Posts tagged cover

Marbled paper curls and peels.

From the rear cover of A Brief Account of Many of the Prosecutions of the People Call’d Quakers in the Exchequer, Ecclesiastical, and Other Courts by Joseph Besse (1736). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized June 22, 2006.

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).

Rear cover glitching.

From Perfumes and Their Preparation: Containing Complete Directions for Making Handkerchief Perfumes, Smelling-salts, Cosmetics, Hair Dyes, and Other Toilet Articles by George William Askinson (1892). Original from the University of Virginia. Digitized December 2, 2008.

"Scanning and digitization has transformed a seemingly empty page into a wonderfully kaleidoscopic series of colors, bleeding down from the page’s tip."

Submitted by Chris Hawley, of Dr. Terry Harpold’s University of Florida course Hypermedia: Futures of Reading.

From Zoology Reprints and Separata, Etc., vol. 166 (1898). Original from Cornell University. Digitized November 18, 2009.