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.

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).

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 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.

March 20, 2013
Turning tissue. 
From p. 384 of The Picturesque World: or, Scenes in Many Lands, ed. by Leo de Colange (1878). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized May 21, 2010.

Turning tissue. 

From p. 384 of The Picturesque World: or, Scenes in Many Lands, ed. by Leo de Colange (1878). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized May 21, 2010.

March 19, 2013
Page turning. Submitted by Laura Estill. 
From p. 550-553 of Locorum Communium Tituli et Ordines Centum Quinquaginta, ad Aeriem Praedicamentorum Decem Descripti by John Foxe (1557). Original from Austrian National Library. Digitized January 3 2012.

Page turning. Submitted by Laura Estill

From p. 550-553 of Locorum Communium Tituli et Ordines Centum Quinquaginta, ad Aeriem Praedicamentorum Decem Descripti by John Foxe (1557). Original from Austrian National Library. Digitized January 3 2012.

March 11, 2013
Employee turns pages.
The frontispiece and title page of Traits and Stories of Anglo-Indian Life by Henry Robert Addison (1858). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 21, 2007.

Employee turns pages.

The frontispiece and title page of Traits and Stories of Anglo-Indian Life by Henry Robert Addison (1858). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 21, 2007.

March 11, 2013
Pages in motion. 
From p. 15-16 of Stories About the Country by Francis Channing Woodworth (1850). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 1, 2008.

Pages in motion. 

From p. 15-16 of Stories About the Country by Francis Channing Woodworth (1850). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 1, 2008.

March 10, 2013
Illustration reaches from behind tissue.
The frontispiece to Stories from the Classics, adapted by Mary and Elizabeth Kirby (1854). Original from Oxford University. Digitized July 11, 2006.

Illustration reaches from behind tissue.

The frontispiece to Stories from the Classics, adapted by Mary and Elizabeth Kirby (1854). Original from Oxford University. Digitized July 11, 2006.

March 5, 2013
Pages in motion.
From p. 240-243 of 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).

Pages in motion.

From p. 240-243 of 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).

February 18, 2013
Movement and distortion. 
From p. 229 of The Open Road: A Little Book for Wayfarers compiled by E. V. Lucas (1914). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized May 22, 2007.

Movement and distortion. 

From p. 229 of The Open Road: A Little Book for Wayfarers compiled by E. V. Lucas (1914). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized May 22, 2007.

February 14, 2013
Digitally imposed gutter with transformative powers.
From Tables of Discount: or, Simple Interest by T B. Gumersall (1829). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 29, 2006.

Digitally imposed gutter with transformative powers.

From Tables of Discount: or, Simple Interest by T B. Gumersall (1829). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 29, 2006.

February 12, 2013
"ARRANGEMENT: Interrogative." Employee turns pages.
From The Standard Cipher Code of the American Railway Association: For the Use of All Departments of the Railway Service (1906). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized July 11, 2005.

"ARRANGEMENT: Interrogative." Employee turns pages.

From The Standard Cipher Code of the American Railway Association: For the Use of All Departments of the Railway Service (1906). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized July 11, 2005.