July 19, 2014

Card folder with and without distortion.

From the back matter of South London by Sir Walter Besant (1899). Original from the University of California. Digitized June 12, 2010.

July 10, 2014

Severe distortion.

Throughout Betrachtung Der Sterbligkeit: Nebst Einem Vierfachen Register, v. 1, by Martin Geier (1687). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized October 19, 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.

January 23, 2014

Severe distortion. Submitted by sentimentandsediment.

Throughout Museum Metallicum Autoris (1739). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization.

September 30, 2013

Distortion.

Throughout A Prognostication of Right Good Effect, Fructfully Augmented Contayninge Playne, Briefe, Pleasant, Chosen Rules (1555). Original from University of Chicago. Digitized January 20, 2011.

August 22, 2013

Severe distortion.

Throughout Oratio de Gloriosa Tornaci Expugnatione by Georg Christoph Model (1719). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized February 9, 2011.

August 17, 2013

Distortion.

Throughout Tea and Tea Blending (1894). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized October 19, 2009.

June 11, 2013
Distortion, motion, movement.
The rear cover of The Elements of Social Science: or, Physical, Sexual and Natural Religion by George R. Drysdale (1861). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized May 6, 2008.

Distortion, motion, movement.

The rear cover of The Elements of Social Science: or, Physical, Sexual and Natural Religion by George R. Drysdale (1861). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized May 6, 2008.

May 29, 2013
Distortion. 
The frontispiece to Chaucer for Children by Geoffrey Chaucer, ed. and trans. by Mrs. H.R. Haweis (1882). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 7, 2006.

Distortion. 

The frontispiece to Chaucer for Children by Geoffrey Chaucer, ed. and trans. by Mrs. H.R. Haweis (1882). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 7, 2006.

May 14, 2013

Fore-edge and employee’s (distorted) hand.

From Psalmi Finn (1730). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized December 21, 2010.

May 13, 2013

Earthquake!

Throughout A Genuine Account of Earthquakes, Especially that at Oxford, in the Year 1695; and of Another Terrible One at Port-Royal, in Jamaica, in the Year 1692 (1750). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 11, 2009.

April 30, 2013

Severe distortion: “a remarkable collection of (what can only be described as) hallucinogenic architectural views and plans.” Pointed out by asfaltics here.

Throughout The Builder, v. 77 (1899). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized February 26, 2011.

April 29, 2013

Distortion of employee’s finger and ring.

From the back matter of Libanii Sophistae Graeci (1522). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized August 24, 2012.

April 29, 2013

Wait, what?

Throughout The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments (1704). Original from Oxford University. Digitized February 3, 2009.

April 23, 2013
Motion, distortion, correction, hand of employee.
From p. 306-308 (?) of British Education: or, The Source of the Disorders of Great Britain by Thomas Sheridan (1756). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized April 26, 2006.

Motion, distortion, correction, hand of employee.

From p. 306-308 (?) of British Education: or, The Source of the Disorders of Great Britain by Thomas Sheridan (1756). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized April 26, 2006.