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ASU Book Traces Project


Our project seeks to identify, record, and photograph significant, unique features of C19 and early C20 readership found in out-of-copyright ASU-owned books. To begin, we're examining pre-1923 titles in the PRs and the PSs in Hayden Library. (There are 13,673 pre-1923 books on the shelves in the PR and PS--British and American literature--sections.) This ASU Digital Repository space will collect digital images of the most interesting of these examples. We will also be sharing some of them with the University of Virginia-based crowd-sourced project founded and led by Prof. Andrew Stauffer, from which we take our project name and our inspiration: http://booktraces.org. We hope to locate objects for a potential future ASU special exhibit in 2019, when Hayden Library re-opens after its major renovation. (The books are leaving the tower in summer 2017.)


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This edition includes a gift inscription by the author's (Sara Coleridge) descendant Lord Coleridge, "William Thomas Furse from his Godfather, Lord Coleridge June 22 77"

Contributors
Coleridge, Sara, Looser, Devoney
Created Date
2017-04-19
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Owner's inscription in The tales of the genii, or, The delightful lessons of Horam the son of Asmar. Volume 1: Lady Bute from Lord Dart[mouth]. Volume 2: Lady Bute

Contributors
Morell, Charles, Sir, Looser, Devoney
Created Date
2017-04-16