July 23, 2014

An assortment of library stamps. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)

July 16, 2014

Illustrations photographed through tissue.

From An Accidence, or Gamut, of Painting in Oil by Julius Caesar Ibbetson (1828). Original from Oxford University. Digitized November 1, 2007.

July 14, 2014
Fault-line water stain.
From the back matter of The Colour-sense: Its Origin and Development by Grant Allen (1892). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Fault-line water stain.

From the back matter of The Colour-sense: Its Origin and Development by Grant Allen (1892). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

July 11, 2014
"I love what you do; This one’s for you.” Submitted by handsonliterature.
Neon moiré in the frontispiece to The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher, v. 1 (1880). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 31, 2009.

"I love what you do; This one’s for you.” Submitted by handsonliterature.

Neon moiré in the frontispiece to The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher, v. 1 (1880). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 31, 2009.

July 10, 2014

Exuberant underlining, bracketing, and circling marginalia

Throughout A Plea for the West by Lyman Beecher (1835). Original from Harvard University. Digitized July 24, 2006.

July 10, 2014
Endpaper illustrations. Submitted by Stephen Ferguson. 
From the copy of The Clerk’s Instructor in the Ecclesiastical Courts (1740) help by the Princeton Theological Seminary.

Endpaper illustrations. Submitted by Stephen Ferguson. 

From the copy of The Clerk’s Instructor in the Ecclesiastical Courts (1740) help by the Princeton Theological Seminary.

July 10, 2014

Conservator’s report.

From the back matter of A Winter in the West, v. 1, by Charles Fenno Hoffman (1835). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized September 3, 2009.

March 16, 2014
Severe distortion.
From the front cover (?) of Neuverfertigte Lieder-Concordantz über DC Kirchen- und Andre Geistreiche Gesänge by Georg Serpilius (1696). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized April 26, 2011.

Severe distortion.

From the front cover (?) of Neuverfertigte Lieder-Concordantz über DC Kirchen- und Andre Geistreiche Gesänge by Georg Serpilius (1696). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized April 26, 2011.

February 24, 2014
Stain.
From Ned Myers: or, A Life Before the Mast edited by James Fenimore Cooper (1843). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 15, 2005.

Stain.

From Ned Myers: or, A Life Before the Mast edited by James Fenimore Cooper (1843). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 15, 2005.

February 14, 2014
Child-painted illustration.
From p. 264 of Peter Parley’s Common School History by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1841). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized October 18, 2007.

Child-painted illustration.

From p. 264 of Peter Parley’s Common School History by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1841). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized October 18, 2007.

February 12, 2014
Ribbon bookmark. Submitted by jr-detective.
From p. 67 of Opere Teatrali, v. 30, by Carlo Goldoni (1793). Original from Princeton University. Digitized August 13, 2008.

Ribbon bookmark. Submitted by jr-detective.

From p. 67 of Opere Teatrali, v. 30, by Carlo Goldoni (1793). Original from Princeton University. Digitized August 13, 2008.

February 7, 2014

Foxing.

From the back matter of English Exercises, Adapted to Murray’s English Grammar by Lindley Murray (1808). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 22, 2007.

February 6, 2014
Glued on, then torn away. 
From the back matter of Dairy Bacteriology by Sigurd Orla-Jensen (1921). Original from the University of California. Digitized September 28, 2007.

Glued on, then torn away. 

From the back matter of Dairy Bacteriology by Sigurd Orla-Jensen (1921). Original from the University of California. Digitized September 28, 2007.

January 23, 2014

"Not sure if this counts, but: Scanner jam(?) on the cover of Venedikt Erofeev’s Moscow to the End of the Line.” Submitted by darnn, who also provided the actual cover.

The front cover of Moscow to the End of the Line by Venedikt Erofeev (Northwestern University Press reprint, 1994). 

January 23, 2014

"Every verso in this book has gone rather peculiar - looks like one of the cameras went haywire." Submitted by maedchenimmond.

Throughout Acta et Decreta Synodi Dioecesanae Strigoniensis, Celebratae Tyrnaviae 1629 by Peter Pazmany (1629). Original from Austrian National Library. Digitized July 27 2011.