The Art of Google Books blog

A few years ago I discovered this lovely image of a hand and blurry page of text  in The Bibliography of Worcester History, scanned by the Google Books project. I came across it again in my files and it inspired me to look online for other examples. One of the resources I found was The Art of Google Books, which showcases “analog and digital anomalies and curiosities found in the Google Books database.” You’ll find scanning errors there, but also some interesting miscellenia, like this handwritten recipe for French dressing: