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Book submission: Poems and Dramas of Lord Byron

Title: Poems and Dramas of Lord Byron
Author: Byron, George Gordon
Publication date: Chicago 1889
Library: University of S Carolina Irvin Dept of Rare Books and Special Collections
Call number: PR 4350.E89
Submitted by: J Britton
Description:
Card with image and text inserted between third and fourth cantos of Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage.
Card shows map of Persia, image of ‘native carpet readers, and another of ‘diving for pearls.’ ‘Grind your own coffee at home’ text on reverse.

Book submission: Pocket Robert Louis Stevenson

Title: Pocket Robert Louis Stevenson
Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis
Publication date: London, 1903
Library: University of South Carolina, Thomas Cooper
Call number: PR 5482.P6 1903
Submitted by: J Britton
Description:
Extensive markings and ownersip inscription by W. Orniston Roy, whose major collection of Scottish literature is the foundation of USC’s Scottish lit collection.

Book submission: The Doctrine of Salvation by Faith Proved; Or, an Answer to the Important Question, What Must I Do to Be Saved?

Title: The Doctrine of Salvation by Faith Proved; Or, an Answer to the Important Question, What Must I Do to Be Saved?
Author: Clarke, Adam
Publication date: Baltimore, 1818
Library: Millsaps College Library
Call number: BT753.C43x
Submitted by: Students of Millsaps course – What is the Future of the Book?
Description:
The first page contains an ownership inscription dated 1854, the ink of which soaks onto the next page.

Book submission: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus to Himself

Title: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus to Himself
Author: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Publication date: London, 1907
Library: Millsaps College Library
Call number: B580.R4
Submitted by: Students of Millsaps course – What is the Future of the Book?
Description:
There is gift inscription at the beginning of the book, dated 1927. Aside from some notation within the text, the only other noteworthy handwriting in the book is an odd line written on the very back page of the book.

Book submission: Tell-Trothes New Yeares gift … And The passionate Morrice. 1593.–John Lane’s Tom Tell-Troths message, and his pens complaint. 1600.–Thomas Powell’s Tom of all trades. Or The plaine path-way to preferment … 1631.–The glasse of Godly loue. (By John Rogers?) 1569.–

Title: Tell-Trothes New Yeares gift … And The passionate Morrice. 1593.–John Lane’s Tom Tell-Troths message, and his pens complaint. 1600.–Thomas Powell’s Tom of all trades. Or The plaine path-way to preferment … 1631.–The glasse of Godly loue. (By John Rogers?) 1569.–
Author: Furnivall, Frederick James, ed.
Publication date: London, 1876
Library: Hayden Library, Arizona State University
Call number: PR1120 .F8
Submitted by: Soren Hammerschmidt
Description:
Book prize from the New Shakespeare Society and Prof. John L. Johnson, Professor of Lang & Lit at U of Mississippi, to Charlton Henry Alexander of Kosciuscko, MS, in a copy of Tell-Trothes New Year’s Gift (London, 1876)

Book submission: The Poetical Works of John Milton

Title: The Poetical Works of John Milton
Author: John Milton
Publication date: New York, [1885?]
Library: Millsaps College Library
Call number: PR3550.L68x
Submitted by: Students of Millsaps course – What is the Future of the Book?
Description:
This book contains an inscription at the beginning which details the ownership. It is noteworthy that, although there is no publication date printed within the book, someone wrote the year ‘1886’ in the front of the book. A flower is also pressed within the pages of the book.

Book submission: Later Essays 1917-1920

Title: Later Essays 1917-1920
Author: Dobson, Austin
Publication date: 1921
Library: Arizona State University Hayden Library
Call number: PR441.D57
Submitted by: Dana Tait
Description:
Possible own inscription: “Augustine Birrell, March 10th, 1921/ Dies dolorosa – 1915.” Also includes a listing of other works by Dobson on reverse of page. If it is the same Augustine Birrell, he was Chief Secretary for Ireland (1907-1916). The “Dies dolorosa – 1915” inscription could refer to the struggles he faced that year with World War I, the Irish uprisings and his wife Eleanor’s death.

Book submission: D. Iunii Iuvenalis Satirae

Title: D. Iunii Iuvenalis Satirae
Author: John Delaware Lewis
Publication date: 1882, New York
Library: Van Wylen Library, Hope College
Call number: PA 6446 .A2 1882 v.1
Submitted by: Kellyanne Fitzgerald and Kaitlyn Rustemeyer
Description:
Latin and English book with marginalia from a Hope College student between 1890-1906. Contains an ad from the Holland Sentinel with identifying information that narrowed the year to 1890-1906, as well as a deposit slip from the First State Bank.

Book submission: Folly of the Wise

Title: Folly of the Wise
Author: Carolyn Wells
Publication date: Indianapolis, 1904
Library: Van Wylen Library, Hope College, Holland, Michigan
Call number: PS 3545.E533F6
Submitted by: Kelly Arnold, Olivia Lehnertz, Nina Kay
Description:
This copy of Folly of the Wise was part of the American Library Association’s War Service Library. There are drawings, stickers, annotations, and stamps.