February 7, 2014
Circulation slip in pocket.
From the back matter of School Gymnastics, Free Hand: A System of Physical Exercises for Schools by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft (1896). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Circulation slip in pocket.

From the back matter of School Gymnastics, Free Hand: A System of Physical Exercises for Schools by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft (1896). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

December 22, 2012
Circulation slips in the shower (pasted over illustration).
From the back matter of Hyperemia as a Therapeutic Agent by August Bier (1905). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Circulation slips in the shower (pasted over illustration).

From the back matter of Hyperemia as a Therapeutic Agent by August Bier (1905). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

December 20, 2012
Circulation card folder with checkout and negation stamps.
From the back matter of Moko; or, Maori Tattooing by Horatio Gordon Robley (1896). Original from Princeton University. Digitized October 10, 2008.

Circulation card folder with checkout and negation stamps.

From the back matter of Moko; or, Maori Tattooing by Horatio Gordon Robley (1896). Original from Princeton University. Digitized October 10, 2008.

September 9, 2012
Amended University of California circulation statement.
From the back matter of The Remembrancer: or, Impartial Repository of Public Events, v. 1 by Thomas Pownall (1775). Original from the University of California. Digitized September 2, 2009.

Amended University of California circulation statement.

From the back matter of The Remembrancer: or, Impartial Repository of Public Events, v. 1 by Thomas Pownall (1775). Original from the University of California. Digitized September 2, 2009.

August 14, 2012
Card removed (and potentially mutilated). 
From the back matter of The Pythagorean Triangle, or, The Science of Numbers by George Oliver (1875). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized June 8, 2007.

Card removed (and potentially mutilated). 

From the back matter of The Pythagorean Triangle, or, The Science of Numbers by George Oliver (1875). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized June 8, 2007.

May 21, 2012
Library artifacts in selective black-and-white and greyscale.
From the back matter of A Manual for Use at Funerals by Charles Jason Staples and Christopher Rhodes Eliot (1903). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 15, 2007.

Library artifacts in selective black-and-white and greyscale.

From the back matter of A Manual for Use at Funerals by Charles Jason Staples and Christopher Rhodes Eliot (1903). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 15, 2007.

March 20, 2012

Wait: what is autocorrect, and what is collage? Submitted by pwclose

From p. 229 of Diseases of Memory by Théodule Ribot (1887). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization.

March 13, 2012
A blush of red crayon, a little arithmetic, and a riot of library artifacts.
From the back matter of The Rainbow by David Herbert Lawrence (1922).Original from Indiana University. Digitized August 5, 2010.

A blush of red crayon, a little arithmetic, and a riot of library artifacts.

From the back matter of The Rainbow by David Herbert Lawrence (1922).Original from Indiana University. Digitized August 5, 2010.

March 2, 2012
Against direct order, slip removed from pocket.
From the back matter of The Reliques of Father Prout, v. 1, collected and arranged by Oliver Yorke, ills. by Alfred Croquis (1836). 

Against direct order, slip removed from pocket.

From the back matter of The Reliques of Father Prout, v. 1, collected and arranged by Oliver Yorke, ills. by Alfred Croquis (1836). 

January 23, 2012
Card folder, digitized in high contrast black-and-white.
From the back matter of The Water Supply, Sewerage, and Plumbing of Modern City Buildings by William Paul Gerhard (1909). 

Card folder, digitized in high contrast black-and-white.

From the back matter of The Water Supply, Sewerage, and Plumbing of Modern City Buildings by William Paul Gerhard (1909). 

December 15, 2011
Card folder reads “Do not remove or mutilate card.” Card removed (and potentially mutilated).
From the back matter of The Windy Hill by Cornelia Meigs (1921). 

Card folder reads “Do not remove or mutilate card.” Card removed (and potentially mutilated).

From the back matter of The Windy Hill by Cornelia Meigs (1921). 

November 6, 2011
Detail from library artifacts digitized in black and white.
From the back matter of Lincoln, by Edmund Venables and George Gresley Perry (1897). [Here]

Detail from library artifacts digitized in black and white.

From the back matter of Lincoln, by Edmund Venables and George Gresley Perry (1897). [Here]

October 27, 2011

Library artifacts—bookplate, circulation slip, card folder—placed over advertisements.

From the front and back matter of The Municipal Year Book and Public Services Directory, by Sir Robert Donald (1903). [Here]

October 16, 2011
Never due: unstamped circulation card.
From the back matter of The Plays of William Shakspeare [sic], v.7, (1793). [Here]

Never due: unstamped circulation card.

From the back matter of The Plays of William Shakspeare [sic], v.7, (1793). [Here]

October 15, 2011
"Do not remove or mutilate card": card removed and, potentially, mutilated.
From the back matter of About Paris, by Richard Harding Davis (1895). [Here]

"Do not remove or mutilate card": card removed and, potentially, mutilated.

From the back matter of About Paris, by Richard Harding Davis (1895). [Here]