Book-scanning brings the 19th century to life


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  1. tsa

    I bought a Kindle especially for my 19th century hobby. There are so many century texts to be found on Gutenberg! I only read material that was written in Victorian England, otherwise it gets too overwhelming.

  2. Arkady

    If anyone wants to help with the digitisation, there's a volunteer site at Distributed Proofreaders, www.pgdp.netIt's organised so that the proofing and formatting is done one page at a time, so if you don't have much time you can just do one page per day. A lot of the stuff that goes up is 19th century, but there's some older stuff too; I'm looking forward to the Discoverie of Witchcraft, 1584, going onto Project Gutenberg soon!

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