- The Donaldsonville chief. (Donaldsonville, La.), 20 March 1909. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85034248/1909-03-20/ed-1/seq-4/>
It being now indispensibly necessary, that every female seminary should have its favourite instructor; and this sage man is all the rage. There is an old saying “If you’ll scratch my elbows I’ll scratch your &c;” or in other words, “one good turn deserves another;”
The new monk, a romance, by R.S.
A new account of the East Indies: being the observations and Remarks of Capt. Alexander Hamilton (1727, Volume 1, page 254), antedates “high and dry” in the OED by 95 years.
This book is under no circumstances to be taken from the Building
From Osceola the Seminole: or The red fawn of the Flower Land by Mayne Reid (1818)
Unfolded page in The origin and progress of letters: an essay in two parts by William Massey (1763)
The marbled cover of The Pedagogical seminary and journal of genetic psychology (1891)
Former owner’s handwritten 1909 address and the now false stamp:
"This book is confined to the Library"
The Oxford Thackeray: with illustrations by William Makepeace Thackeray (1829).
* The above diagram will explain itself, as an attempt to express to the eye the aspect in which the Vocabulary is here presented, and also some of the relations of its elements typical and aberrant.
A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles (vol 1), Founded Mainly on the materials collected by the Philological Society, edited by James A. H. Murray with the assistance of many scholars and men of science (1888).
Handwritten French library ownership card and colour and converted-to-monochrome marbling on the inside front cover of A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson (1768).
Handwriting possibly dated 15th September 1788 in the front matter of A Body of Practical Divinity by Thomas Watson (1741).