“Before mass printing in the 20th century it was common for the endpapers of books to have paper marbling. Sometimes the endpapers were used for maps or other relevant information. They are the traditional place for bookplates or owner’s inscription.”- Wikipedia
The book ‘Blueberry Corners’ published in 1940 is special- it belonged to my mother as a girl. Mom loved the author Lois Lenski‘s stories and her quaint pen & ink illustrations. Shown here is a sample of the endpapers.
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