July 14, 2014
Employee’s distorted fingers over fore-edge with tabs.
Throughout Spiritus Creator Incubus by Michael Beck and Johann Conrad Heinrich (1687). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized May 17, 2011.

Employee’s distorted fingers over fore-edge with tabs.

Throughout Spiritus Creator Incubus by Michael Beck and Johann Conrad Heinrich (1687). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized May 17, 2011.

July 11, 2014
Employee manicules.
From the front matter of Tattooing in the Marquesas by Willowdean Chatterson Handy (1922). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 12, 2007.

Employee manicules.

From the front matter of Tattooing in the Marquesas by Willowdean Chatterson Handy (1922). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 12, 2007.

July 10, 2014
Employee’s fingers. Submitted by Ed.
From the front matter of Paradise Lost, A Poem, in Twelve Books by John Milton (1730). Original from the Lyon Public Library. Digitized October 27, 2011.

Employee’s fingers. Submitted by Ed.

From the front matter of Paradise Lost, A Poem, in Twelve Books by John Milton (1730). Original from the Lyon Public Library. Digitized October 27, 2011.

July 10, 2014
Worker’s hand. Submitted by Abi Jones. Image now removed.
From the front matter of Miss Betty by Bram Stoker (1898). Originally from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 13, 2008. 

Worker’s hand. Submitted by Abi Jones. Image now removed.

From the front matter of Miss Betty by Bram Stoker (1898). Originally from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 13, 2008. 

July 10, 2014
"Sembra la mano di freddy krueger!” Submitted by Claudio Consonni.
From the back matter of Canones et Decreta Sacrosancti Oecumenici (1569). Original from la Biblioteca Pubblica Bavarese. Digitized July 20 2012.

"Sembra la mano di freddy krueger!” Submitted by Claudio Consonni.

From the back matter of Canones et Decreta Sacrosancti Oecumenici (1569). Original from la Biblioteca Pubblica Bavarese. Digitized July 20 2012.

February 27, 2014

Employee’s hands. Submitted by asfaltics.

Throughout The Science-History of the Universe, v. 1, edited by Francis Rolt-Wheeler (1909). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized June 19, 2006.

February 14, 2014
Employee turns page. Submitted by an anonymous finder.
From the title page of Saggio Storico per Servire di Studio alle Rivoluzioni Politiche, v. 3, by Giuseppe Maria Arrighi (1813). Original from la Biblioteca Pubblica Bavarese Digitalizzato. Digitized December 1, 2008.

Employee turns page. Submitted by an anonymous finder.

From the title page of Saggio Storico per Servire di Studio alle Rivoluzioni Politiche, v. 3, by Giuseppe Maria Arrighi (1813). Original from la Biblioteca Pubblica Bavarese Digitalizzato. Digitized December 1, 2008.

February 6, 2014
"My montage of Google fingers I found while researching for my book Trees in Paradise: A California History.”
Submitted by Jared Farmer.

"My montage of Google fingers I found while researching for my book Trees in Paradise: A California History.

Submitted by Jared Farmer.

January 30, 2014
A book without a book.
The Universal Applause of Mount Parnassus: A Serenata Da Camera by Johann Sigismund Kusser (1711). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 27, 2009. 

A book without a book.

The Universal Applause of Mount Parnassus: A Serenata Da Camera by Johann Sigismund Kusser (1711). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 27, 2009. 

January 29, 2014
(Married) employee’s hand over bookplate and circulation slip.
From the front matter of The Complaint: or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality by Edward Young (1750). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 2, 2007.

(Married) employee’s hand over bookplate and circulation slip.

From the front matter of The Complaint: or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality by Edward Young (1750). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 2, 2007.

January 29, 2014
Employee manicule.
From the front matter of Instructions for Collecting and Preserving Zoological Subjects by William Swaindan (1820). Original from Oxford University. Digitized May 15, 2009.

Employee manicule.

From the front matter of Instructions for Collecting and Preserving Zoological Subjects by William Swaindan (1820). Original from Oxford University. Digitized May 15, 2009.

January 21, 2014
Conflicting bookplates, employee’s fingers, fore-edge.
From the front matter of Stammering and Stuttering by James Hunt (1870). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Conflicting bookplates, employee’s fingers, fore-edge.

From the front matter of Stammering and Stuttering by James Hunt (1870). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

October 1, 2013
Employee’s hand.
From the front matter of An Account of the Societies For Reformation of Manners, In England and Ireland by Josiah Woodward (1701). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized January 24, 2011.

Employee’s hand.

From the front matter of An Account of the Societies For Reformation of Manners, In England and Ireland by Josiah Woodward (1701). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized January 24, 2011.

September 25, 2013
Employee’s fingers.
From the front matter of A Treatise of Miscellany Questions by George Gillespie (1614). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized June 13, 2007. 

Employee’s fingers.

From the front matter of A Treatise of Miscellany Questions by George Gillespie (1614). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized June 13, 2007. 

September 6, 2013
A book without a book.
(Ostensibly) Part of a Letter from Mr. Clark to Mr Ludlow, Concerning Several Roman Antiquities Found Near the Devizes in Wiltshire (1701). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 23, 2009.

A book without a book.

(Ostensibly) Part of a Letter from Mr. Clark to Mr Ludlow, Concerning Several Roman Antiquities Found Near the Devizes in Wiltshire (1701). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 23, 2009.