August 17, 2013
Title page verso with figure dancing through NYPL stamps. 
From the front matter of A History of Dancing from the Earliest Ages to Our Own Times by Gaston Vuillier and Joseph Grego (1898). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized January 8, 2010.

Title page verso with figure dancing through NYPL stamps. 

From the front matter of A History of Dancing from the Earliest Ages to Our Own Times by Gaston Vuillier and Joseph Grego (1898). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized January 8, 2010.

April 29, 2013
None of the above.
From the front matter of A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland by Samuel Johnson (1775). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized June 11, 2007.

None of the above.

From the front matter of A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland by Samuel Johnson (1775). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized June 11, 2007.

December 22, 2012
Crinkled circulation slip.
From the back matter of The Lives of Saints, v. 1, by Pedro de Ribadeneyra and William Petre (1730). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized June 15, 2011.

Crinkled circulation slip.

From the back matter of The Lives of Saints, v. 1, by Pedro de Ribadeneyra and William Petre (1730). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized June 15, 2011.

December 1, 2012
Never checked out.
From the back matter of Cider: A Poem in Two Books by John Philips (1791). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized December 2, 2006.

Never checked out.

From the back matter of Cider: A Poem in Two Books by John Philips (1791). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized December 2, 2006.

November 26, 2012
Partial NYPL stamp.
From the front matter of My Year in a Log Cabin by William Dean Howells (1893). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized July 11, 2007.

Partial NYPL stamp.

From the front matter of My Year in a Log Cabin by William Dean Howells (1893). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized July 11, 2007.

June 6, 2012
Never checked out.
From the back matter of The Slave of Silence by Fred Merrick White (1906). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 15, 2006.

Never checked out.

From the back matter of The Slave of Silence by Fred Merrick White (1906). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 15, 2006.

April 30, 2012
Employee’s hand corrected to white; page split with a false digital gutter. 
From p. 2-3 (?) of A Select Collection of Poems, from Admired Authors and Scarce Miscellanies (1790). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 27, 2006.

Employee’s hand corrected to white; page split with a false digital gutter. 

From p. 2-3 (?) of A Select Collection of Poems, from Admired Authors and Scarce Miscellanies (1790). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 27, 2006.

February 11, 2012
Never checked out.
From the back matter of The Holy Bible (1793). 

Never checked out.

From the back matter of The Holy Bible (1793). 

January 16, 2012
kcarenwilson:

I submitted this collage of digital NYPL library artifacts (found in Google Books) to the digital Centennial Quilt. —kcw

kcarenwilson:

I submitted this collage of digital NYPL library artifacts (found in Google Books) to the digital Centennial Quilt. —kcw

(via krissywilson)

December 26, 2011

Distorted fore-edge. 

From various pages of The New Book of Poultry by Lewis Wright (1902). 

November 30, 2011
Never checked out.
From the back matter of Gretchen’s Joys and Sorrows, by Clementine Helm (1877). [Here]

Never checked out.

From the back matter of Gretchen’s Joys and Sorrows, by Clementine Helm (1877). [Here]

August 6, 2011
New York Public Library Reference Department checkout slip; statement that the book is “under no circumstances to be taken from the building” contradicted by digitization and subsequent digital distribution.
From the back matter of Change for the American Notes: in Letters from London to New York by Henry Wood (1843). [Here]

New York Public Library Reference Department checkout slip; statement that the book is “under no circumstances to be taken from the building” contradicted by digitization and subsequent digital distribution.

From the back matter of Change for the American Notes: in Letters from London to New York by Henry Wood (1843). [Here]