July 25, 2014

Neon moiré.

Throughout Bible Readings for the Home Circle (1888). Original from Princeton University. Digitized March 18, 2008.

July 23, 2014

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

July 23, 2014

Found poems from fold-outs left folded. (1, 2)

July 19, 2014

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

July 19, 2014
CANCELLED CANCELLED CANCELLED CANCELLED. 
Circulation slip from Kidnapped in London by Yat-sen Sun (1897). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 20, 2009.

CANCELLED CANCELLED CANCELLED CANCELLED. 

Circulation slip from Kidnapped in London by Yat-sen Sun (1897). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 20, 2009.

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 16, 2014
Ominous library stamp.
From the front matter of Miscellaneous Reflections Occasion’d by the Comet which Appear’d in December 1680 by Pierre Bayle (1708). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 2, 2005.

Ominous library stamp.

From the front matter of Miscellaneous Reflections Occasion’d by the Comet which Appear’d in December 1680 by Pierre Bayle (1708). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 2, 2005.

July 15, 2014
Frontispiece photographed through tissue.
From the front matter of Mighty Mikko: A Book of Finnish Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Parker Fillmore (1922). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 7, 2008.

Frontispiece photographed through tissue.

From the front matter of Mighty Mikko: A Book of Finnish Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Parker Fillmore (1922). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 7, 2008.

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

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.

July 10, 2014
Layered ephemera.
From the back matter of Ticks: A Monograph of the Ixodoidea (1908). Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Digitized March 8, 2010.

Layered ephemera.

From the back matter of Ticks: A Monograph of the Ixodoidea (1908). Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Digitized March 8, 2010.

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
Employee’s fingers. Submitted by Ed.
From the front matter of Paradise Lost, A Poem, in Twelve Books by John Milton (1730). Original from the Lyon Public Library. Digitized October 27, 2011.

Employee’s fingers. Submitted by Ed.

From the front matter of Paradise Lost, A Poem, in Twelve Books by John Milton (1730). Original from the Lyon Public Library. Digitized October 27, 2011.

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.