Endpapers #10

“Before mass printing in the 20th century it was common for 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



An overview of the life of Theordore Roosevelt is illustrated on the endpapers by Edward Wilson for the child’s book ‘The Story of Theodore Roosevelt‘ published in 1953.

Note– Did anyone else watch the wonderful series ‘The Roosevelts‘?

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  1. When I lived in Long Island, I remember going to Oyster Bay to see his home. By then, it had become a museum. I was very impressed even at the young age of 8 yrs. old.

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