October 17, 2013
Redacted marginalia.
From p. 89 of Letters on Clerical Manners and Habits by Samuel Miller (1827). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 29, 2006.

Redacted marginalia.

From p. 89 of Letters on Clerical Manners and Habits by Samuel Miller (1827). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 29, 2006.

October 1, 2013

Copious notes.

Throughout A Voyage to the East Indies by Fra Paolino Da San Bartolomeo, illustrated by John Reinhold Forster, translated by William Johnston (1800). Original from Oxford University. Digitized November 22, 2007.

September 8, 2013
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. 

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. 

August 18, 2013
Inscription. Any guesses?
From the back matter of The Whole Duty of Man by Richard Allestree (1749). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 25, 2006.

Inscription. Any guesses?

From the back matter of The Whole Duty of Man by Richard Allestree (1749). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 25, 2006.

August 17, 2013
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).

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).

July 20, 2013
"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).

"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).