September 25, 2013

Digitization equipment.

From the front and back matter of Six Questions, Stated and Answered, Upon which the Whole Force of the Arguments for and Against the Peerage-bill Depends (1719). Original from the University of California. Digitized October 17, 2011.

January 24, 2013

Uncropped; distorted.

Throughout The Army Ration: How to Diminish Its Weight and Bulk, Secure Economy in Its Administration, Avoid Waste, and Increase the Comfort, Efficiency, and Mobility of Troops by Eben Norton Horsford (1864). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 7, 2005.

September 9, 2012
The book in the digitization environment (across the gutter).
From the back matter of The Trial of the Honourable Admiral John Byng (1757). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized June 24, 2010.

The book in the digitization environment (across the gutter).

From the back matter of The Trial of the Honourable Admiral John Byng (1757). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized June 24, 2010.

June 19, 2012
Cover in motion. 
From Tsar Fyodor Ivanovitch: A Play in Five Acts, by Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy (1922). Original from Harvard University. Digitized July 3, 2007.

Cover in motion. 

From Tsar Fyodor Ivanovitch: A Play in Five Acts, by Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy (1922). Original from Harvard University. Digitized July 3, 2007.

May 19, 2012

Neon moiré. 

Throughout "The Miami Aquarium and Biological Laboratory", reprinted by National Geographic Magazine (1921). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford University library artifacts).

May 9, 2012
Captured digitization environment.
From the back matter of Billy Whiskers’ Kids: or, Day and Night, a Sequel to Billy Whiskers by Frances Trego Montgomery (1903). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized September 2, 2011.

Captured digitization environment.

From the back matter of Billy Whiskers’ Kids: or, Day and Night, a Sequel to Billy Whiskers by Frances Trego Montgomery (1903). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized September 2, 2011.

February 18, 2012
A glimpse of the book’s spine in the digitization environment.
From the back matter of The Rock Tombs of El-Amarna: The Tomb of Meyra by N. de G. Davies, ed. by F. Ll. Griffith (1905). 

A glimpse of the book’s spine in the digitization environment.

From the back matter of The Rock Tombs of El-Amarna: The Tomb of Meyra by N. de G. Davies, ed. by F. Ll. Griffith (1905). 

February 10, 2012

Skewed pages, with a glimpse of the digitization environment.

From various pages of Domestic Medicine: or, A Treatise on the Prevention and Cure of Diseases by Regimen and Simple Medicine, by William Buchan (1800).

February 3, 2012

The digitization environment, with and without bits of the book itself.

From the front and back matter (?) of Early Schools and School-Books of New England by George Emery Littlefield (1904). 

December 9, 2011
No book content, just a glimpse at the digitization environment: checkerboard rule, tape, pencil marks, clips.
From the back matter of A Hand-book of Industrial Organic Chemistry, by Samuel Philip Sadtler (1900). [Here]

No book content, just a glimpse at the digitization environment: checkerboard rule, tape, pencil marks, clips.

From the back matter of A Hand-book of Industrial Organic Chemistry, by Samuel Philip Sadtler (1900). [Here]

October 3, 2011
Rear cover of text, in digitization environment.
From the back matter of Astronomical Observations Made in St. John’s College, Cambridge, in the Years 1767 and 1768 by William Ludlam (1769). [Here]

Rear cover of text, in digitization environment.

From the back matter of Astronomical Observations Made in St. John’s College, Cambridge, in the Years 1767 and 1768 by William Ludlam (1769). [Here]

August 31, 2011

Color and black and white images of digitization equipment and book in digitization environment.

From Early Schools and School-books of New England by George Emery Littlefield (1904). [Here]