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Australia Twice Traversed, by Ernest Giles

It’s taken a long time, but I’ve finally knocked over an Australian exploration epic tome, Ernest Giles’ Australia Twice Traversed. The book documents his five expeditions throughout South Australia (which, pre Federation, included the Northern Territory) and Western Australia, through … Continue reading

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The Tale of Ten Thousand Texts

Distributed Proofreaders have reached yet another milestone, crossing the ten thousand line a few days ago.

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Gone With the Wind

Once again there’s a dispute of copyright for a Gutenberg text. This time the titular text is being fought over by the estate of the author, expectedly represented by a league of lawyers. Essentially the basis of their claim is … Continue reading

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What's on my bookshelf?

It’s a question that I’m (to my surprise) asked a lot, so I thought I’d record it online; what am I reading at the moment? Continue reading

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My Project Gutenberg of Australia additions

This will be an ongoing list that will be updated whenever an addition of mine is confirmed as listed on the site. This entry can be accessed to the right (in links) in future. Titles that I’ve added to Project … Continue reading

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My first Gutenberg text

I had the honour today of getting my first ebook added to Project Gutenberg of Australia: Title: Something of Myself For My Friends Known and Unknown Author: Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) In America it stays copyrighted material until 2006, but has … Continue reading

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Project Gutenberg

Most of my time in the last week (apart from organising my land/house) has been taken up by Project Gutenberg. From the website: Project Gutenberg is the oldest producer of free electronic books (eBooks or etexts) on the Internet. Our … Continue reading

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