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.

August 22, 2013

The hands of employees.

1 - From Theodori Gaze Institutionis Grammaticae Liber Primus (1543). Original from Lyon Public Library. Digitized June 13, 2012.

2 - From De Anima by Oswald Coscan and Sebastian Model (1616). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized July 19, 2011.

May 14, 2013

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

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

April 29, 2013

Distortion of employee’s finger and ring.

From the back matter of Libanii Sophistae Graeci (1522). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized August 24, 2012.

March 23, 2013
The transformative gutter.
From the back matter of A Homoeopathic Materia Medica On a New and Original Plan: A Sample Fascicle Containing the Arsenic Group by Marvin W. Van Denburg (1894). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized October 8, 2007.

The transformative gutter.

From the back matter of A Homoeopathic Materia Medica On a New and Original Plan: A Sample Fascicle Containing the Arsenic Group by Marvin W. Van Denburg (1894). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized October 8, 2007.

March 12, 2013
"An Enigma" of distortion and correction of employee’s hand.
From p. 104 of The Juvenile Forget Me Not, edited by Mrs. S. C. Hall (1830). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 15, 2006.

"An Enigma" of distortion and correction of employee’s hand.

From p. 104 of The Juvenile Forget Me Not, edited by Mrs. S. C. Hall (1830). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 15, 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.

September 10, 2012
Employee’s hand and ring (with mountains on it?).
From the front matter of Volcanoes: What They Are and What They Teach by John Wesley Judd (1881). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized May 2, 2006.

Employee’s hand and ring (with mountains on it?).

From the front matter of Volcanoes: What They Are and What They Teach by John Wesley Judd (1881). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized May 2, 2006.

July 10, 2012
Turning pages. 
From p. 3-4 (?) of The Physiological Anatomy and Physiology of Man, v. 1, by Robert Bentley Todd and William Bowman (1845). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized October 30, 2009.

Turning pages. 

From p. 3-4 (?) of The Physiological Anatomy and Physiology of Man, v. 1, by Robert Bentley Todd and William Bowman (1845). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized October 30, 2009.

June 29, 2012
A (married) employee holds the book down by the gutter.
From the back matter of Summer: A Novel by Edith Wharton (1917). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 16, 2007.

A (married) employee holds the book down by the gutter.

From the back matter of Summer: A Novel by Edith Wharton (1917). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 16, 2007.

May 29, 2012
An employee’s finger and ring distorted by movement.
From p. li (?) of The Sia by Matilda Coxe Stevenson (1894). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

An employee’s finger and ring distorted by movement.

From p. li (?) of The Sia by Matilda Coxe Stevenson (1894). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).