Posts tagged bookplate

Conflicting bookplates, employee’s fingers, fore-edge.

From the front matter of Stammering and Stuttering by James Hunt (1870). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

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).

A saucy bookplate: “A Pleader to the Needer When a Reader.”

From the back matter of England’s Path to Wealth and Honour, In a Dialogue Between an English-man and a Dutch-man by James Puckle (1718). Original from Oxford University. Digitized July 4, 2006.

Torn library artifact. 

From the front matter of Popular Romances of the West of England: or, The Drolls, Traditions and Superstitions of Old Cornwall, v. 2, by Robert Hunt (1865). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 21, 2005.

Endpaper illustrations obscured by library artifacts and digital contrast.

From Poems of Childhood by Eugene Field (1904). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 19, 2005.

Pictorial endpapers in greyscale, high contrast, and color with clips and Harvard Library bookplate.

Detail of creepers:

From Polly the Pagan: Her Lost Love Letters by Isabel Anderson (1922). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 5, 2009.