Posts tagged landscape

"What about some mysterious landscapes as art?" Submitted by CC.

From The World Displayed; or, A Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, Selected From the Writers of All Nations (1760). Original from Oxford University. Digitized November 9, 2007.

Library artifacts intrude on endpaper landscapes. 

From The Golden Silence by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson (1911). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 28, 2008.

Invented topographies (plates left folded through digitization).

Throughout A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean: Undertaken by the Command of His Majesty … in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780, v. 2, by James Cook, Charles Clerke, John Gore, and James King (1784). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized January 7, 2009.