July 14, 2014
Employee’s distorted fingers over fore-edge with tabs.
Throughout Spiritus Creator Incubus by Michael Beck and Johann Conrad Heinrich (1687). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized May 17, 2011.

Employee’s distorted fingers over fore-edge with tabs.

Throughout Spiritus Creator Incubus by Michael Beck and Johann Conrad Heinrich (1687). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized May 17, 2011.

July 10, 2014

Severe distortion.

Throughout Betrachtung Der Sterbligkeit: Nebst Einem Vierfachen Register, v. 1, by Martin Geier (1687). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized October 19, 2009.

March 16, 2014
Severe distortion.
From the front cover (?) of Neuverfertigte Lieder-Concordantz über DC Kirchen- und Andre Geistreiche Gesänge by Georg Serpilius (1696). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized April 26, 2011.

Severe distortion.

From the front cover (?) of Neuverfertigte Lieder-Concordantz über DC Kirchen- und Andre Geistreiche Gesänge by Georg Serpilius (1696). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized April 26, 2011.

January 23, 2014

Severe distortion. Submitted by sentimentandsediment.

Throughout Museum Metallicum Autoris (1739). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization.

August 22, 2013

Severe distortion.

Throughout Oratio de Gloriosa Tornaci Expugnatione by Georg Christoph Model (1719). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized February 9, 2011.

August 17, 2013

Distortion.

Throughout Tea and Tea Blending (1894). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized October 19, 2009.

May 29, 2013
Distortion. 
The frontispiece to Chaucer for Children by Geoffrey Chaucer, ed. and trans. by Mrs. H.R. Haweis (1882). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 7, 2006.

Distortion. 

The frontispiece to Chaucer for Children by Geoffrey Chaucer, ed. and trans. by Mrs. H.R. Haweis (1882). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 7, 2006.

April 15, 2013
Distortion.
From p. 57 of Compendium Privilegiorum Fratrum Minorum by Alonso de Casarubios (1532). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized December 22, 2008.

Distortion.

From p. 57 of Compendium Privilegiorum Fratrum Minorum by Alonso de Casarubios (1532). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized December 22, 2008.

April 1, 2013

Distortion. Submitted by asfaltics: “Recto pages awry. Delightful chapter, as odd as its scan, concluding “We have rode on Buffalo Bill, Grant, Abraham, Mahomet and Solomon.” 

Throughout Rambles of a Southerner in Three Continents by P. L. Groome (1889). Original from Princeton University. Digitized April 7, 2009.

February 13, 2013

Severe distortion.

From The ABC: or, Alphabetical Railway Guide, v. 88-99 (1861). Original from Oxford University. Digitized January 25, 2007.

January 24, 2013

Uncropped; distorted.

Throughout The Army Ration: How to Diminish Its Weight and Bulk, Secure Economy in Its Administration, Avoid Waste, and Increase the Comfort, Efficiency, and Mobility of Troops by Eben Norton Horsford (1864). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 7, 2005.

November 27, 2012

Distorted text.

Throughout English Dialect Society, v. XVII: The Dialect of West Somerset by Frederick Thomas Elworthy (1875). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

November 5, 2012

Distortion.

Throughout A Narrative of the Gunpowder Plot by David Jardine (1857). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized September 3, 2009.

October 25, 2012
Distortion of rear cover.
From the back matter of The Mississippi Bubble: A Memoir of John Law by Adolphe Theirs and Francis Skinner Fiske (1859). Original from Harvard University. Digitized July 17, 2008.

Distortion of rear cover.

From the back matter of The Mississippi Bubble: A Memoir of John Law by Adolphe Theirs and Francis Skinner Fiske (1859). Original from Harvard University. Digitized July 17, 2008.

September 5, 2012
Taffy-pull distortion.
From the front matter of The History Of The Troubles And Tryal Of The Most Reverend Father in God, and Blessed Martyr, William Laud, Lord Arch-Bishop of Canterbury, v. 2, by William Laud, Henry Wharton, and Edmund Wharton (1700). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized April 19, 2012.

Taffy-pull distortion.

From the front matter of The History Of The Troubles And Tryal Of The Most Reverend Father in God, and Blessed Martyr, William Laud, Lord Arch-Bishop of Canterbury, v. 2, by William Laud, Henry Wharton, and Edmund Wharton (1700). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized April 19, 2012.