February 20, 2014
Tape over tear.
From p. 81 of Plays by August Strindberg (1912). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 25, 2008.

Tape over tear.

From p. 81 of Plays by August Strindberg (1912). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 25, 2008.

January 21, 2014

Tape remnants. 

From the front and back matter of Bits of Travel at Home by Helen Hunt Jackson (1878). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 16, 2006.

July 8, 2013
Tape repair.
From p. 64 of A Year Amongst the Persians by Edward Granville Browne (1893). Original from Harvard University. Digitized June 25, 2008.

Tape repair.

From p. 64 of A Year Amongst the Persians by Edward Granville Browne (1893). Original from Harvard University. Digitized June 25, 2008.

April 7, 2013

Tears and tape.

From p. 87-91 of Peter and Polly in Spring by Rose Lucia (1915). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

January 5, 2013
Torn and yellowed (in an atmospheric way).
From p. 56 of Gleason’s Horse Book: The Only Authorized Work by America’s King of Horse Tamers, Comprising History, Breeding, Training, Breaking, Buying, Feeding, Grooming, Shoeing, Doctoring, Telling Age, and General Care of the Horse by Oscar Rudolph Gleason (1832). Original from the University of California. Digitized December 1, 2007.

Torn and yellowed (in an atmospheric way).

From p. 56 of Gleason’s Horse Book: The Only Authorized Work by America’s King of Horse Tamers, Comprising History, Breeding, Training, Breaking, Buying, Feeding, Grooming, Shoeing, Doctoring, Telling Age, and General Care of the Horse by Oscar Rudolph Gleason (1832). Original from the University of California. Digitized December 1, 2007.

January 2, 2013
Ripped, taped, and ripped again. 
From p. 148 of Anna Karenina by Lyof N. Tolstoï, trans. by Nathan Haskell Dole (1899). Original from Harvard University. Digitized July 18, 2008.

Ripped, taped, and ripped again. 

From p. 148 of Anna Karenina by Lyof N. Tolstoï, trans. by Nathan Haskell Dole (1899). Original from Harvard University. Digitized July 18, 2008.

August 16, 2012
Tape collage. 
From p. xiii of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1815). Original from Princeton University. Digitized December 5, 2008.

Tape collage. 

From p. xiii of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1815). Original from Princeton University. Digitized December 5, 2008.

May 15, 2012
Brittle tape.
From p. 140 (?) of Adventures with Indians by Philip Verrill Mighels (1908). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized September 14, 2007.

Brittle tape.

From p. 140 (?) of Adventures with Indians by Philip Verrill Mighels (1908). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized September 14, 2007.

May 15, 2012

Tape and the acidic stain of tape.

From the introduction and p. 2 of Best Russian Short Stories, comp. and ed. by Thomas Seltzer (1917). Original from Harvard University. Digitized July 3, 2007.

February 26, 2012
Ripped paper and adhesive.
From the back matter of Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne, trans. Geo. M. Towle (1876). 

Ripped paper and adhesive.

From the back matter of Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne, trans. Geo. M. Towle (1876). 

February 7, 2012
Links through tape.
From the index to Surgical Applied Anatomy by Sir Frederick Treves (1785). 

Links through tape.

From the index to Surgical Applied Anatomy by Sir Frederick Treves (1785). 

January 9, 2012

Blue tape over the page (?), with hands of employee.

From p. 33-34 (and others) of The Printers’ Handbook of Trade Recipes, Hints, & Suggestions Relating to Letterpress and Lithographic Printing (1887). 

December 18, 2011
Tape reading “Building use only” contradicted by digitization and distribution.
From the front cover of International Wireless Telegraph: Hearings, Sixtieth Congress, First Session (1908). 

Tape reading “Building use only” contradicted by digitization and distribution.

From the front cover of International Wireless Telegraph: Hearings, Sixtieth Congress, First Session (1908). 

December 9, 2011
No book content, just a glimpse at the digitization environment: checkerboard rule, tape, pencil marks, clips.
From the back matter of A Hand-book of Industrial Organic Chemistry, by Samuel Philip Sadtler (1900). [Here]

No book content, just a glimpse at the digitization environment: checkerboard rule, tape, pencil marks, clips.

From the back matter of A Hand-book of Industrial Organic Chemistry, by Samuel Philip Sadtler (1900). [Here]

November 22, 2011
Folded, taped and tattered pull-out; maps?
From the front matter of Travels in European Turkey, in 1850, by Edmund Spencer (1851). [Here]

Folded, taped and tattered pull-out; maps?

From the front matter of Travels in European Turkey, in 1850, by Edmund Spencer (1851). [Here]