July 10, 2014
Worker’s hand. Submitted by Abi Jones. Image now removed.
From the front matter of Miss Betty by Bram Stoker (1898). Originally from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 13, 2008. 

Worker’s hand. Submitted by Abi Jones. Image now removed.

From the front matter of Miss Betty by Bram Stoker (1898). Originally from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 13, 2008. 

February 7, 2014
Name erased from doorway.
From the front matter of Juvenile Sketch Book: or, Token for New Year (1828). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 6, 2007.

Name erased from doorway.

From the front matter of Juvenile Sketch Book: or, Token for New Year (1828). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 6, 2007.

January 29, 2014
(Married) employee’s hand over bookplate and circulation slip.
From the front matter of The Complaint: or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality by Edward Young (1750). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 2, 2007.

(Married) employee’s hand over bookplate and circulation slip.

From the front matter of The Complaint: or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality by Edward Young (1750). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 2, 2007.

January 21, 2014
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).

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).

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).

March 24, 2013
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.

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.

March 23, 2013
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.

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.

February 18, 2013
Annotated bookplate.
From the front matter of The Following of the Star: A Romance by Florence Louisa Barclay (1911). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 18, 2008.

Annotated bookplate.

From the front matter of The Following of the Star: A Romance by Florence Louisa Barclay (1911). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 18, 2008.

January 27, 2013
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.

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.

December 2, 2012
Parody bookplate of Joe Laurie, Jr.: “Know Ye This Is Not A Present.”
From the front matter of The Funny Bone: Short Stories and Amusing Anecdotes for a Dull Hour, ed. by Henry Martyn Kieffer (1910). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 22, 2006.

Parody bookplate of Joe Laurie, Jr.: “Know Ye This Is Not A Present.”

From the front matter of The Funny Bone: Short Stories and Amusing Anecdotes for a Dull Hour, ed. by Henry Martyn Kieffer (1910). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 22, 2006.

December 1, 2012
Bookplate palimpsest.
From the back matter of All Aboard: or, Life On the Lake by Oliver Optic (1856). Original from Harvard University. Digitized May 14, 2008.

Bookplate palimpsest.

From the back matter of All Aboard: or, Life On the Lake by Oliver Optic (1856). Original from Harvard University. Digitized May 14, 2008.

October 10, 2012
Disregard the donor of this book.
From the front matter of Much Adoe About Nothing by William Shakespeare (1899). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 28, 2007.

Disregard the donor of this book.

From the front matter of Much Adoe About Nothing by William Shakespeare (1899). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 28, 2007.

October 3, 2012

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.

August 29, 2012
Negated Avery Architectural Library bookplate.
From the front matter of The Art Institute of Chicago: Circular of Instruction of the School of Drawing, Painting, Modelling, Decorative Designing, and Architecture (1902). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized March 5, 2009.

Negated Avery Architectural Library bookplate.

From the front matter of The Art Institute of Chicago: Circular of Instruction of the School of Drawing, Painting, Modelling, Decorative Designing, and Architecture (1902). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized March 5, 2009.

August 21, 2012
Employee’s hand, distorted. 
From the front matter of The Accomplished Tutor: or, Complete System of Liberal Education by Thomas Hodson (1805). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized October 10, 2005.

Employee’s hand, distorted. 

From the front matter of The Accomplished Tutor: or, Complete System of Liberal Education by Thomas Hodson (1805). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized October 10, 2005.