Originally Posted by Hanselda
If you can use Python, I think the best tool is the pyPdf, it is very very fast at manipulating the pdf files. It does not need to convert pdf into ps and back again. There are several scripts using this package on this forum. just search that.
I love this forum. I'm a fellow python hacker myself, and i am continuously amazed at the intersection between book lovers and slick programmers that this forum harbors. I'll give pyPdf a try. Thanks!!!