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. 

July 20, 2013
High contrast marbled endpapers.
From Historia de la Milagrosa, y Venerable Imagen de N.S. de Atocha by Gabriel de Cepeda (1670). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized April 16, 2009.

High contrast marbled endpapers.

From Historia de la Milagrosa, y Venerable Imagen de N.S. de Atocha by Gabriel de Cepeda (1670). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized April 16, 2009.

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.

December 12, 2012

Folded, creased, washed-out marbled paper.

The endpapers to The Book of Common-Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments (1637). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 28, 2008.

December 4, 2012

Small book in large library boards, with hands of employee and digitization equipment clips.

Throughout Mother Goose’s Melody: or, Sonnets for the Cradle by William Shakespeare (1794). Original from Indiana University. Digitized July 2, 2009.

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.

September 14, 2012
A collage of use: arithmetic, writing, doodling, barcode, card folder, clip of digitization equipment.
From the back matter of The Rudiments of Navigation by Mungo Murray (1760). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 16, 2006.

A collage of use: arithmetic, writing, doodling, barcode, card folder, clip of digitization equipment.

From the back matter of The Rudiments of Navigation by Mungo Murray (1760). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 16, 2006.

September 12, 2012

Problematic pictorial endpapers.

From The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum, ills. by John Rea Neill (1913). Original from the University of Virginia. Digitized July 28, 2008. 

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.

August 31, 2012
Neon digitization environment.
From Charles par la Grace de Dieu Roy de France (?) (1560). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized March 1, 2011.

Neon digitization environment.

From Charles par la Grace de Dieu Roy de France (?) (1560). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized March 1, 2011.

August 30, 2012
Clips, corrected fingers, distortion, etc. &c.
From the front matter of A History of Electricity from Antiquity to the Days of Benjamin Franklin by Park Benjamin (1898). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Clips, corrected fingers, distortion, etc. &c.

From the front matter of A History of Electricity from Antiquity to the Days of Benjamin Franklin by Park Benjamin (1898). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

July 29, 2012
Illustrated endpapers in black and white and color.
From Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, ills. by N.C. Wyeth (1920). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized January 29, 2009.

Illustrated endpapers in black and white and color.

From Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, ills. by N.C. Wyeth (1920). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized January 29, 2009.

July 23, 2012
Marbled endpapers in high contrast (and greyscale).
From Historico-Topographica Descriptio by Michael Wening (1723). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized January 27, 2012.

Marbled endpapers in high contrast (and greyscale).

From Historico-Topographica Descriptio by Michael Wening (1723). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized January 27, 2012.

June 20, 2012

Library artifacts intrude on illustrated endpapers.

From Her Father’s Daughter by Gene Stratton-Porter (1921). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 25, 2007.

June 15, 2012

Elaborately designed endpapers digitized in high contrast, with blocks of greyscale.

From Poems Written Occasionally by John Winstanley (1742). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 29, 2007.