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The various images used in the header are details from photographs of the following commonplace or other manuscript books: Julian Abbot, Index Rerum: Or Index of Subjects, Northampton, MA, 1836 (3rd edition); Rev. Thomas Austen, Occasional Meditations: Compiled from Various Authors as They Accidentally Came to Hand, 1770–1782, MS Eng 613, Houghton Library, Harvard University; Robert Burns’ second commonplace book; Edward Bysshe’s Art of English Poetry (1702); John Catchpool’s commonplace book; Bernardino Ciarpaglini’s commonplace book; Adriaen Coenen’s Fish Book (1580); John Locke’s medical commonplace book; Agnes McIntosh’s album; Thomas Jefferson’s literary commonplace book; Rachel Riggs’ assemblage; MS of Soeur Marie Julie de Saint Paul de Thomassin, [Provence, 18th century](BRMS 134) Bridwell Library; Recipe for iron-gall ink, commonplace book, late 17thc, Osborn b115 (59r-58v), Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library; Commonplace book, (1, 2, 3) mid-17thc, Osborn b205, Beinecke.
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