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 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.

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 23, 2014

Severe distortion. Submitted by sentimentandsediment.

Throughout Museum Metallicum Autoris (1739). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization.

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 20, 2013
Page torn, perhaps by Google Books employee. The photograph of p. 651  is of a whole page, but after the leaf is turned, there is a tear in the photograph of p. 652.
From Early Days in Detroit by Friend Palmer (1906). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized February 7, 2008.

Page torn, perhaps by Google Books employee. The photograph of p. 651  is of a whole page, but after the leaf is turned, there is a tear in the photograph of p. 652.

From Early Days in Detroit by Friend Palmer (1906). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized February 7, 2008.

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.

May 14, 2013

Fore-edge and employee’s (distorted) hand.

From Psalmi Finn (1730). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized December 21, 2010.

May 13, 2013

Earthquake!

Throughout A Genuine Account of Earthquakes, Especially that at Oxford, in the Year 1695; and of Another Terrible One at Port-Royal, in Jamaica, in the Year 1692 (1750). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 11, 2009.