July 19, 2014

Card folder with and without distortion.

From the back matter of South London by Sir Walter Besant (1899). Original from the University of California. Digitized June 12, 2010.

July 19, 2014
Let’s see you play this sheet music (left folded, mid-turn). 
From Life in London by Pierce Egan (1904). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 14, 2006.

Let’s see you play this sheet music (left folded, mid-turn). 

From Life in London by Pierce Egan (1904). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 14, 2006.

July 19, 2014

A variety of marbled endpapers photographed in high-contrast black and white (1, 2, 3).

July 19, 2014
CANCELLED CANCELLED CANCELLED CANCELLED. 
Circulation slip from Kidnapped in London by Yat-sen Sun (1897). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 20, 2009.

CANCELLED CANCELLED CANCELLED CANCELLED. 

Circulation slip from Kidnapped in London by Yat-sen Sun (1897). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 20, 2009.

July 16, 2014

Illustrations photographed through tissue.

From An Accidence, or Gamut, of Painting in Oil by Julius Caesar Ibbetson (1828). Original from Oxford University. Digitized November 1, 2007.

July 16, 2014
Ominous library stamp.
From the front matter of Miscellaneous Reflections Occasion’d by the Comet which Appear’d in December 1680 by Pierre Bayle (1708). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 2, 2005.

Ominous library stamp.

From the front matter of Miscellaneous Reflections Occasion’d by the Comet which Appear’d in December 1680 by Pierre Bayle (1708). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 2, 2005.

July 16, 2014
Cloth map-pocket.
From the back matter of A Treatise on Astronomy by L. H. Tyler (1837). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 28, 2007.

Cloth map-pocket.

From the back matter of A Treatise on Astronomy by L. H. Tyler (1837). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 28, 2007.

July 15, 2014
Circulation slip adhesive collage. 
From the back matter of Myths and Folk-tales of the Russians, Western Slavs, and the Magyars (1890). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 28, 2007.

Circulation slip adhesive collage. 

From the back matter of Myths and Folk-tales of the Russians, Western Slavs, and the Magyars (1890). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 28, 2007.

July 15, 2014
Frontispiece photographed through tissue.
From the front matter of Mighty Mikko: A Book of Finnish Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Parker Fillmore (1922). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 7, 2008.

Frontispiece photographed through tissue.

From the front matter of Mighty Mikko: A Book of Finnish Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Parker Fillmore (1922). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 7, 2008.

July 14, 2014
Employee’s distorted fingers over fore-edge with tabs.
Throughout Spiritus Creator Incubus by Michael Beck and Johann Conrad Heinrich (1687). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized May 17, 2011.

Employee’s distorted fingers over fore-edge with tabs.

Throughout Spiritus Creator Incubus by Michael Beck and Johann Conrad Heinrich (1687). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized May 17, 2011.

July 14, 2014
Fault-line water stain.
From the back matter of The Colour-sense: Its Origin and Development by Grant Allen (1892). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Fault-line water stain.

From the back matter of The Colour-sense: Its Origin and Development by Grant Allen (1892). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

July 11, 2014
Employee manicules.
From the front matter of Tattooing in the Marquesas by Willowdean Chatterson Handy (1922). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 12, 2007.

Employee manicules.

From the front matter of Tattooing in the Marquesas by Willowdean Chatterson Handy (1922). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 12, 2007.

July 11, 2014
Marginalia reads: “times change nothing!!✓”
From p. 178 of Domestic Manners of the Americans, v. 1, by Frances Milton Trollope (1832). Original from Harvard University Digitized. December 19, 2007.

Marginalia reads: “times change nothing!!

From p. 178 of Domestic Manners of the Americans, v. 1, by Frances Milton Trollope (1832). Original from Harvard University Digitized. December 19, 2007.

July 11, 2014
"I love what you do; This one’s for you.” Submitted by handsonliterature.
Neon moiré in the frontispiece to The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher, v. 1 (1880). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 31, 2009.

"I love what you do; This one’s for you.” Submitted by handsonliterature.

Neon moiré in the frontispiece to The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher, v. 1 (1880). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 31, 2009.

July 10, 2014

Severe distortion.

Throughout Betrachtung Der Sterbligkeit: Nebst Einem Vierfachen Register, v. 1, by Martin Geier (1687). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized October 19, 2009.