January 21, 2014
Stains from glue.
The frontispiece of The New and Improved Illustrated Bartenders’ Manual: or, How to Mix Drinks of the Present Style by Harry Johnson (1888). Original from Harvard University. Digitized July 2, 2007.

Stains from glue.

The frontispiece of The New and Improved Illustrated Bartenders’ Manual: or, How to Mix Drinks of the Present Style by Harry Johnson (1888). Original from Harvard University. Digitized July 2, 2007.

October 1, 2013

Stains and foxing.

Throughout Remarks on Local Scenery & Manners in Scotland during 1799 and 1800 John Stoddart (1801).Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 5, 2009.

July 23, 2013
Stain.
From Mirth in Miniature: or, Bursts of Merriment (1825). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 25, 2008.

Stain.

From Mirth in Miniature: or, Bursts of Merriment (1825). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 25, 2008.

May 29, 2013

Stains.

Throughout How the Children Raised the Wind by Edna Lyall (1896). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 24, 2008.

January 2, 2013

Circular stains (perhaps from an inkwell). 

Throughout Forty Sermons by Richard Allestree (1684). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized November 3, 2009.

August 30, 2012

Foxing.

From the tissue covering the frontispiece to The Stage Coach: or, The Road of Life by John Mills (1843). Original from Oxford University. Digitized October 3, 2006.

August 18, 2012

Inky cat footprints!

From p. 170 of Clavis Bibliorum: The Key of the Bible, Unlocking the Richest Treasury of the Holy Scriptures by Francis Roberts (1675). Original from Princeton University. Digitized August 12, 2008.

August 16, 2012

Burnt? Water stains? Dirt?

From Human Beings: A Novel by Francis Lathom (1807). Original from Harvard University. Digitized May 11, 2007.