Here are three well-aged grunge texture papers. They are endpapers I scanned from a couple volumes of Familiar Garden Flowers, circa 1897. Click on images to enlarge.
Here are three shabby grunge paper texture graphics. I scanned the originals from antique books in my collection that were published in the late 1800s. Click on images to enlarge.
Here are two grungy, aged and stained texture papers. I scanned the originals from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Click on images to enlarge.
Here is a beautifully aged floral endpaper. The paper has green flowers and leaves on a light background that has yellowed with age. There is foxing around the edges of the page. I scanned the page from Little Folks Natural History that was published by McLoughlin Bros. in 1902. Click on image to enlarge.
Here are two shabby, grungy, aged and stained texture papers. They are endpapers from Hooker’s Illustrated Natural History by Worthington Hooker, M.D. The book was published in 1864. Click on images to enlarge.
Here is a lovely floral endpaper that has aged and yellowed nicely over time. The page is from the book The Sunbeams and Me that was published by Raphael Tuck & Sons in the late 1800s. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a shabby, grungy, aged, stained, wrinkled texture paper. It’s an endpaper from one of my volumes of Cassell’s Household Guide, circa 1869. Click on image to enlarge.
This grungy, aged endpaper includes a bit of faded handwriting on the right edge. The page is from a book that was published in the late 1800s. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is the front and back side of a worn and aged typewritten page of a telephone list for a railway company or station. The list is from the days before telephone numbers, when a call was made using a series of long and short rings. Click on images to enlarge.
Here are two grungy aged endpapers from a baby book I have that is in very poor condition. The book was published in 1916. Click on images to enlarge.
Here is a grungy vintage trade card for Davis Vertical Feed Sewing Machines. The front of the card features a beautiful floral facsimile of embroidery that was done on the Davis sewing machine. The back of the card is shabby and nicely yellowed with age. Click on images to enlarge.
This beautiful floral patterned book endpaper is from a bound edition of St. Nicholas magazine that was printed in 1885. My original bound volume includes issues of the magazine dated May 1885 to October 1885. Click on image to enlarge.