April 22, 2013
Redacted circulation stamps.
From The Teacher: or, Moral Influences Employed in the Instruction and Government of the Young by Jacob Abbott (1839). Original from Princeton University. Digitized March 19, 2008.

Redacted circulation stamps.

From The Teacher: or, Moral Influences Employed in the Instruction and Government of the Young by Jacob Abbott (1839). Original from Princeton University. Digitized March 19, 2008.

November 8, 2012

Employee’s pixellated hands in high-contrast black and white. 

From the front and back matte of Progr. de Periergia in Anatomes Studio Vitanda by Johann H. Schulze (1720). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized December 12, 2011.

July 11, 2012

Simplification and pixelization. 

Throughout The Mountaineers, v. 1, nos. 1-4 (1907-08). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 1, 2009.

June 20, 2012

Library artifacts intrude on illustrated endpapers.

From Her Father’s Daughter by Gene Stratton-Porter (1921). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 25, 2007.

June 14, 2012

Marbled paper digitized in blocky black-and-white and greyscale.

From the endpapers of Tales, Anecdotes, and Letters by Jonathan Scott (1800). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized September 16, 2009.

June 11, 2012
An employee’s hands in high contrast black and white.
From the front matter of Gleams on the Font: A Selection of Hymns and Poems Illustrating the Services of Baptism and Confirmation (1861). Original from Oxford University. Digitized October 25, 2006.

An employee’s hands in high contrast black and white.

From the front matter of Gleams on the Font: A Selection of Hymns and Poems Illustrating the Services of Baptism and Confirmation (1861). Original from Oxford University. Digitized October 25, 2006.

May 18, 2012
Heavily pixellated circulation slip.
From the back matter of The Scar That Tripled: A True Story of the Great War by William Gunn Shepherd (1918). Original from Princeton University. Digitized November 16, 2010.

Heavily pixellated circulation slip.

From the back matter of The Scar That Tripled: A True Story of the Great War by William Gunn Shepherd (1918). Original from Princeton University. Digitized November 16, 2010.

May 14, 2012

Plates photographed through protective tissue and heavily pixellated. 

Throughout The Satyrs of Decimus Junius Juvinalis: and of Aulus Persius Flaccus, trans. Dryden, et. al. (1735). Original from Oxford University. Digitized October 11, 2007.

May 8, 2012
Black and white printed plate, photographed in color, with significant pixellation. 
From p. 122 of California: For Health, Pleasure, and Residence: A Book for Travellers and Settlers by Charles Nordhoff (1872). Original from Princeton University. Digitized April 6, 2010.

Black and white printed plate, photographed in color, with significant pixellation. 

From p. 122 of California: For Health, Pleasure, and Residence: A Book for Travellers and Settlers by Charles Nordhoff (1872). Original from Princeton University. Digitized April 6, 2010.

March 1, 2012
Smeared and pixellated University of California library stamp.
From the front matter of The Scripture Text Book, 3rd ed. (1847).

Smeared and pixellated University of California library stamp.

From the front matter of The Scripture Text Book, 3rd ed. (1847).

February 8, 2012
Simplified, pixellated diver.
The frontispiece to Swimming by Edwin Tenney Brewster (1910).

Simplified, pixellated diver.

The frontispiece to Swimming by Edwin Tenney Brewster (1910).

January 31, 2012

Pixellated leather samples (or print of leather textures).

The frontispiece of The Leather Goods Department by Mary Augusta Lehmann (1917).

January 27, 2012

The same page, photographed with variation in distortion, pixellation, etc. &c.

From the back matter of Lays of the Land of the Maori and Moa by Thomas Bracken (1884). 

January 18, 2012
Pixellated and crossed-out Princeton University Library barcode. 
From the front matter of Rhymes from a Rhyming Forge by Evanus (1897). 

Pixellated and crossed-out Princeton University Library barcode. 

From the front matter of Rhymes from a Rhyming Forge by Evanus (1897). 

January 3, 2012

Black and white plates digitized in pixellated greyscale.

From various pages of Travels in North-America, in the Years 1780, 1781, and 1782 by François Jean Chastellux (1787).