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Downloadable copy of "A Middle English Vocabulary"
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Microsoft have been assisting libraries with scanning of books that are now out of copyright at books.live.com.

I did a search for Tolkien and found that a copy of "A Middle English Vocabulary" has been scanned and is free to download as a PDF file, you can also search the book as it has been run through OCR software.

I don't own this book, so it is very nice to be able use it as a reference book.

You can download it here.

Posted on: 2008/5/26 0:11


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Thanks for the link! Very handy for the search function, and fun to browse (so I don't crack the flaking spine on my paperback if nothing else).

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Re: Downloadable copy of "A Middle English Vocabulary"
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I have also found "Oxford Poetry 1915" by Blackwells which includes "Goblin Feet" by J.R.R. Tolkien.

http://www.archive.org/details/oxfordpoetry1915oxfouoft

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Trotter wrote:
Microsoft have been assisting libraries with scanning of books that are now out of copyright at books.live.com.

I did a search for Tolkien and found that a copy of "A Middle English Vocabulary" has been scanned and is free to download as a PDF file, you can also search the book as it has been run through OCR software.

I don't own this book, so it is very nice to be able use it as a reference book.

You can download it here.


The link doesn't work anymore. Is there someone who has downloaded the book and wants to email it to me? Just let me know in a pm and I'll send you my email address.

Thanks

Posted on: 2009/7/21 4:12
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Re: Downloadable copy of "A Middle English Vocabulary"
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Hi Onónion,

Unfortunate that Microsoft decided to shutter their book scanning service and website. I checked Google Books to see if they had also scanned the book, but no luck there (yet.)

http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/05/23/ ... o-shut-live-search-books/

Is this book in the public domain now? I know it has come back into print.

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