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 12, 2014
Pages in motion.
From p. 250-55 of The New Parley Library (1884). Original from Oxford University. Digitized November 27, 2006.

Pages in motion.

From p. 250-55 of The New Parley Library (1884). Original from Oxford University. Digitized November 27, 2006.

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

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 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).

June 11, 2013
Distortion, motion, movement.
The rear cover of The Elements of Social Science: or, Physical, Sexual and Natural Religion by George R. Drysdale (1861). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized May 6, 2008.

Distortion, motion, movement.

The rear cover of The Elements of Social Science: or, Physical, Sexual and Natural Religion by George R. Drysdale (1861). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized May 6, 2008.

May 29, 2013
Pages in motion.
From p. 360-63 of The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the Calendar, Including Anecdote, Biography, & History, Curiosities of Literature and Oddities of Human Life and Character, v. 2, ed. by Robert Chambers (1888?). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Pages in motion.

From p. 360-63 of The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the Calendar, Including Anecdote, Biography, & History, Curiosities of Literature and Oddities of Human Life and Character, v. 2, ed. by Robert Chambers (1888?). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

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.

April 29, 2013

Wait, what?

Throughout The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments (1704). Original from Oxford University. Digitized February 3, 2009.

April 23, 2013
Motion, distortion, correction, hand of employee.
From p. 306-308 (?) of British Education: or, The Source of the Disorders of Great Britain by Thomas Sheridan (1756). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized April 26, 2006.

Motion, distortion, correction, hand of employee.

From p. 306-308 (?) of British Education: or, The Source of the Disorders of Great Britain by Thomas Sheridan (1756). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized April 26, 2006.

April 10, 2013
Don’t touch that! An employee’s hands over an illustration of the Portuguese man o’ war. 
From p. 8 of Gatherings of a Naturalist in Australia by George Bennett (1860). Original from Oxford University. Digitized September 11, 2006.

Don’t touch that! An employee’s hands over an illustration of the Portuguese man o’ war

From p. 8 of Gatherings of a Naturalist in Australia by George Bennett (1860). Original from Oxford University. Digitized September 11, 2006.

April 1, 2013
Tissue paper cone.
From p. 32 of My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass (1855). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Tissue paper cone.

From p. 32 of My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass (1855). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

March 29, 2013
Fore-edge.
From the front matter of Greatest Short Stories, v.3 (1915). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized May 22, 2007.

Fore-edge.

From the front matter of Greatest Short Stories, v.3 (1915). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized May 22, 2007.