October 1, 2013

A collection of library stamps: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.

August 17, 2013

Photographs of digitization equipment superimposed with cover and bookplate images, with neon glitch.

From the front and back matter of History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America by John Kerr Tiffany (1887). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

June 10, 2013
Circulation slip with a spectrum of stamp colors and checkouts from 1916 to 1954.
From the back matter of The Journey of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca and His Companions from Florida to the Pacific, 1528-1536 (1905). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Circulation slip with a spectrum of stamp colors and checkouts from 1916 to 1954.

From the back matter of The Journey of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca and His Companions from Florida to the Pacific, 1528-1536 (1905). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

June 5, 2013

Jane Toman left a boarding pass stub inside the front cover of A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States: With Remarks on Their Economy, v. 1, by Frederick Law Olmsted (1856). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

February 14, 2013
Fifty years of circulation stamps (1922 to 1972). 
From the back matter of Interest Factors in Primary Reading Material by Fannie Wyche Dunn (1921). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Fifty years of circulation stamps (1922 to 1972). 

From the back matter of Interest Factors in Primary Reading Material by Fannie Wyche Dunn (1921). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

October 31, 2012
Neon moiré. Discovered by Dr. Terry Harpold.
From p. 151 of Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror by Richard Linthicum and Trumbull White (1906). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized January 23, 2008.

Neon moiré. Discovered by Dr. Terry Harpold.

From p. 151 of Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror by Richard Linthicum and Trumbull White (1906). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized January 23, 2008.

July 15, 2012
Cat bookplate peeks from behind overlaid Stanford University Library bookplate. 
From the front matter of Peck’s Bad Boy Abroad by George Wilbur Peck (1905). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).
See also:

Cat bookplate peeks from behind overlaid Stanford University Library bookplate. 

From the front matter of Peck’s Bad Boy Abroad by George Wilbur Peck (1905). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

See also:

July 12, 2012
Underlining, marginalia, and the reverse of a paper-punch.
From p. 2 of Intelligence Tests and School Reorganization by Lewis M. Terman, et. al. (1922). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Underlining, marginalia, and the reverse of a paper-punch.

From p. 2 of Intelligence Tests and School Reorganization by Lewis M. Terman, et. al. (1922). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

June 4, 2012
Distorted circulation slip.
From the back matter of The Hair by Charles H. Leonard (1879). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Distorted circulation slip.

From the back matter of The Hair by Charles H. Leonard (1879). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

May 30, 2012
Page with Lane Medical Library bookplate turned by ethereal hands.
From the front matter of Diseases of Hair by Benjamin Godfrey (1872). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Page with Lane Medical Library bookplate turned by ethereal hands.

From the front matter of Diseases of Hair by Benjamin Godfrey (1872). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

August 19, 2011
Newspaper clipping pasted into front endpaper, digitized; topics include “useful medical hints” and (remarkably!) a “cure for cancers”. Donation bookplate placed sideways to accommodate clippings.
From front matter of Homœopathic Domestic Practice by Egbert Guernsey (1857). [Here]

Newspaper clipping pasted into front endpaper, digitized; topics include “useful medical hints” and (remarkably!) a “cure for cancers”. Donation bookplate placed sideways to accommodate clippings.

From front matter of Homœopathic Domestic Practice by Egbert Guernsey (1857). [Here]

August 14, 2011

Marbled endpapers digitized in black and white and in color, with library card folder and signs of repair. 

From back matter of The New Zealand Journal, v.3 (1842). [Here]

August 8, 2011
Library artifacts; “locked stack” statement contradicted by digital distribution.
From back matter of A Basket of Flowers: A Tale for the Young by Christoph von Schmid (1755). [Here]

Library artifacts; “locked stack” statement contradicted by digital distribution.

From back matter of A Basket of Flowers: A Tale for the Young by Christoph von Schmid (1755). [Here]

April 13, 2011
 
Gradient produced by textured paper (?) and halftone filter; Stanford library artifacts
From the front endpapers of The Child of the Islands by Caroline S. Norton (1846). [Here]

Gradient produced by textured paper (?) and halftone filter; Stanford library artifacts

From the front endpapers of The Child of the Islands by Caroline S. Norton (1846). [Here]

April 5, 2011
 
Stanford library artifacts including card. Stamps and call numbers in back endpapers
From p.139 (rear endpapers), A Primer by Anna B. Badlam (1888). [Here]

Stanford library artifacts including card. Stamps and call numbers in back endpapers

From p.139 (rear endpapers), A Primer by Anna B. Badlam (1888). [Here]