Fore-Edge Paintings: The Secret Works of Art Hidden Inside Book Pages

Sometimes the greatest artworks are hidden in plain sight. Case in point: the University of Iowa recently discovered a four-volume set of scientific books from 1837 contains hidden paintings on the edges of the pages, which only show up when you fan them part-way open. These "Fore-Edge Paintings" are everywhere, and… » 9/16/13 3:00pm 9/16/13 3:00pm