November 10, 2012

Rear cover glitching.

From Perfumes and Their Preparation: Containing Complete Directions for Making Handkerchief Perfumes, Smelling-salts, Cosmetics, Hair Dyes, and Other Toilet Articles by George William Askinson (1892). Original from the University of Virginia. Digitized December 2, 2008.

August 29, 2012
Digital detritus. 
From the front matter of The Art Institute of Chicago: General Catalogue of Sculpture, Paintings and Other Objects (February 1907). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 17, 2006.

Digital detritus. 

From the front matter of The Art Institute of Chicago: General Catalogue of Sculpture, Paintings and Other Objects (February 1907). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 17, 2006.

July 15, 2012
Scan lines (?).
From the back matter of History of Wake County, North Carolina: With Sketches of Those who Have Most Influenced Its Development by Hope Summerell Chamberlain (1922). Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Digitized April 4, 2012.

Scan lines (?).

From the back matter of History of Wake County, North Carolina: With Sketches of Those who Have Most Influenced Its Development by Hope Summerell Chamberlain (1922). Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Digitized April 4, 2012.

June 5, 2012

High-contrast scan lines (?).

From the endpapers (?) of The Further Side of Silence by Sir Hugh Charles Clifford (1922). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 6, 2008.

June 1, 2012
Dark scan lines around Charles Atwood Kofoid's bookplate.
From the front matter of Hound and Horn: or, The Life of George Carter, the Great Huntsman by I. H. G. (1885). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 30, 2007.

Dark scan lines around Charles Atwood Kofoid's bookplate.

From the front matter of Hound and Horn: or, The Life of George Carter, the Great Huntsman by I. H. G. (1885). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 30, 2007.

May 22, 2012

Employee holds in paper ephemera.

From the front matter of Newspaper Accounts by Benjamin T. Norton (1895). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized October 26, 2007.

May 10, 2012
Layered, high contrast library artifacts (University of California).
From the back matter of Scientific Baseball by John Joseph McGraw (1913). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 29, 2007.

Layered, high contrast library artifacts (University of California).

From the back matter of Scientific Baseball by John Joseph McGraw (1913). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 29, 2007.

January 30, 2012
What is this?
From the front matter of Napoleon: A Drama by R. S. Dement (1893). 

What is this?

From the front matter of Napoleon: A Drama by R. S. Dement (1893). 

January 18, 2012

Drippy, spooky scan lines (?).

From the front and back matter of English Folk-Rhymes, coll. G. F. Northall (1892). 

October 6, 2011
Spooky, drippy-looking scan lines.
From the back matter of Lucretia Borgia by Victor Hugo and  Adelaide Ristori (1875). [Here]

Spooky, drippy-looking scan lines.

From the back matter of Lucretia Borgia by Victor Hugo and Adelaide Ristori (1875). [Here]

September 21, 2011

Marbled endpapers digitized in high-contrast black and white; some with scan lines. 

From various pages of American Fish and How to Catch Them: a Hand-book for Fishing,  by M. C. Weidmeyer (1885). [Here]

September 14, 2011
Spooky scan lines (?) and barcode.
From the front matter of The Edinburgh Encyclopædia Conducted by David Brewster, with the Assistance of Gentlemen Eminent in Science and Literature, v. 8 (1832). [Here]

Spooky scan lines (?) and barcode.

From the front matter of The Edinburgh Encyclopædia Conducted by David Brewster, with the Assistance of Gentlemen Eminent in Science and Literature, v. 8 (1832). [Here]

September 9, 2011
The hand of an employee, with three single-finger gloves, scan lines, and in high-contrast black and white.
From Pantologia: A New Cabinet Cyclopaedia (1819). [Here]

The hand of an employee, with three single-finger gloves, scan lines, and in high-contrast black and white.

From Pantologia: A New Cabinet Cyclopaedia (1819). [Here]