May 14, 2013

Fore-edge and employee’s (distorted) hand.

From Psalmi Finn (1730). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized December 21, 2010.

April 17, 2013

Neon; uncropped; distortion.

Throughout A Charitable Proposal for Relieving the Sick and Needy, and Other Distressed Persons (1720). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 24, 2009.

December 4, 2012

Small book in large library boards, with hands of employee and digitization equipment clips.

Throughout Mother Goose’s Melody: or, Sonnets for the Cradle by William Shakespeare (1794). Original from Indiana University. Digitized July 2, 2009.

October 6, 2012

Uncropped pages with employee’s fingers partially corrected and neon colors.

Throughout Considerations on the Present State of Affairs in Great-Britain by Daniel Defoe (1718). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 27, 2009.

August 2, 2012

Uncropped motion, movement.

Throughout A Treatise on Cancer of the Breast and of the Mammary Region by Alfred Velpeau (1856). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

April 16, 2012

The bottom edge of each page left uncropped. 

Throughout The Witch Man by Margaret Belle Houston (1922). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization.

March 20, 2012

Small book in large pamphlet binding left uncropped. Ironically enough, the text includes content on how to precisely measure a book. Submitted by Daniel Reetz

Throughout Directions for Preparing the Bibliographic Record in Psyche, Organ of the Cambridge Entomological Club (1879). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 20, 2008.