February 4, 2013

Binder’s waste.

From General Butler in New Orleans: History of the Administration of the Department of the Gulf in the Year 1862 by James Parton (1864). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized October 27, 2006. 

March 30, 2012

Documentation of textual binder’s waste.

From the front matter of a book of jointly-bound poems: “The Triumphs of Temper” by William Hayley; “The Funeral of Arabert: Monk of La Trappe” by Jerningham; and Milton’s Selected Poems (1804). Original from Lyon Public Library (Bibliothèque jésuite des Fontaines). Digitized September 15, 2010.

September 26, 2011

Crumpled paper, vellum (?) and unconventional binding technique, digitized in color; binder’s waste.

From front and back matter of Commentarius in Claudii Galeni Duos Libros de Differentiis Febrium by Jacques Dubois (1555). [Here]