January 23, 2014

"Not sure if this counts, but: Scanner jam(?) on the cover of Venedikt Erofeev’s Moscow to the End of the Line.” Submitted by darnn, who also provided the actual cover.

The front cover of Moscow to the End of the Line by Venedikt Erofeev (Northwestern University Press reprint, 1994). 

January 14, 2013
Employee’s fingers and digital crumple.
From p. 32-33 of Heaven and Earth: A Mystery by Lord Byron (1842). Original from Harvard University. Digitized January 15, 2009.

Employee’s fingers and digital crumple.

From p. 32-33 of Heaven and Earth: A Mystery by Lord Byron (1842). Original from Harvard University. Digitized January 15, 2009.

January 9, 2013
Severe distortion.
From the front matter of Alien Immigrants to England by William Cunningham (1897). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Severe distortion.

From the front matter of Alien Immigrants to England by William Cunningham (1897). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

January 2, 2013
Digital stretch. 
The front cover of Aunt Martha’s Corner Cupboard: or, Stories About Tea, Coffee, Sugar, Rice, &c by Mary Kirby Gregg and Elizabeth Kirby (1895). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 15, 2008.

Digital stretch. 

The front cover of Aunt Martha’s Corner Cupboard: or, Stories About Tea, Coffee, Sugar, Rice, &c by Mary Kirby Gregg and Elizabeth Kirby (1895). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 15, 2008.