The Open-Access Text Archive
. This collection is open to the community.
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By providing near-unrestricted access to these texts, we hope to encourage widespread use of texts in new contexts by people who might not have used them before.
Colorful Favorites Goody Two-Shoes (details | read it) Publisher's chromolithographed pictorial wrappers c1888 Caw caw; or, the chronicle of crows (details | read it) The house that Jack built, a game of forfeits : to which is added, The entertaining fable of "The Magpie" (details |...
Historical Texts De civitate Dei (1475) (details | pdf) A native of France, Nicolas Jenson was one of the most important printers operating in Venice in the fifteenth century. Between c.1470 and 1480, Jenson produced around 150 books including the 1475 printing of St. Augustine's "De...
Books of Interest The Art of Caricaturing (1941) (details | read it) Woman : her charm and power (1900) (details | read it) Sex And Religion (1929) (details | read it) American History Sam Houston Colossus In Buckskin (1928) (details | read it) Sherman and his campaigns...
Open Source Books
Open source books are books contributed by the community. Click here to contribute your book!
Books of Interest Alice Underground: being a facimile of the original book later developed into Alice in Wonderland (1882) (details | read it) The Dance (by An Antiquary): Historic Illustrations of Dancing from 3300 B.C. to 1911 A.D. (details | read it) Gulliver's Travels (details |...
Books of Interest Abroad (1882) (details | read it) What the moon saw : and other tales (1866) (details | read it) The crooked man and other rhymes (between 1851 and 1870) (details | read it) Carlo, or, Kindness rewarded (ca. 1870?) (details | read it) Jack and Jill and old Dame...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
Ten major natural history museum libraries, botanical libraries, and research institutions joined together to form the Biodiversity Heritage Library Project. They are developing a strategy and operational plan to digitize the published literature of biodiversity held in their respective...
Additional collections of scanned books, articles, and other texts (usually organized by topic) are presented here.
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