March 16, 2014
Punched card.
From the back matter of Farmers of Forty Centuries: or, Permanent Agriculture in China, Korea and Japan by Franklin Hiram King (1911). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 30, 2007.

Punched card.

From the back matter of Farmers of Forty Centuries: or, Permanent Agriculture in China, Korea and Japan by Franklin Hiram King (1911). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 30, 2007.

February 27, 2014

Illustrations photographed through tissue.

Throughout The Birds of America, v. 7, by John James Audubon (1844). Original from Harvard University. Digitized June 14, 2007.

February 27, 2014
Biographical, handwritten note.
From the front matter of Heniaytos: A Course of Sermons for All the Sundays of the Year by Jeremy Taylor (1673). Original from the University of California. Digitized October 7, 2013.

Biographical, handwritten note.

From the front matter of Heniaytos: A Course of Sermons for All the Sundays of the Year by Jeremy Taylor (1673). Original from the University of California. Digitized October 7, 2013.

February 27, 2014

Employee’s hands. Submitted by asfaltics.

Throughout The Science-History of the Universe, v. 1, edited by Francis Rolt-Wheeler (1909). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized June 19, 2006.

February 24, 2014
Stain.
From Ned Myers: or, A Life Before the Mast edited by James Fenimore Cooper (1843). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 15, 2005.

Stain.

From Ned Myers: or, A Life Before the Mast edited by James Fenimore Cooper (1843). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 15, 2005.

February 24, 2014
Frontispiece photographed through tissue.
From the front matter of Before the Doctor Comes: A Ready Reference Book by Mary Merritt Crawford and Thurston S. Welton (1909). Original from Harvard University. Digitized January 27, 2006.

Frontispiece photographed through tissue.

From the front matter of Before the Doctor Comes: A Ready Reference Book by Mary Merritt Crawford and Thurston S. Welton (1909). Original from Harvard University. Digitized January 27, 2006.

February 20, 2014
Frontispiece photographed through tissue.
From The Story of the Telegraph, and a History of the Great Atlantic Cable by Charles Frederick Briggs and Augustus Maverick (1858). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 27, 2007.

Frontispiece photographed through tissue.

From The Story of the Telegraph, and a History of the Great Atlantic Cable by Charles Frederick Briggs and Augustus Maverick (1858). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 27, 2007.

February 20, 2014
Tape over tear.
From p. 81 of Plays by August Strindberg (1912). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 25, 2008.

Tape over tear.

From p. 81 of Plays by August Strindberg (1912). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 25, 2008.

February 20, 2014

Neon moiré.

Throughout Ranch Life and the Hunting-trail by Theodore Roosevelt (1888). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized May 15, 2007.

February 14, 2014
Ripped leather.
From the front cover of Opere Teatrali, v. 30, by Carlo Goldon (1793). Original from Princeton University. Digitized August 13, 2008.

Ripped leather.

From the front cover of Opere Teatrali, v. 30, by Carlo Goldon (1793). Original from Princeton University. Digitized August 13, 2008.

February 14, 2014
Collage of library artifacts: stamp, paper punch, printing statement, call number handwritten in pencil. 
From the title page verso of Peter Parley’s Method of Telling about the History of the World to Children by Samuel G. Goodrich (1836). Original from Princeton University. Digitized February 21, 2008.

Collage of library artifacts: stamp, paper punch, printing statement, call number handwritten in pencil. 

From the title page verso of Peter Parley’s Method of Telling about the History of the World to Children by Samuel G. Goodrich (1836). Original from Princeton University. Digitized February 21, 2008.

February 14, 2014
Child-painted illustration.
From p. 264 of Peter Parley’s Common School History by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1841). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized October 18, 2007.

Child-painted illustration.

From p. 264 of Peter Parley’s Common School History by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1841). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized October 18, 2007.

February 14, 2014
Employee turns page. Submitted by an anonymous finder.
From the title page of Saggio Storico per Servire di Studio alle Rivoluzioni Politiche, v. 3, by Giuseppe Maria Arrighi (1813). Original from la Biblioteca Pubblica Bavarese Digitalizzato. Digitized December 1, 2008.

Employee turns page. Submitted by an anonymous finder.

From the title page of Saggio Storico per Servire di Studio alle Rivoluzioni Politiche, v. 3, by Giuseppe Maria Arrighi (1813). Original from la Biblioteca Pubblica Bavarese Digitalizzato. Digitized December 1, 2008.

February 12, 2014

Home-made cloth cover sewn over boards.

Surrounding Dictation Exercises by Elizabeth Missing Sewell and Levina Buoncuore Urbino (1874). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 11, 2008.

February 12, 2014
Ribbon bookmark. Submitted by jr-detective.
From p. 67 of Opere Teatrali, v. 30, by Carlo Goldoni (1793). Original from Princeton University. Digitized August 13, 2008.

Ribbon bookmark. Submitted by jr-detective.

From p. 67 of Opere Teatrali, v. 30, by Carlo Goldoni (1793). Original from Princeton University. Digitized August 13, 2008.