26 August 2012
21 August 2012
Day 8 of The Art of Google Books.
Intermittent auto-linking on the title page (and verso).
From A Defence of the Exposition of the Doctrine of the Church of England by William Wake (1686). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized February 6, 2012.
Day 7 of The Art of Google Books.
Cut-out illustration, with black frame and blue background, of Themistocles (So-called).
From p.182 of William Carey Morey's Outlines of Greek History (1903). Original from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Digitized January 15, 2009.
20 August 2012
A set of images from Krissy Wilson's wonderful blog, The Art of Google Books: "The diverse, startling adversaria of Google Books merits examination and exhibition. The aim of this project is twofold; to recognize book digitization as rephotography, and to value the signs of use that accompany digitized texts as worthy of documentation and study."
First up, cat footprints from p.170 of Francis Roberts, Clavis Bibliorum: The Key of the Bible (1675). Original from Princeton University. Digitized August 12, 2008.