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.

June 10, 2013

Impossible places (plates left folded).

Throughout A Journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem: at Easter, A.D. 1697 by Henry Maundrell (1749). Original from Princeton University. Digitized February 25, 2011.

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.

March 19, 2013
Employee holds folded plate closed. 
The frontispiece to A Picturesque Tour Along the Rivers Ganges and Jumna in India by Lieut. Colon Forrest (1824). Original from Lyon Public Library. Digitized August 22, 2011.

Employee holds folded plate closed. 

The frontispiece to A Picturesque Tour Along the Rivers Ganges and Jumna in India by Lieut. Colon Forrest (1824). Original from Lyon Public Library. Digitized August 22, 2011.

March 5, 2013

Plates left folded, one with burn.

Throughout The Preceptor: Containing a General Course of Education by Robert Dodsley (1784). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

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.

January 12, 2013
Hybridized diagram (plate left folded).
Frontispiece comparing the heights of buildings from The World’s Religions by George Thomas Bettany (1890). Original from the University of California. Digitized February 18, 2011.

Hybridized diagram (plate left folded).

Frontispiece comparing the heights of buildings from The World’s Religions by George Thomas Bettany (1890). Original from the University of California. Digitized February 18, 2011.

December 22, 2012

Hybrid places (plates left folded). 

Throughout Romæ Antiquæ Notitia: or, The Antiquities of Rome by Basil Kennett (1731). Original from Oxford University. Digitized June 1, 2007.