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PostPosted: Fri May 30, 2008 11:56 am    Post subject: Free Books to Download  Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Google has a wonderful resource available which enables you to download whole books (which are out of copyright).

http://books.google.co.uk


First up we have
The History of Glasgow: From the earliest accounts to the present time - John Gibson 1777

and
Rambles Round Glasgow from 1860
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Nice one Alan  
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PostPosted: Fri May 30, 2008 1:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Wow..brilliant..I'm off to read the Pilgrims Progress..haven't read it since I was 10  
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PostPosted: Fri May 30, 2008 11:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Be aware that in some books, a fair few pages are missing from the original. Other than that, batter in. (Plain text is available in most cases)
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More e-books, these are from the Glasgow Digital Library at Strathclyde University

http://gdl.cdlr.strath.ac.uk/glasgowebooks.html
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Mods - can we please have a sticky to capture these great resources people are posting?
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Coff coff.

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 I though I had seen something like that before. Ah senility don't you love it.
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