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Endpapers, four different ways.
From Los Tres Libros de Matheo Maria Boyardo (1581). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized December 5, 2008.
Marbled paper photographed in black and white.
From the endpapers of Sacred Poetry Adapted to the Understanding of Children and Youth: Selected for the Use of the Irish National Schools (1835). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 30, 2008.
Verso of marbled paper.
From the front matter of C’est la Deduction du Sumptueux Ordre, Plaisantz Spectacles et Magnifiques Theatres (1551). Original from Austrian National Library. Digitized September 27, 2011.
The cloud of paper that remained after a circulation slip was torn out.
From the back matter of Spencer-Meade Cane Sugar Handbook (1916). Original from the University of California. Digitized September 23, 2010.
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.
A cloud of torn paper approaches a woodcut illustration.
From the back matter of Der Hochwirdigen und Weitberuomten Stifft Alten Oting Löblich Herkomen by Johannes Aventinus (1519). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized June 11, 2012.
Piece of paper photographed over page alters text from “Stone Age Folks” to “Tone Age Folks.”
From The Confessions of a Beachcomber: Scenes and Incidents in the Career of an Unprofessional Beachcomber in Tropical Queensland by Edmund James Banfield (1908). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 28, 2007.
Paper obscures text.
From p. 4 of A Short Treatise of the General Laws of Motion and Centripetal Forces by George Pirrie (1720). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized June 11, 2007.
Item torn away; glue remains.
From the back matter of Algebra: An Elementary Text-Book, v.2 by George Chrystal (1906). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 14, 2008.
Unknown obstruction to text.
From the introduction to The Calhoun Text Book (1843).
Ripped paper and adhesive.
From the back matter of Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne, trans. Geo. M. Towle (1876).
Torn paper with leftover glue blob (a blobject?).
From the back matter of Familiar Features of the Roadside: The Flowers, Shrubs, Birds, and Insects by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1897).
Marbled endpaper digitized in blocky black-and-white and greyscale.
From the back matter of The Comic English Grammar by Percival Leigh (1840).
A piece of the paper wrapper in which the book was mailed (“Book Post”).
From the front matter of Original Papers Read Before the Syro-Egyptian Society of London, v. 2, pt. 2 (1850)