Google Book Search now offers the facility to download full copies of out-of-copyright books. The collection of public domain titles covers well-known classics to obscure gems. Google has achieved this with the help of many partners such as University of California, Harvard University, The New York Public Library and Oxford University.
Using Google Book Search these are examples of just some of the books available:
Ferriar’s The Bibliomania
* A futurist from 1881’s 1931: A Glance at the Twentieth Century
* Aesop’s Fables
* Shakespeare’s Hamlet
* Abbott’s Flatland
* Hugo’s Marion De Lorme
* Dunant’s Eine Erinnerung an Solferino
* Bolívar’s Proclamas
* Dante’s Inferno
When searching Google Books for full copies of out-of-copyright books use the full view option on the search page.
For more information on searching Google Books please go to: googleblog