December 12, 2012

Folded, creased, washed-out marbled paper.

The endpapers to The Book of Common-Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments (1637). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 28, 2008.

November 11, 2012

Washed-out marbled paper.

The endpapers to Biblia Damicula seu quod Deus Omniscious (1727). Original from Austrian National Library. Digitized April 12, 2011.

August 23, 2012
Pictorial endpapers slashed by digital gutter (in greyscale and over-exposed color).
From the front matter of Her Father’s Daughter by Gene Stratton-Porter (1921). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 6, 2008.

Pictorial endpapers slashed by digital gutter (in greyscale and over-exposed color).

From the front matter of Her Father’s Daughter by Gene Stratton-Porter (1921). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 6, 2008.

August 4, 2012

Washed-out marbled paper.

From the back matter of The History of the Works of the Learned, or, An Impartial Account of Books Lately Printed in All Parts of Europe, v. 2 (1700). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 5, 2008. 

April 11, 2012
“The scan of this page is blurred on the left side, as if too bright a light messed up the shot. The sentence that starts just before and on the blurred page says, “Who are responsible for the for the introduction of venereal disaeses into marriage and the consequent (unreadable text) of the lives of innocent women and children?” It’s as if Google didn’t want us to know…”
Submitted by Sam Manno, of Dr. Terry Harpold’s University of Florida course Hypermedia: Futures of Reading.
From p. 24 of Rational Sex Ethics by Walter Franklin Robie (1918). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization.

The scan of this page is blurred on the left side, as if too bright a light messed up the shot. The sentence that starts just before and on the blurred page says, “Who are responsible for the for the introduction of venereal disaeses into marriage and the consequent (unreadable text) of the lives of innocent women and children?” It’s as if Google didn’t want us to know…”

Submitted by Sam Manno, of Dr. Terry Harpold’s University of Florida course Hypermedia: Futures of Reading.

From p. 24 of Rational Sex Ethics by Walter Franklin Robie (1918). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization.

April 2, 2012

Post-microfilm images, digitized after being reprinted. Spooky!

From Witch Hill: A History of Salem Witchcraft by Zachariah Atwell Mudge (1870). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 23, 2005.

February 24, 2012
Disintegration.
From p. 24 of Mathias Sandorf, Part 1: The Conspirators of Trieste,  by Jules Verne (1889). 

Disintegration.

From p. 24 of Mathias Sandorf, Part 1: The Conspirators of Trieste,  by Jules Verne (1889). 

November 28, 2011
Illustration washed out by filter: “Small glanders tubercle in the liver of a guinea-pig, dead twenty-one days after subcutaneous inoculation. High power. The chromatin bodies, leucocytes, etc., are shown. In the periphery are seen several of the deeply staining nuclei of liver cells. Stained with fuchsin and aurantia.”
From p. 594 of The Journal of Experimental Medicine, v. 1 (1896). [Here]

Illustration washed out by filter: “Small glanders tubercle in the liver of a guinea-pig, dead twenty-one days after subcutaneous inoculation. High power. The chromatin bodies, leucocytes, etc., are shown. In the periphery are seen several of the deeply staining nuclei of liver cells. Stained with fuchsin and aurantia.”

From p. 594 of The Journal of Experimental Medicine, v. 1 (1896). [Here]

November 2, 2011

Unknown; colored endpapers?

From the front matter of The Odyssey, v. 1, by Homerus, trans. Alexander Pope, ed. Gilbert Wakefield (1796). [Here]

October 24, 2011

Color-filtered (and washed-out) marbled endpapers with clips and gold-stamped edges visible.

From The Spectator, by Joseph Addison (1729). [Here]

October 21, 2011

Colored, patterned (and washed-out) endpapers.

From Grappling With the Monster: or, The Curse and the Cure of Strong Drink, by Timothy Shay Arthur (1888). [Here]

July 23, 2011
Filter has merged library artifacts with the endpapers, without borders
From back matter of The History and Poetry of Finger Rings by Charles Edwards (1855). [Here]

Filter has merged library artifacts with the endpapers, without borders

From back matter of The History and Poetry of Finger Rings by Charles Edwards (1855). [Here]