July 19, 2014

A variety of marbled endpapers photographed in high-contrast black and white (1, 2, 3).

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 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.

June 12, 2013

High-contrast marbled paper.

The endpapers of The Natural History of Barbados in Ten Books by Griffith Hughes (1750).  Original from Lyon Public Library. Digitized July 3, 2012.

May 15, 2013
Glitch.
From the back matter of Joan of Arc: or, The Maid of Orleans by Jules Michelet and Orlando Williams Wight (1858). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include library artifacts from the Royal Library of Belgium).

Glitch.

From the back matter of Joan of Arc: or, The Maid of Orleans by Jules Michelet and Orlando Williams Wight (1858). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include library artifacts from the Royal Library of Belgium).

May 15, 2013

Endpapers, four different ways.

From Los Tres Libros de Matheo Maria Boyardo (1581). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized December 5, 2008. 

April 13, 2013
Working out some algebra in the endpapers.
From the back matter of The Boy’s Own Book: A Complete Encyclopedia of All the Diversions, Athletic, Scientific, and Recreative, of Boyhood and Youth by William Clarke (1829). Original from Oxford University. Digitized October 31, 2007.

Working out some algebra in the endpapers.

From the back matter of The Boy’s Own Book: A Complete Encyclopedia of All the Diversions, Athletic, Scientific, and Recreative, of Boyhood and Youth by William Clarke (1829). Original from Oxford University. Digitized October 31, 2007.

April 7, 2013
Transformative gutter (and employee’s ringed fingers).
From the front matter of Regulations for the Army of the United States (1857). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Transformative gutter (and employee’s ringed fingers).

From the front matter of Regulations for the Army of the United States (1857). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

April 7, 2013
Employee holds in paper ephemera.
From the front matter of The Jungle by Upton Sinclair (1906). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized January 20, 2010.

Employee holds in paper ephemera.

From the front matter of The Jungle by Upton Sinclair (1906). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized January 20, 2010.

March 12, 2013
Glitch composition.
From the front matter of A Sorrowful Respect Paid to the Dead Vindicated: and Proper Limits Set to It by Thomas Barnard (1718). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 23, 2009.

Glitch composition.

From the front matter of A Sorrowful Respect Paid to the Dead Vindicated: and Proper Limits Set to It by Thomas Barnard (1718). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 23, 2009.

February 18, 2013

High contrast streaking in pictorial endpapers.

From The Star People by Gaylord Johnson (1921). Original from the University of California. Digitized December 10, 2007.

January 27, 2013
Endpaper illustrations obscured by library artifacts and digital contrast.
From Poems of Childhood by Eugene Field (1904). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 19, 2005.

Endpaper illustrations obscured by library artifacts and digital contrast.

From Poems of Childhood by Eugene Field (1904). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 19, 2005.

December 22, 2012
Circulation slips in the shower (pasted over illustration).
From the back matter of Hyperemia as a Therapeutic Agent by August Bier (1905). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Circulation slips in the shower (pasted over illustration).

From the back matter of Hyperemia as a Therapeutic Agent by August Bier (1905). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

December 19, 2012

Printed waste used as endpapers.

From Philosophia Pia: or, A Discourse by Joseph Glanvill (1671). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized July 21, 2009.

October 24, 2012
Neon green endpaper glitch.
From the back matter of An Introduction to the Latin Tongue: For the Use of Youth (1795). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized September 22, 2006.

Neon green endpaper glitch.

From the back matter of An Introduction to the Latin Tongue: For the Use of Youth (1795). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized September 22, 2006.