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Tacketed parchment binding

Tacketed parchment binding. Italian, 16th century, covering the 1515 edition of Lascaris’s Grammar issued by Giunta in Florence. Call number (Ex)2512.564

Leary’s Bookstore, Philadelphia, ca. 1880

Leary’s bookstore stocked used and antiquarian books, illustration on rear pastedown of blankbook issued by the firm ca. 1880. Call number for blankbook: (MSS) C0938 (no. 62)

Daniel Russell (ca. 1642-1679) bequeaths a book to Thomas Shepard (1658-1685)

Inscription on front free end paper: ‘Tho: Shepard’s booke being part of the 10th legacy of my H[onore]d Friend Mr D[aniel] Russell who died of the small pox in Charlestown after his acceptance of a call to join with myself …

To all lovers of angling

To all lovers of angling: Gregory, fishing-tackle maker, at the Dial and Fish, opposite St. Clement’s Church in the Strand, London, makes and sells all sorts of multiplying and stop wheels [London?

Girl who reads sensation story papers

Title: The girl who reads sensation story papers : [broadside sheet] Published/Created: [s.l., circa 1891] Description: 1 sheet : ill. ; 37 x 23 cm. Notes: First line: How charming the girl who endlessly glories.

Bookplate of Cha: Read of New Jersey, Esq.

Bookplate on front pastedown of Lilly, John, 18th cent. Modern entries: being a collection of select pleadings in the Courts of King’s Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer. Declarations, Pleas in Abatement and in the Bar, Replications, Rejoinders, etc.

Ellen Gordon Craig – bookplate

Bookpate with initials ‘N C’. This is Ellen Gordon Craig (1904-75), always known as Nelly, Edward Gordon Craig’s daughter by Elena Meo. This bookplate is the work of her brother, Edward Anthony Craig (1905-1998) whose working name was Edward Carrick.

Arms of Jean-Alexandre van den Broecke, fl. 1646

Arm on covers of Gesta Dei per Francos, siue Orientalivm expeditionvm, et regni Francorvm hierosolimitani historia a variis, sed illius æui scriptoribus, litteris commendata: nunc primùm aut editis, aut ad libros veteres emendatis. Auctores præfatio ad lectorem exhibet.

The Country Book-club 1788

Illustrated titlepage: Shillito, Charles. The country book-club. A poem. London, 1788. Illustration on t.-p. etched by Thomas Rowlandson.

Walter Houk Collection of Ernest Hemingway

The Walter Houk Collection of Ernest Hemingway is now open and available to researchers. The Manuscripts Division recently received a gift of five boxes of manuscripts, correspondence, stenographer’s notebooks, photographs, and nautical charts from Walter Houk.

Blue morocco 18th century English gold tooled binding with green silk ties and gold thread tassels.

Blue morocco 18th century English gold tooled binding with green silk ties and gold thread tassels.• In Chancery. Breviate.

Trotter family library copy • armorial bookplate with motto: In promptu

Trotter family library copy • armorial bookplate with motto: In promptu Inscribed: ‘I bought this book from Jo[h]n Vallange meerly for ye Style w[hi]ch being affected pedantical & Latinized was it would seem the mode in these times wherein it …

Riviere binding

Bound by Riviere & Son. Goodall, Charles, 1671-1689. Poems and translations, written upon several occasions, and to several persons. By a late scholar of Eaton … London: Printed for Henry Bonwicke … 1689.Call number: Ex 3756.53.1689. Gift of Robert W. Patterson.

Author prohibitus • Bale

Fore-edge of: Bale, John, 1495-1563.

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