• Created Date
  • 1899-1899
  • Description
  • Textual. Ownership. 75x96 mm. Auis! / Thisse booke vvill not bee Loaned, / For bye H. D. Halsey it is ovvned; / And he shalle n'er a Lender bee, / For lending dvlls ye edge of Hvsbandry. / So plese do not ask; or do not take, / He craueth thisse boon for Friendship's sake, / See ye ovvner's name or you be Blinde, / Thvs seeing,--leaue thisse booke Behinde. / Jvne 7, 1899. Verse: warning to borrowers. [normalized text:] Avis! / This book will n... more
    Textual. Ownership. 75x96 mm. Auis! / Thisse booke vvill not bee Loaned, / For bye H. D. Halsey it is ovvned; / And he shalle n'er a Lender bee, / For lending dvlls ye edge of Hvsbandry. / So plese do not ask; or do not take, / He craueth thisse boon for Friendship's sake, / See ye ovvner's name or you be Blinde, / Thvs seeing,--leaue thisse booke Behinde. / Jvne 7, 1899. Verse: warning to borrowers. [normalized text:] Avis! / This book will not be Loaned, For by H. D. Halsey it is owned; And he shall never a Lender be, For lending dulls the edge of Husbandry. So please do not ask; or do not take, He craveth this boon for Friendship's sake, See the owner's name or you be Blind, Thus seeing,--leave this book Behind. / June VII / MDCCCXCIX. less
  • Rights
  • Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7016277