Tag Archives: gift inscription

Book submission: Fables de Florian, suivies de son Théatre

Title: Fables de Florian, suivies de son Théatre
Author: Florian, Jean Pierre Clais de
Publication date: Paris, n.d.
Library: D. H. Hill Library
Call number: PQ1983 .F6 F3 1924
Submitted by: Cate Rivers
Description:
This beautifully illustrated book has a charmer name tag pasted in the front cover from Claire Kral Necker, a cat biologist, and a gift attribution that I think translates to “Illustrated for Francine.”

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: The Earliest Life of Christ Being the Diatessaron of Tatian

Title: The Earliest Life of Christ Being the Diatessaron of Tatian
Author: Tatianus
Publication date: Edinburgh, 1894
Library: Millsaps College Library
Call number: BS2550.T2A3
Submitted by: Students of Millsaps course – What is the Future of the Book?
Description:
Features an ownership tag and some annotation within the text

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: English poetry (1170-1892)

Title: English poetry (1170-1892)
Author: Manly, John Matthews, 1865-1940, comp.
Publication date: Boston, 1907
Library: Arizona State University Hayden Library
Call number: PR1175 .M33
Submitted by: Devoney Looser and Meghan Nestel
Description:
Editor’s inscription: “To Mrs. Evans / from the Editor / 1907.” Includes bookplate of Jessie Benton Evans (1866-1954) Memorial Collection.