‘Turning the Pages’ allows viewers to read virtual versions of incredibly rare books online. More than an ebook this is an exact representation of the original book. A click of the mouse turns the page. One of the best features is the magnifying glass which allows you to examine sections of a page and illustrations in tremendous detail; you can also print pages of interest.
You can see early medical texts with some astonishing diagrams from the National Library of Medicine collection.
You can view the British Library collection here including Jane Austen’s early work to a sketchbook of Leonardo da Vinci.