September 2012

Conversations in the Reading Room and Beyond

by Janice Neri, Boise State University, and Danielle Skeehan, Northeastern University

Figure 2. "A strange thing," John Ferrar's (?) annotation and personal mark in Gerhard Mercator, Atlas; or, A geographicke description of the world (London, 1635), p. 862 (detail). JCB call number Z M533 1635 1-SIZE

Detail showing the curving script Virginia Ferrar inserted into the fabric of the insect's form.

Janice Neri and Danielle Skeehan, "The Mystery of the Silk Worm: Conversations in the Reading Room and Beyond," I Found it at the JCB, Online Journal of the John Carter Brown Library, August 2012.