memorabilia, and maps on CD
puts hard-to-find public-domain books and maps onto CD-ROM for use on
PCs. We scan pre-1923 books, maps, and memorabilia, and then make
the page and map images accessible as HTML webs, for review using your
internet browser. We call this format the
BookWebCD. We convert the text of each book to digital
format for easy searching. The page images are available for your
use in jpeg format.
note: The CDs are not in Acrobat® format, and are not recommended
for Macintosh® or other operating systems. Internet Explorer®
version 4.0 or later is recommended.
Some CDs are collections of items
related to a subject, and some multi-volume books require multiple
Our CDs are generally priced at $12.00 each, with a few at $9.00 (plus sales tax, if mailed to a California zip code). We have a flat-rate packaging and shipping cost of $3.00 on all orders in the USA and Canada. (Buyers outside the USA and Canada -- email your order list and mailing address, and we will provide a total purchase price adjusted for your shipping costs.) There are discounted prices for some sets of CDs.
prefer payment on-line via PayPal, but
also accept personal checks (with a 10-day shipping delay) or money orders
(with no shipping delay).
Buyers outside the USA and Canada -- You may either:
1) email us your order list and mailing address, and we will respond with a total purchase price adjusted for your shipping costs; OR
2) submit your order via PayPal, and we will send you a supplemental PayPal invoice for the extra shipping charge.
of Source Books and Engravings
source books and maps we purchase to scan are frequently unbound, which reduces the
effort required to scan them. We sell both bound and unbound titles
after we have completed scanning, at prices which reflect their
condition. Soon, our Books & Engravings section will offer complete
books and individual steel lithographs and wood cuts
from unbound copies.
Us with Questions and Suggestions
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on our products,
improvements to this website, or
that you would like to see on CD-ROM.
Sales and Service to Museum Gift Shops
offer our CDs through a growing number of retailers, including:
We also recommend our CDs as premiums for membership
and sponsorship drives for museums, libraries,
historical societies, and other clubs.
give substantial discounts on large orders of BookWebCDs for resale, or for use as
us at SharingHistory.com if your business or organization may
wish to sell or distribute our CDs.
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