January 20, 2013
Thematic foxing.
From the title page of Sylvester Sound: The Somnambulist by Henry Cockton (1844). Original from the University of California. Digitized September 24, 2007.

Thematic foxing.

From the title page of Sylvester Sound: The Somnambulist by Henry Cockton (1844). Original from the University of California. Digitized September 24, 2007.

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.

February 26, 2012
Portrait photographed through protective tissue (yellowed at the edges).
From p. 520-521 (?) of The Royal Navy: A History from the Earliest Times to the Present, vol. 7, by Sir William Laird Clowes, et. al. (1903).

Portrait photographed through protective tissue (yellowed at the edges).

From p. 520-521 (?) of The Royal Navy: A History from the Earliest Times to the Present, vol. 7, by Sir William Laird Clowes, et. al. (1903).

June 12, 2011
Stamped library card
From back matter of Women’s Love by Thomas Wade (1834). [Here]

Stamped library card

From back matter of Women’s Love by Thomas Wade (1834). [Here]

April 10, 2011

Yellowing, crumbling front endpaper with dedication plate; full color image
From front endpapers of Dog Shows and Doggy Peopleby Charles Henry Lane (1902). [Here]

Yellowing, crumbling front endpaper with dedication plate; full color image

From front endpapers of Dog Shows and Doggy Peopleby Charles Henry Lane (1902). [Here]