July 25, 2014

Neon moiré.

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

July 25, 2014
Marginalia with stamp indicating provenance (“MS. NOTE BY MR. PRESCOTT”).
From p. 31 of The Third Circle by Frank Norris (1909). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 15, 2007.

Marginalia with stamp indicating provenance (“MS. NOTE BY MR. PRESCOTT”).

From p. 31 of The Third Circle by Frank Norris (1909). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 15, 2007.

July 25, 2014

A selection of university bookplates. (1, 2, 3, 4)

July 24, 2014
Marginalia: “end here”
From p. 206 of The Gospel of Wealth, and Other Timely Essays by Andrew Carnegie (1901). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Marginalia: “end here”

From p. 206 of The Gospel of Wealth, and Other Timely Essays by Andrew Carnegie (1901). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

July 24, 2014

Selectively blue-linked table of contents.

From Statical Essays: Haemastatics, v. 2, by Stephen Hales (1740). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized September 18, 2009.

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 23, 2014
Marginalia: “Is that all his response?”
From p. 4 of Practical Illustrations of Rhetorical Gesture and Action by Johann Jacob Engel and Henry Siddons (1822). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Marginalia: “Is that all his response?”

From p. 4 of Practical Illustrations of Rhetorical Gesture and Action by Johann Jacob Engel and Henry Siddons (1822). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

July 23, 2014

Illustrations left folded. (1, 2, 3, 4)

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 19, 2014
Let’s see you play this sheet music (left folded, mid-turn). 
From Life in London by Pierce Egan (1904). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 14, 2006.

Let’s see you play this sheet music (left folded, mid-turn). 

From Life in London by Pierce Egan (1904). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 14, 2006.

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.