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Old 09-09-2009, 12:25 AM   #1
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I stumble across this site, by the Library of Congress, thinking there would be books, but what I found is almost as good, and I thought some of you might like it.

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Old 09-09-2009, 06:57 AM   #2
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Nice find - but like Google Books one needs a PC connected to the Internet for it to be of any use ....
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Nice find - but like Google Books one needs a PC connected to the Internet for it to be of any use ....
There are downloads available in TIFF and PDF format - so this is debatable.
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There are downloads available in TIFF and PDF format - so this is debatable.

ah - I did not notice that ....
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