March 16, 2014
Map left folded.
From the front matter of A History of the West Indies, v.1, by Thomas Coke (1808). Original from Oxford University. Digitized September 26, 2007.

Map left folded.

From the front matter of A History of the West Indies, v.1, by Thomas Coke (1808). Original from Oxford University. Digitized September 26, 2007.

January 30, 2014

Page-turning.

From p. 108-9 of The Sailor’s Pocket Book by Frederick George D. Bedford (1875). Original from Oxford University. Digitized June 26, 2006.

September 12, 2013

Diagrams left folded.

Throughout Epitome of the Art of Navigation: or, A Short, Easy, and Methodical Way to Become a Compleat Navigator by James Atkinson and William Mountaine (1765). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 3, 2008.

September 6, 2013
Map left folded.
The frontispiece to An Autumn Near the Rhine (1818). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts). 

Map left folded.

The frontispiece to An Autumn Near the Rhine (1818). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts). 

August 22, 2013
Map left folded.
From p. 62-63 of The Mining and Metallurgy of Gold and Silver by John Arthur Phillips (1867). Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Digitized April 20, 2007.

Map left folded.

From p. 62-63 of The Mining and Metallurgy of Gold and Silver by John Arthur Phillips (1867). Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Digitized April 20, 2007.

May 6, 2013

Impossible places and creatures (illustrations left folded).

Throughout A Voyage to the Coast of Africa, in 1758 by Rev. John Lindsay (1759). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 28, 2007.

April 29, 2013
Map left folded.
From p. 297 of Iohn Huighen Van Linschoten, His Discours of Voyages Into Ye Easte [and] West Indies: Deuided Into Foure Bookes by Jan Huygen van Linschoten (1598). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized February 10, 2009.

Map left folded.

From p. 297 of Iohn Huighen Van Linschoten, His Discours of Voyages Into Ye Easte [and] West Indies: Deuided Into Foure Bookes by Jan Huygen van Linschoten (1598). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized February 10, 2009.

April 16, 2013

Maps left folded.

Throughout The Crooked & Narrow Streets of the Town of Boston 1630-1822 by Annie Haven Thwing (1920). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

April 15, 2013
Neon ephemera.
Between p. 3 and 4 of A New Compendium of the Whole Art of Practical Navigation; Containing the Elements of Plain Trigonometry, and It’s Application to Plain, Mercator’s and Middle-latitude Sailing by William Jones (1702). Original from Oxford University. Digitized February 27, 2009.

Neon ephemera.

Between p. 3 and 4 of A New Compendium of the Whole Art of Practical Navigation; Containing the Elements of Plain Trigonometry, and It’s Application to Plain, Mercator’s and Middle-latitude Sailing by William Jones (1702). Original from Oxford University. Digitized February 27, 2009.

January 14, 2013

Digitally severed maps.

Throughout A Popular Atlas of Comparative Geography: Comprehending a Chronological Series of Maps of Europe and Other Lands, at Successive Periods, From the Fifth to the Later Half of the Nineteenth Century by William Hughes (1870). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized February 2, 2009.

December 17, 2012
Hand-drawn map.
From the front matter of Psychology by William James (1893). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized July 21, 2005.

Hand-drawn map.

From the front matter of Psychology by William James (1893). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized July 21, 2005.

December 13, 2012
Map severed by digital gutter.
The frontispiece to Cary’s Actual Survey of the Country Fifteen Miles Round London by John Cary (1786). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 26, 2007.

Map severed by digital gutter.

The frontispiece to Cary’s Actual Survey of the Country Fifteen Miles Round London by John Cary (1786). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 26, 2007.

October 30, 2012

Plates left folded.

Throughout A Plain Method of Determining the Parallax of Venus by James Ferguson (1761). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 25, 2009.

October 11, 2012
An impossible place (map left folded).
From An Arctic Boat Journey in the Autumn of 1854 by Isaac Israel Hayes (1860). Original from Harvard University. Digitized October 24, 2007.

An impossible place (map left folded).

From An Arctic Boat Journey in the Autumn of 1854 by Isaac Israel Hayes (1860). Original from Harvard University. Digitized October 24, 2007.

August 28, 2012

Digitally severed maps.

Throughout The Illuminated Atlas of Scripture Geography by William Hughes (1840). Original from Oxford University. Digitized October 4, 2006.