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Vintage Macintosh Book Library

Working with vintage Macs can be frustrating for lack of good information. I've
found vintage books to be a great help in putting together the pieces of how things
work, or should work, finding hardware specifications, and generally figuring
things out.

In that pursuit, I've spent the last few years buying and scanning every book I could
find that is relevant to the vintage Mac era (80's, 90's and some 2000's).

Here thery are for your reading and reference pleasure.

Note that you can now sort the list by name, year of publication, and file date
(Scanned). If you want to see the most recent items added, sort by Scanned and look
at anything past the last date you were here.



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1Apple Dot Matrix Printer operators guide 1982.pdf19822014-05-26
2Apple Daisy Wheel Printer Operators Guide 1982.pdf19822015-09-23
3Macintosh Complete - Doug Clapp - 1984.pdf19842013-10-09
4Mastering Your Macintosh 1984.pdf19842014-07-15
5The Apple Macintosh Book Cary Lu 1984.pdf19842014-07-15
6Inside Apples ProDOS 1984.pdf19842015-01-06
7Mac Work Mac Play 1984.pdf19842015-03-01
8101 Ways to Use a Macintosh 1984.pdf19842015-03-29
9The Macintosh Bill OBrien 1984.pdf19842015-07-26
10Introducing the Apple Macintosh 1984.pdf19842015-10-11
11Using MacWrite and MacPaint 1984.pdf19842015-10-11
12The Easy Guide to Your Macintosh 1984.pdf19842015-10-24
13Understanding the Macintosh Computer 1984.pdf19842015-10-24
141001 Things To Do With Your Macintosh 1984.pdf19842015-11-11
15Presenting the Macintosh 1984.pdf19842016-01-03
16The Personal Computer Handbook 1984.pdf19842016-01-03
17Mastering Your Macintosh Software 1985.pdf19852014-07-15
18MacWorld Books Supermac 1985.pdf19852014-09-01
19Macbook The Indespensible Guide to Macintosh Software and Hardware 1985.pdf19852014-11-05
20The Complete Macintosh Sourcebook 1985.pdf19852014-11-06
21MacOffice 1985.pdf19852015-05-16
22Apple Macintosh Users Handbook 1985.pdf19852015-05-17
23Hidden Powers of the Macintosh 1985.pdf19852015-07-26
24Tips and Techniques for the Macintosh Computer 1985.pdf19852015-07-26
25Graphics for the Macintosh 1985.pdf19852015-09-19
26MacOffice Using the Macintosh for Everything 1985.pdf19852015-09-19
27Macintosh Expansion Guide 1985.pdf19852015-09-19
28Macintosh The Definitive Users Guide 1985.pdf19852015-10-24
29Mac Power Using Macintosh Software 1985.pdf19852015-10-30
30Intro to Macintosh 1985.pdf19852016-01-03
31Macintosh A Concise Guide to Applications Software 1985.pdf19852016-01-03
32The Apple Macintosh Book Second Edition 1985.pdf19852016-01-03
33Apple Macintosh Encyclopedia 1985.pdf19852016-01-24
34MacUser The Power Users Manual 1986.pdf19862014-07-15
35Zen & the Art of Macintosh 1986.pdf19862014-11-05
36Macintosh Paperwork Integrating Microsoft Products 1986.pdf19862014-12-14
37The Macintosh Bible 1st edition 1986.pdf19862015-03-01
38The Macintosh Advisor 1986.pdf19862015-03-29
39Macintosh Repair and Maintenance Chilton 1986.pdf19862015-07-25
40Desktop Publishing 1986.pdf19862015-07-26
41Approaching Macintosh 1986.pdf19862016-03-06
42The Well Connected Macintosh 1987.pdf19872014-09-23
43MacAccess Information in Motion 1987.pdf19872015-11-12
44The Mac Idiot Book 1987.pdf19872016-01-03
45PC Care Manual 1987.pdf19872016-01-23
46Apple LocalTalk Cable System Owners Guide 1987.pdf19872016-03-05
47Desktop Publishing with Pagemaker 1987.pdf19872016-03-06
48MacWorld The Fully Powered Mac 1988.pdf19882014-09-18
49The Apple Macintosh Book 3rd edition 1988.pdf19882014-10-22
50MacLANs Local Area Networking with the Macintosh 1988.pdf19882014-12-10
51Macintosh SE 30 Owners Guide 1988.pdf19882014-12-31
52Danny Goodmans HyperCard Developers Guide 1988.pdf19882015-01-17
53SAMS Printer Connection Bible 1988.pdf19882015-01-18
54MacUser 1001 Hints & Tips 1988.pdf19882015-09-19
55IBM PC and Macintosh Networking 1988.pdf19882015-10-12
56The Macintosh Bible 2nd edition 1989.pdf19892014-05-26
57Inside the Apple Macintosh - Held Norton 1989.pdf19892014-07-15
58The Big Mac Book Que 1989.pdf19892014-07-15
59Dr. Macintosh 1989.pdf19892014-07-23
60Working with Word second edition version 4 1989.pdf19892014-11-22
61PageMaker Desktop Puglishing on the Macintosh 1989.pdf19892014-12-20
62Painting on the Macintosh 1989.pdf19892015-03-14
63Music and the Macintosh 1989.pdf19892015-04-19
64The Macintosh II Reference Guide 1989.pdf19892015-09-19
65Exploring Macintosh Concepts in Visually Oriented Computing 1989.pdf19892015-10-11
66SuperMac Sopectrum 8 Series III Users Manual 1989.pdf19892015-10-11
67File Transfer Macintosh DEC VAX 1989.pdf19892015-10-24
68Understanding Hard Disk Management on the Macintosh 1989.pdf19892015-10-24
69The Macintosh Small Business Companion 1989.pdf19892015-11-12
70Micron Technology Xceed SE-3010-78 1989.pdf19892015-11-15
71Micron Technology Xceed SE-306-48 1989.pdf19892015-11-15
72Macintosh Guide for MS-DOS Users 1989.pdf19892016-01-14
73Macintosh Repair & Upgrade Secrets 1990.pdf19902014-07-14
74Macintosh Reference 1990.pdf19902014-09-01
75MacWorld 9011 November 1990.pdf19902014-11-06
76Encylopedia Macintosh Software Instant Reference 1990.pdf19902014-12-31
77Macintosh Desktop Presentations 1990.pdf19902014-12-31
78Encyclopedia Macintosh 1990.pdf19902015-03-29
79Introduction to Personal Computers 1990.pdf19902015-03-29
80Macintosh Productivity Tools 1990.pdf19902015-03-29
81APPLE MACINTOSH SERVICE GUIDE VOL1 1990.pdf19902015-06-11
82Macintosh IIci Special Options & Technical Information 1990.pdf19902015-09-18
83MacUser 1001 Tips & Tricks 1990.pdf19902015-09-19
84Applied Engineering brochure 1990.pdf19902015-10-11
85Up & Running with PageMaker on the Macintosh 1990.pdf19902015-10-12
86The Graphic Designers Basic Guide to The Macintosh 1990.pdf19902016-01-03
87Mac Multimedia Handbook 1990.pdf19902016-03-06
88Macintosh Hypermedia Volume 1 1990.pdf19902016-03-06
89The Little Mac Book 1990.pdf19902016-03-07
90The Mac is not a Typewriter 1990.pdf19902016-03-07
91Macintosh II Repair and Upgrade Secrets 1991.pdf19912014-05-26
92The Macintosh Bible 3rd Edition 1991.pdf19912014-05-26
93The Macintosh Bible What Do I Do Now Book 1991.pdf19912014-05-26
94The Macintosh Bible Guide to System 7 1991.pdf19912014-07-14
95Programming the LaserWriter Holzgang 1991.pdf19912014-07-15
96The System 7 Book 1991.pdf19912014-07-23
97System 7 Revealed Macintosh Inside Out 1991.pdf19912014-07-24
98Introduction to Macintosh System 7 1991.pdf19912014-09-01
99MadWorld Complete Mac Handbook 1991.pdf19912014-09-02
100MacWorld Read Me First Book 1991.pdf19912014-09-22
101The Little Mac Book 2nd Edition 1991.pdf19912014-10-30
102Mastering Pagemaker 4 on The Macintosh 1991.pdf19912014-11-06
103Norton Utilities on the Macintosh 1991.pdf19912014-11-06
104PageMaker 4.0 Macintosh Version Instant Reference 1991.pdf19912014-11-22
105Macintosh Inside Out ResEdit Complete 1991.pdf19912014-12-09
106Upgrade Your Macintosh and Save a Bundle 1991.pdf19912014-12-11
107AppleCD SC Plus Owners Guide 1991.pdf19912014-12-16
108Service Guide Macintosh Computers March 1991.pdf19912014-12-16
109Macintosh System 7 At Your Fingertips 1991.pdf19912014-12-20
110AppleTalk Remote Access Users Guide 1991.pdf19912014-12-31
111Groupware for the Macintosh 1991.pdf19912014-12-31
112The Macintosh Companion 1991.pdf19912015-04-02
113Debugging Macintosh Software with MacsBug 1991.pdf19912015-10-11
114A Macintosh Journey 1991.pdf19912016-03-05
115The Dead Mac Scrolls 1992.pdf19922013-12-31
116The Macintosh Bible 4th edition 1992.pdf19922014-05-26
117Easy Macintosh Que 1992.pdf19922014-07-14
118Big Mac Secrets Que 1992.pdf19922014-07-15
119Outside the Apple Macintosh 1992.pdf19922014-07-23
120Help! The Mac Answer Book 1992.pdf19922014-09-23
121Macintosh Hard Disk Management 1992.pdf19922014-09-23
122Ques Mac Classic Book 1992.pdf19922014-10-15
123Drawing on the Macintosh revised edition 1992.pdf19922014-10-22
124CompUSA Macintosh Products Guide Winter 1992.pdf19922014-11-06
125The Macintosh Hard Disk Companion 1992.pdf19922014-11-08
126Using The Macintosh With System 7 1992.pdf19922014-11-09
127The Audible Macintosh 1992.pdf19922014-11-28
128Telecommunications The Macintosh Modem Book 1992.pdf19922014-12-09
129The Complete Scanner Handbook for Desktop Publishing Macintosh Edition 1992.pdf19922014-12-11
130This Mac is MINE 1992.pdf19922014-12-12
131The Macintosh Bible Guide To System 7.1 1992.pdf19922014-12-30
132Color Publishing on the Macintosh 1992.pdf19922015-01-03
133MacUser Hints & Tips for the Macintosh 1992.pdf19922015-03-13
134The Macintosh Dictionary 1992.pdf19922015-03-15
135Dvoraks Inside Track for the Mac 1992.pdf19922015-04-02
136Build Your Own Macintosh and Save a Bundle 1992.pdf19922015-04-09
137The Computer Curmudgeon 1992.pdf19922015-04-19
138Dr. Macintosh 2nd Edition 1992.pdf19922015-07-26
139The Mac Made Easy 1992.pdf19922015-07-26
140The Complete Scanner Toolkit Macintosh Edition 1992.pdf19922015-09-18
141Macintosh Rapid Reference - Guide to System 7 The LaserWriter Family and Microsoft Word 5.0 1992.pdf19922015-09-19
142The Macintosh Do-It-Yourself Upgrade Book 1992.pdf19922015-09-19
143APPLE MACINTOSH SERVICE GUIDE VOL2 1992.pdf19922015-09-21
144Macintosh System 7 at your Fingertips 1992.pdf19922015-10-12
145The Color Mac 1992.pdf19922015-10-24
146Troubleshooting Your Macintosh 1992.pdf19922015-10-24
147The Macintosh Reader 1992.pdf19922015-10-31
148Desktop Marketing With The Macintosh 1992.pdf19922015-11-12
149Danny Goodmans Macintosh Handbook featuring System 7 1992.pdf19922016-01-02
150Desktop Publishing Secrets 1992.pdf19922016-01-03
151Macintosh Rapid Reference Guide to the LaserWriter Family 1992.pdf19922016-01-03
152Maximizing Your Mac 1992.pdf19922016-03-07
153Macintosh Users Guide for desktop Macintosh computers 1993.pdf19932014-07-14
154Apple Service Source Power Mac G4 Cube 1993.pdf19932014-07-24
155MacWorld Macintosh Secrets 1993.pdf19932014-09-03
156Desperately Seeking Solutions 1993.pdf19932014-09-22
157MacWorld Complete Mac Handbook 2nd Edition 1993.pdf19932014-10-05
158How Macs Work 1993.pdf19932014-11-07
159Macintosh Multi-media Workshop 1993.pdf19932014-12-03
160Welcome To ... The Macintosh- From Mystery to Mastery 1993.pdf19932014-12-30
161Friendly Macintosh 1993.pdf19932014-12-31
162Macs for Dummies 2nd Edition 1993.pdf19932014-12-31
163Mac-graphics 2nd edition 1993.pdf19932015-01-03
164High-Tech Marketing Companion 1993.pdf19932015-01-08
165Your First Mac 1993.pdf19932015-01-18
166The Tao of AppleScript 1993.pdf19932015-03-01
167Networking the Macintosh 1993.pdf19932015-03-02
168Haydens PowerBook Power Book second edition 1993.pdf19932015-03-07
169Cool Mac Clip Art Plus! 1993.pdf19932015-04-02
170Bitchin Mac Programs 1993.pdf19932015-07-26
171Everything You Wanted To Know About The Mac 1993.pdf19932015-07-26
172The Macintosh Joker 1993.pdf19932015-09-18
173MacUser 1001 Hints & Tips 1993.pdf19932015-09-19
174Working with Word 5.1 3rd Edition 1993.pdf19932015-09-19
175The MacWrite Pro Book 1993.pdf19932015-10-24
176Live Wired Networking Made Simple 1993.pdf19932015-10-30
177Guide to the Macintosh Underground 1993.pdf19932015-11-12
178Asante EN-SC & Mini EN-SC SCSI to Ethernat Adapter documentation 1993.pdf19932016-03-05
179MacUser Guide to Connectivity 1993.pdf19932016-03-06
180Quicktime Making Movies With Your Macintosh 1993.pdf19932016-03-07
181Macworld System 7.5 Bible 3rd Edition 1994.pdf19942014-05-26
182The Macintosh Bible 5th Edition 1994.pdf19942014-07-14
183The Macintosh Bible What Do I Do Now Book 1994.pdf19942014-07-14
184Upgrading and Repairing Macs Que 1994.pdf19942014-07-14
185Macintosh System 7.5 Upgrade Guide 1994.pdf19942014-07-23
186The System 7.5 Book 1994.pdf19942014-07-24
187Mac System 7.5 for Dummies 1994.pdf19942014-07-25
188Macworld Networking Bible 2nd Edition 1994.pdf19942014-09-01
189MacWorld Ultimate Mac CDROM 1994.pdf19942014-09-02
190Macintosh Slick Tricks 1994.pdf19942014-09-22
191Upgrading your Mac Illustrated 1994.pdf19942014-10-05
192The Mac Shareware 500 Second Edition 1994.pdf19942014-10-11
193Internet Starter Kit for Macintosh 2nd Edition 1994.pdf19942014-11-06
194MacWorld PageMaker 5 Bible 1994.pdf19942014-11-28
195Totally Rad Mac Programs 2nd Edition 1994.pdf19942014-11-28
196Macintosh Computers Service Guide Volume III July 1994.pdf19942014-12-10
197The PowerPC Macintosh Book 1994.pdf19942014-12-11
198Using Office 4.2 for Macintosh 1994.pdf19942014-12-17
199Navigating System 7 1994.pdf19942014-12-18
200eWorld The Official Guide for Macintosh Users 1994.pdf19942015-01-06
201Protect Your Macintosh 1994.pdf19942015-02-01
202The Mac Bathroom Reader 1994.pdf19942015-02-01
203The Mosaic Handbook for the Macintosh 1994.pdf19942015-03-07
204Welcome to Macintosh Multimedia 1994.pdf19942015-03-14
205Macworld The Best Of Mac Secrets 1994.pdf19942015-07-26
206Upgrading & Fixing Macs for Dummies 1994.pdf19942015-09-19
207Apple Multiple Scan 15 Display Users Guide 1994.pdf19942015-10-12
208Inside Macintosh Networking 1994.pdf19942015-10-12
209VooDoo Mac through 7.5 2nd Edition 1994.pdf19942015-10-24
210AppleCD 300i Plus 1994.pdf19942015-10-25
211Mactintosh VisiRef System 7.5 Edition 1994.pdf19942015-11-12
212Teach Yourself WordPerfect Mac 2.1 1994.pdf19942015-11-29
213Mac Screamer 1994.pdf19942016-03-06
214Mactintosh Multimedia Machine 1994.pdf19942016-03-06
215Using the Macintosh 1994.pdf19942016-03-08
216Publishing on the World Wide Web for Macintosh 1995.pdf19951997-08-19
217MacWEEK Upgrading and Repairing Your Mac 1995.pdf19952014-07-14
218MacWorld Web Essentials 1995.pdf19952014-09-01
219MacWorld The Best of Mac FAQs 1995.pdf19952014-09-06
220Macintosh Crash Course 1995.pdf19952014-10-22
221Photoshop for Macintosh 3 1995.pdf19952014-11-22
222The Macintosh System Fitness Plan (system 7.5) 1995.pdf19952014-11-22
223World Wide WEb Starter Kit for Macintosh 1995.pdf19952014-11-22
224Internet Starter Kit for Macintosh 3rd edition 1995.pdf19952014-11-24
225Navigating the Internet with your Macintosh 1995.pdf19952014-11-29
226Macintosh DESIGN to PRODUCTION the Definitive Guide 1995.pdf19952014-12-13
227Microsoft Office 4.2 Macintosh Survival Guide 1995.pdf19952014-12-18
228Macintosh Revelations 1995.pdf19952014-12-19
229Netscape Navigator (v 1.1) 1995.pdf19952014-12-20
230Visual Quickstart Guide Photoshop for Macintosh 3 1995.pdf19952014-12-30
231WebMaster Macintosh 1995.pdf19952015-01-06
232Internet File Formats 1995.pdf19952015-03-04
233MicroMac Marathon Accelerator User Guide V1.0 1995.pdf19952015-09-19
234The Power Mac Book 1995.pdf19952015-10-24
235Simply Amazing Internet for Macintosh 1995.pdf19952016-01-27
236Internet Starter Kit for the Macintosh 4th Edition 1996.pdf19961997-08-19
237The Whole Mac Solutions for the Creative Professional 1996.pdf19961997-08-19
238The Macintosh Bible 6th Edition 1996.pdf19962014-07-14
239Color Stylewriter 1500 Manual 1996.pdf19962014-07-15
240Maclopedia 1996.pdf19962014-09-16
241The Macintosh Designers Guide to Digital Imaging 1996.pdf19962014-10-22
242MacWorld Home Office Companion 1996.pdf19962014-10-30
243Guide to Macintosh System 7.5.5 1996.pdf19962014-11-06
244How Macs Work 1996.pdf19962014-11-07
245The Macintosh Font Book 3rd edition 1996.pdf19962014-12-10
246Netscape Navigator 3.0 Book Macintosh Edition 1996.pdf19962014-12-19
247Web Server Construction Kit for Macintosh 1996.pdf19962015-02-01
248Graphics File Formats Second Edition 1996.pdf19962015-03-06
249Troubleshooting & Repairing Computer Printers 2nd edition 1996.pdf19962015-03-12
250JavaScript for Macintosh 1996.pdf19962015-03-29
251Mac OS 8 Revealed 1996.pdf19962015-04-19
252Building and Maintaining an Intranet with the Macintosh 1996.pdf19962015-10-12
253Beyond The Mac is not a Typewriter 1996.pdf19962016-03-06
254Desktop Computing Workbook 1996.pdf19962016-03-06
255Guide to Macintosh System 7.6 update 1997.pdf19971997-08-20
256Mac OS 7.6 for Dummies 1997.pdf19972014-09-02
257Apple Technology Update - Mac OS 7.6 January 1997.pdf19972014-09-16
258Teach Yourself Macintosh in 24 Hours 1997.pdf19972014-11-06
259Photoshop for Macintosh 4 1997.pdf19972014-11-22
260The Mac OS8 Book 1997.pdf19972014-11-29
261Sad Macs Bombs Disasters 3rd edition 1997.pdf19972014-12-10
262Web Publishers Design Guide for Macintosh 2nd Edition 1997.pdf19972014-12-10
263Mac OS 7.6 Installation Manual 1997.pdf19972014-12-31
264The Official America Online Tour Guide third edition 1997.pdf19972015-01-03
265The Official America Online for Macintosh Tour Guide version 3 1997.pdf19972015-01-17
266Macs for Teachers 3rd Edition 1997.pdf19972015-03-01
267How to Do Everything With Your iMac 2nd edition 1997.pdf19972015-03-02
268Eudora for Windows & Macintosh 1997.pdf19972015-03-07
269The Official American Online Tour Guide version Three 1997.pdf19972015-03-07
270Macworld Mac OS 7.6 Bible 1997.pdf19972015-03-29
271Mac OS8 Book 1997.pdf19972016-03-06
272Macintosh Revelations 2nd Edition System 8 1998.pdf19982014-07-23
273The Complete Idiots Guide to Mac OS 8.5 1998.pdf19982014-07-25
274Using Mac OS 8.5 1998.pdf19982014-07-25
275MacWorld Mac Upgrade and Repair Bible 1998.pdf19982014-09-01
276The Macintosh Bible 7th Edition 1998.pdf19982014-09-02
277OS 8.1 Emergency Handbook 1998.pdf19982014-09-22
278The Mac Demystified 1998.pdf19982014-09-23
279Netscape Guide to Internet Research 2nd edition 1998.pdf19982014-10-26
280Microsoft Office 98 at a Glance Macintosh Edition 1998.pdf19982014-11-25
281Office 98 for Macintosh 1998.pdf19982014-12-10
282Netscape Internet Business Starter Kit 1998.pdf19982014-12-31
283Mac OS 8.4 SAMS Teach Yourself in 24 Hours 1999.pdf19992014-07-25
284Macworld Mac Secrets 5th Edition 1999.pdf19992014-09-03
285Mac Answers 1999.pdf19992014-09-23
286Macintosh Windows Integration 1999.pdf19992014-10-22
287The Little Network Book for Windows and Macintosh 1999.pdf19992014-12-02
288Mac OS 9 for Dummies 1999.pdf19992014-12-10
289Mac OS 8.5 Black Book 1999.pdf19992015-05-16
290Mac Answers Certified Tech Support 1999.pdf19992015-10-30
291AppleTalk Remote Access 3.0 Users Manual 199x.pdf199x2014-12-08
292MacWorld Mac OS 9 Bible 2000.pdf20002014-09-01
293MacWorld Mac Upgrade and Repaire Bible 2nd Edition 2000.pdf20002014-09-02
294Mac Answers 2nd Edition 2000.pdf20002014-09-23
295Sad Macs Bombs and other Disasters 4th Edition 2000.pdf20002014-12-04
296Upgrading and Troubleshooting your Mac 2000.pdf20002014-12-04
297Mac OS 9 The Missing Manual 2000.pdf20002014-12-10
298Mac OS 9 The Complete Reference 2000.pdf20002014-12-13
299Networking A Beginners Guide 2000.pdf20002015-09-19
300How the Mac Works 2000.pdf20002015-10-30
301Internet Security for your Macintosh 2001.pdf20012015-07-26
302The Macintosh Bible 8th edition 2002.pdf20022014-05-26
303MacWorld Mac OS X Bible thru 10.1 2002.pdf20022014-12-03
304Macintosh ... The Naked Truth 2002.pdf20022014-12-31
305Mac 911 2002.pdf20022015-07-26
306The Little iMac Book 3rd Edition 2002.pdf20022015-10-24
307Macintosh Troubleshooting Pocket Guide 2003.pdf20032014-07-23
308Macintosh Switchers Guide 2004.pdf20042016-01-02
309Old Farts Guide to the Macintosh 2nd Edition 2004.pdf20042016-03-07
310PowerBook and iBook Digital Field Guide 2006.pdf20062015-03-07
311MacWorld Mac OS X Leopard Bible 2008.pdf20082014-12-05
312Big Book of Apple Hacks 2008.pdf20082015-05-17
313MacWorld Mac OS X Lion Bible 2011.pdf20112014-12-03
314Not So Obvious Introduction to Patent Law 2013.pdf20132014-09-02