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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.

1Publishing on the World Wide Web for Macintosh 1995.pdf19951997-08-19
2Internet Starter Kit for the Macintosh 4th Edition 1996.pdf19961997-08-19
3The Whole Mac Solutions for the Creative Professional 1996.pdf19961997-08-19
4Guide to Macintosh System 7.6 update 1997.pdf19971997-08-20
5Macintosh Complete - Doug Clapp - 1984.pdf19842013-10-09
6The Dead Mac Scrolls 1992.pdf19922013-12-31
7Apple Dot Matrix Printer operators guide 1982.pdf19822014-05-26
8The Macintosh Bible 2nd edition 1989.pdf19892014-05-26
9Macintosh II Repair and Upgrade Secrets 1991.pdf19912014-05-26
10The Macintosh Bible 3rd Edition 1991.pdf19912014-05-26
11The Macintosh Bible What Do I Do Now Book 1991.pdf19912014-05-26
12The Macintosh Bible 4th edition 1992.pdf19922014-05-26
13Macworld System 7.5 Bible 3rd Edition 1994.pdf19942014-05-26
14The Macintosh Bible 8th edition 2002.pdf20022014-05-26
15Macintosh Repair & Upgrade Secrets 1990.pdf19902014-07-14
16The Macintosh Bible Guide to System 7 1991.pdf19912014-07-14
17Easy Macintosh Que 1992.pdf19922014-07-14
18Macintosh Users Guide for desktop Macintosh computers 1993.pdf19932014-07-14
19The Macintosh Bible 5th Edition 1994.pdf19942014-07-14
20The Macintosh Bible What Do I Do Now Book 1994.pdf19942014-07-14
21Upgrading and Repairing Macs Que 1994.pdf19942014-07-14
22MacWEEK Upgrading and Repairing Your Mac 1995.pdf19952014-07-14
23The Macintosh Bible 6th Edition 1996.pdf19962014-07-14
24Mastering Your Macintosh 1984.pdf19842014-07-15
25The Apple Macintosh Book Cary Lu 1984.pdf19842014-07-15
26Mastering Your Macintosh Software 1985.pdf19852014-07-15
27MacUser The Power Users Manual 1986.pdf19862014-07-15
28Inside the Apple Macintosh - Held Norton 1989.pdf19892014-07-15
29The Big Mac Book Que 1989.pdf19892014-07-15
30Programming the LaserWriter Holzgang 1991.pdf19912014-07-15
31Big Mac Secrets Que 1992.pdf19922014-07-15
32Color Stylewriter 1500 Manual 1996.pdf19962014-07-15
33Dr. Macintosh 1989.pdf19892014-07-23
34The System 7 Book 1991.pdf19912014-07-23
35Outside the Apple Macintosh 1992.pdf19922014-07-23
36Macintosh System 7.5 Upgrade Guide 1994.pdf19942014-07-23
37Macintosh Revelations 2nd Edition System 8 1998.pdf19982014-07-23
38Macintosh Troubleshooting Pocket Guide 2003.pdf20032014-07-23
39System 7 Revealed Macintosh Inside Out 1991.pdf19912014-07-24
40Apple Service Source Power Mac G4 Cube 1993.pdf19932014-07-24
41The System 7.5 Book 1994.pdf19942014-07-24
42Mac System 7.5 for Dummies 1994.pdf19942014-07-25
43The Complete Idiots Guide to Mac OS 8.5 1998.pdf19982014-07-25
44Using Mac OS 8.5 1998.pdf19982014-07-25
45Mac OS 8.4 SAMS Teach Yourself in 24 Hours 1999.pdf19992014-07-25
46MacWorld Books Supermac 1985.pdf19852014-09-01
47Macintosh Reference 1990.pdf19902014-09-01
48Introduction to Macintosh System 7 1991.pdf19912014-09-01
49Macworld Networking Bible 2nd Edition 1994.pdf19942014-09-01
50MacWorld Web Essentials 1995.pdf19952014-09-01
51MacWorld Mac Upgrade and Repair Bible 1998.pdf19982014-09-01
52MacWorld Mac OS 9 Bible 2000.pdf20002014-09-01
53MadWorld Complete Mac Handbook 1991.pdf19912014-09-02
54MacWorld Ultimate Mac CDROM 1994.pdf19942014-09-02
55Mac OS 7.6 for Dummies 1997.pdf19972014-09-02
56The Macintosh Bible 7th Edition 1998.pdf19982014-09-02
57MacWorld Mac Upgrade and Repaire Bible 2nd Edition 2000.pdf20002014-09-02
58Not So Obvious Introduction to Patent Law 2013.pdf20132014-09-02
59MacWorld Macintosh Secrets 1993.pdf19932014-09-03
60Macworld Mac Secrets 5th Edition 1999.pdf19992014-09-03
61MacWorld The Best of Mac FAQs 1995.pdf19952014-09-06
62Maclopedia 1996.pdf19962014-09-16
63Apple Technology Update - Mac OS 7.6 January 1997.pdf19972014-09-16
64MacWorld The Fully Powered Mac 1988.pdf19882014-09-18
65MacWorld Read Me First Book 1991.pdf19912014-09-22
66Desperately Seeking Solutions 1993.pdf19932014-09-22
67Macintosh Slick Tricks 1994.pdf19942014-09-22
68OS 8.1 Emergency Handbook 1998.pdf19982014-09-22
69The Well Connected Macintosh 1987.pdf19872014-09-23
70Help! The Mac Answer Book 1992.pdf19922014-09-23
71Macintosh Hard Disk Management 1992.pdf19922014-09-23
72The Mac Demystified 1998.pdf19982014-09-23
73Mac Answers 1999.pdf19992014-09-23
74Mac Answers 2nd Edition 2000.pdf20002014-09-23
75MacWorld Complete Mac Handbook 2nd Edition 1993.pdf19932014-10-05
76Upgrading your Mac Illustrated 1994.pdf19942014-10-05
77The Mac Shareware 500 Second Edition 1994.pdf19942014-10-11
78Ques Mac Classic Book 1992.pdf19922014-10-15
79The Apple Macintosh Book 3rd edition 1988.pdf19882014-10-22
80Drawing on the Macintosh revised edition 1992.pdf19922014-10-22
81Macintosh Crash Course 1995.pdf19952014-10-22
82The Macintosh Designers Guide to Digital Imaging 1996.pdf19962014-10-22
83Macintosh Windows Integration 1999.pdf19992014-10-22
84Netscape Guide to Internet Research 2nd edition 1998.pdf19982014-10-26
85The Little Mac Book 2nd Edition 1991.pdf19912014-10-30
86MacWorld Home Office Companion 1996.pdf19962014-10-30
87Macbook The Indespensible Guide to Macintosh Software and Hardware 1985.pdf19852014-11-05
88Zen & the Art of Macintosh 1986.pdf19862014-11-05
89The Complete Macintosh Sourcebook 1985.pdf19852014-11-06
90MacWorld 9011 November 1990.pdf19902014-11-06
91Mastering Pagemaker 4 on The Macintosh 1991.pdf19912014-11-06
92Norton Utilities on the Macintosh 1991.pdf19912014-11-06
93CompUSA Macintosh Products Guide Winter 1992.pdf19922014-11-06
94Internet Starter Kit for Macintosh 2nd Edition 1994.pdf19942014-11-06
95Guide to Macintosh System 7.5.5 1996.pdf19962014-11-06
96Teach Yourself Macintosh in 24 Hours 1997.pdf19972014-11-06
97How Macs Work 1993.pdf19932014-11-07
98How Macs Work 1996.pdf19962014-11-07
99The Macintosh Hard Disk Companion 1992.pdf19922014-11-08
100Using The Macintosh With System 7 1992.pdf19922014-11-09
101Working with Word second edition version 4 1989.pdf19892014-11-22
102PageMaker 4.0 Macintosh Version Instant Reference 1991.pdf19912014-11-22
103Photoshop for Macintosh 3 1995.pdf19952014-11-22
104The Macintosh System Fitness Plan (system 7.5) 1995.pdf19952014-11-22
105World Wide WEb Starter Kit for Macintosh 1995.pdf19952014-11-22
106Photoshop for Macintosh 4 1997.pdf19972014-11-22
107Internet Starter Kit for Macintosh 3rd edition 1995.pdf19952014-11-24
108Microsoft Office 98 at a Glance Macintosh Edition 1998.pdf19982014-11-25
109The Audible Macintosh 1992.pdf19922014-11-28
110MacWorld PageMaker 5 Bible 1994.pdf19942014-11-28
111Totally Rad Mac Programs 2nd Edition 1994.pdf19942014-11-28
112Navigating the Internet with your Macintosh 1995.pdf19952014-11-29
113The Mac OS8 Book 1997.pdf19972014-11-29
114The Little Network Book for Windows and Macintosh 1999.pdf19992014-12-02
115Macintosh Multi-media Workshop 1993.pdf19932014-12-03
116MacWorld Mac OS X Bible thru 10.1 2002.pdf20022014-12-03
117MacWorld Mac OS X Lion Bible 2011.pdf20112014-12-03
118Sad Macs Bombs and other Disasters 4th Edition 2000.pdf20002014-12-04
119Upgrading and Troubleshooting your Mac 2000.pdf20002014-12-04
120MacWorld Mac OS X Leopard Bible 2008.pdf20082014-12-05
121AppleTalk Remote Access 3.0 Users Manual 199x.pdf199x2014-12-08
122Macintosh Inside Out ResEdit Complete 1991.pdf19912014-12-09
123Telecommunications The Macintosh Modem Book 1992.pdf19922014-12-09
124MacLANs Local Area Networking with the Macintosh 1988.pdf19882014-12-10
125Macintosh Computers Service Guide Volume III July 1994.pdf19942014-12-10
126The Macintosh Font Book 3rd edition 1996.pdf19962014-12-10
127Sad Macs Bombs Disasters 3rd edition 1997.pdf19972014-12-10
128Web Publishers Design Guide for Macintosh 2nd Edition 1997.pdf19972014-12-10
129Office 98 for Macintosh 1998.pdf19982014-12-10
130Mac OS 9 for Dummies 1999.pdf19992014-12-10
131Mac OS 9 The Missing Manual 2000.pdf20002014-12-10
132Upgrade Your Macintosh and Save a Bundle 1991.pdf19912014-12-11
133The Complete Scanner Handbook for Desktop Publishing Macintosh Edition 1992.pdf19922014-12-11
134The PowerPC Macintosh Book 1994.pdf19942014-12-11
135This Mac is MINE 1992.pdf19922014-12-12
136Macintosh DESIGN to PRODUCTION the Definitive Guide 1995.pdf19952014-12-13
137Mac OS 9 The Complete Reference 2000.pdf20002014-12-13
138Macintosh Paperwork Integrating Microsoft Products 1986.pdf19862014-12-14
139AppleCD SC Plus Owners Guide 1991.pdf19912014-12-16
140Service Guide Macintosh Computers March 1991.pdf19912014-12-16
141Using Office 4.2 for Macintosh 1994.pdf19942014-12-17
142Navigating System 7 1994.pdf19942014-12-18
143Microsoft Office 4.2 Macintosh Survival Guide 1995.pdf19952014-12-18
144Macintosh Revelations 1995.pdf19952014-12-19
145Netscape Navigator 3.0 Book Macintosh Edition 1996.pdf19962014-12-19
146PageMaker Desktop Puglishing on the Macintosh 1989.pdf19892014-12-20
147Macintosh System 7 At Your Fingertips 1991.pdf19912014-12-20
148Netscape Navigator (v 1.1) 1995.pdf19952014-12-20
149The Macintosh Bible Guide To System 7.1 1992.pdf19922014-12-30
150Welcome To ... The Macintosh- From Mystery to Mastery 1993.pdf19932014-12-30
151Visual Quickstart Guide Photoshop for Macintosh 3 1995.pdf19952014-12-30
152Macintosh SE 30 Owners Guide 1988.pdf19882014-12-31
153Encylopedia Macintosh Software Instant Reference 1990.pdf19902014-12-31
154Macintosh Desktop Presentations 1990.pdf19902014-12-31
155AppleTalk Remote Access Users Guide 1991.pdf19912014-12-31
156Groupware for the Macintosh 1991.pdf19912014-12-31
157Friendly Macintosh 1993.pdf19932014-12-31
158Macs for Dummies 2nd Edition 1993.pdf19932014-12-31
159Mac OS 7.6 Installation Manual 1997.pdf19972014-12-31
160Netscape Internet Business Starter Kit 1998.pdf19982014-12-31
161Macintosh ... The Naked Truth 2002.pdf20022014-12-31
162Color Publishing on the Macintosh 1992.pdf19922015-01-03
163Mac-graphics 2nd edition 1993.pdf19932015-01-03
164The Official America Online Tour Guide third edition 1997.pdf19972015-01-03
165Inside Apples ProDOS 1984.pdf19842015-01-06
166eWorld The Official Guide for Macintosh Users 1994.pdf19942015-01-06
167WebMaster Macintosh 1995.pdf19952015-01-06
168High-Tech Marketing Companion 1993.pdf19932015-01-08
169Danny Goodmans HyperCard Developers Guide 1988.pdf19882015-01-17
170The Official America Online for Macintosh Tour Guide version 3 1997.pdf19972015-01-17
171SAMS Printer Connection Bible 1988.pdf19882015-01-18
172Your First Mac 1993.pdf19932015-01-18
173Protect Your Macintosh 1994.pdf19942015-02-01
174The Mac Bathroom Reader 1994.pdf19942015-02-01
175Web Server Construction Kit for Macintosh 1996.pdf19962015-02-01
176Mac Work Mac Play 1984.pdf19842015-03-01
177The Macintosh Bible 1st edition 1986.pdf19862015-03-01
178The Tao of AppleScript 1993.pdf19932015-03-01
179Macs for Teachers 3rd Edition 1997.pdf19972015-03-01
180Networking the Macintosh 1993.pdf19932015-03-02
181How to Do Everything With Your iMac 2nd edition 1997.pdf19972015-03-02
182Internet File Formats 1995.pdf19952015-03-04
183Graphics File Formats Second Edition 1996.pdf19962015-03-06
184Haydens PowerBook Power Book second edition 1993.pdf19932015-03-07
185The Mosaic Handbook for the Macintosh 1994.pdf19942015-03-07
186Eudora for Windows & Macintosh 1997.pdf19972015-03-07
187The Official American Online Tour Guide version Three 1997.pdf19972015-03-07
188PowerBook and iBook Digital Field Guide 2006.pdf20062015-03-07
189Troubleshooting & Repairing Computer Printers 2nd edition 1996.pdf19962015-03-12
190MacUser Hints & Tips for the Macintosh 1992.pdf19922015-03-13
191Painting on the Macintosh 1989.pdf19892015-03-14
192Welcome to Macintosh Multimedia 1994.pdf19942015-03-14
193The Macintosh Dictionary 1992.pdf19922015-03-15
194101 Ways to Use a Macintosh 1984.pdf19842015-03-29
195The Macintosh Advisor 1986.pdf19862015-03-29
196Encyclopedia Macintosh 1990.pdf19902015-03-29
197Introduction to Personal Computers 1990.pdf19902015-03-29
198Macintosh Productivity Tools 1990.pdf19902015-03-29
199JavaScript for Macintosh 1996.pdf19962015-03-29
200Macworld Mac OS 7.6 Bible 1997.pdf19972015-03-29
201The Macintosh Companion 1991.pdf19912015-04-02
202Dvoraks Inside Track for the Mac 1992.pdf19922015-04-02
203Cool Mac Clip Art Plus! 1993.pdf19932015-04-02
204Build Your Own Macintosh and Save a Bundle 1992.pdf19922015-04-09
205Music and the Macintosh 1989.pdf19892015-04-19
206The Computer Curmudgeon 1992.pdf19922015-04-19
207Mac OS 8 Revealed 1996.pdf19962015-04-19
208MacOffice 1985.pdf19852015-05-16
209Mac OS 8.5 Black Book 1999.pdf19992015-05-16
210Apple Macintosh Users Handbook 1985.pdf19852015-05-17
211Big Book of Apple Hacks 2008.pdf20082015-05-17
212APPLE MACINTOSH SERVICE GUIDE VOL1 1990.pdf19902015-06-11
213Macintosh Repair and Maintenance Chilton 1986.pdf19862015-07-25
214The Macintosh Bill OBrien 1984.pdf19842015-07-26
215Hidden Powers of the Macintosh 1985.pdf19852015-07-26
216Tips and Techniques for the Macintosh Computer 1985.pdf19852015-07-26
217Desktop Publishing 1986.pdf19862015-07-26
218Dr. Macintosh 2nd Edition 1992.pdf19922015-07-26
219The Mac Made Easy 1992.pdf19922015-07-26
220Bitchin Mac Programs 1993.pdf19932015-07-26
221Everything You Wanted To Know About The Mac 1993.pdf19932015-07-26
222Macworld The Best Of Mac Secrets 1994.pdf19942015-07-26
223Internet Security for your Macintosh 2001.pdf20012015-07-26
224Mac 911 2002.pdf20022015-07-26
225Macintosh IIci Special Options & Technical Information 1990.pdf19902015-09-18
226The Complete Scanner Toolkit Macintosh Edition 1992.pdf19922015-09-18
227The Macintosh Joker 1993.pdf19932015-09-18
228Graphics for the Macintosh 1985.pdf19852015-09-19
229MacOffice Using the Macintosh for Everything 1985.pdf19852015-09-19
230Macintosh Expansion Guide 1985.pdf19852015-09-19
231MacUser 1001 Hints & Tips 1988.pdf19882015-09-19
232The Macintosh II Reference Guide 1989.pdf19892015-09-19
233MacUser 1001 Tips & Tricks 1990.pdf19902015-09-19
234Macintosh Rapid Reference - Guide to System 7 The LaserWriter Family and Microsoft Word 5.0 1992.pdf19922015-09-19
235The Macintosh Do-It-Yourself Upgrade Book 1992.pdf19922015-09-19
236MacUser 1001 Hints & Tips 1993.pdf19932015-09-19
237Working with Word 5.1 3rd Edition 1993.pdf19932015-09-19
238Upgrading & Fixing Macs for Dummies 1994.pdf19942015-09-19
239MicroMac Marathon Accelerator User Guide V1.0 1995.pdf19952015-09-19
240Networking A Beginners Guide 2000.pdf20002015-09-19
241APPLE MACINTOSH SERVICE GUIDE VOL2 1992.pdf19922015-09-21
242Apple Daisy Wheel Printer Operators Guide 1982.pdf19822015-09-23
243Introducing the Apple Macintosh 1984.pdf19842015-10-11
244Using MacWrite and MacPaint 1984.pdf19842015-10-11
245Exploring Macintosh Concepts in Visually Oriented Computing 1989.pdf19892015-10-11
246SuperMac Sopectrum 8 Series III Users Manual 1989.pdf19892015-10-11
247Applied Engineering brochure 1990.pdf19902015-10-11
248Debugging Macintosh Software with MacsBug 1991.pdf19912015-10-11
249IBM PC and Macintosh Networking 1988.pdf19882015-10-12
250Up & Running with PageMaker on the Macintosh 1990.pdf19902015-10-12
251Macintosh System 7 at your Fingertips 1992.pdf19922015-10-12
252Apple Multiple Scan 15 Display Users Guide 1994.pdf19942015-10-12
253Inside Macintosh Networking 1994.pdf19942015-10-12
254Building and Maintaining an Intranet with the Macintosh 1996.pdf19962015-10-12
255The Easy Guide to Your Macintosh 1984.pdf19842015-10-24
256Understanding the Macintosh Computer 1984.pdf19842015-10-24
257Macintosh The Definitive Users Guide 1985.pdf19852015-10-24
258File Transfer Macintosh DEC VAX 1989.pdf19892015-10-24
259Understanding Hard Disk Management on the Macintosh 1989.pdf19892015-10-24
260The Color Mac 1992.pdf19922015-10-24
261Troubleshooting Your Macintosh 1992.pdf19922015-10-24
262The MacWrite Pro Book 1993.pdf19932015-10-24
263VooDoo Mac through 7.5 2nd Edition 1994.pdf19942015-10-24
264The Power Mac Book 1995.pdf19952015-10-24
265The Little iMac Book 3rd Edition 2002.pdf20022015-10-24
266AppleCD 300i Plus 1994.pdf19942015-10-25
267Mac Power Using Macintosh Software 1985.pdf19852015-10-30
268Live Wired Networking Made Simple 1993.pdf19932015-10-30
269Mac Answers Certified Tech Support 1999.pdf19992015-10-30
270How the Mac Works 2000.pdf20002015-10-30
271The Macintosh Reader 1992.pdf19922015-10-31
2721001 Things To Do With Your Macintosh 1984.pdf19842015-11-11
273MacAccess Information in Motion 1987.pdf19872015-11-12
274The Macintosh Small Business Companion 1989.pdf19892015-11-12
275Desktop Marketing With The Macintosh 1992.pdf19922015-11-12
276Guide to the Macintosh Underground 1993.pdf19932015-11-12
277Mactintosh VisiRef System 7.5 Edition 1994.pdf19942015-11-12
278Micron Technology Xceed SE-3010-78 1989.pdf19892015-11-15
279Micron Technology Xceed SE-306-48 1989.pdf19892015-11-15
280Teach Yourself WordPerfect Mac 2.1 1994.pdf19942015-11-29
281Danny Goodmans Macintosh Handbook featuring System 7 1992.pdf19922016-01-02
282Macintosh Switchers Guide 2004.pdf20042016-01-02
283Presenting the Macintosh 1984.pdf19842016-01-03
284The Personal Computer Handbook 1984.pdf19842016-01-03
285Intro to Macintosh 1985.pdf19852016-01-03
286Macintosh A Concise Guide to Applications Software 1985.pdf19852016-01-03
287The Apple Macintosh Book Second Edition 1985.pdf19852016-01-03
288The Mac Idiot Book 1987.pdf19872016-01-03
289The Graphic Designers Basic Guide to The Macintosh 1990.pdf19902016-01-03
290Desktop Publishing Secrets 1992.pdf19922016-01-03
291Macintosh Rapid Reference Guide to the LaserWriter Family 1992.pdf19922016-01-03
292Macintosh Guide for MS-DOS Users 1989.pdf19892016-01-14
293PC Care Manual 1987.pdf19872016-01-23
294Apple Macintosh Encyclopedia 1985.pdf19852016-01-24
295Simply Amazing Internet for Macintosh 1995.pdf19952016-01-27
296Apple LocalTalk Cable System Owners Guide 1987.pdf19872016-03-05
297A Macintosh Journey 1991.pdf19912016-03-05
298Asante EN-SC & Mini EN-SC SCSI to Ethernat Adapter documentation 1993.pdf19932016-03-05
299Approaching Macintosh 1986.pdf19862016-03-06
300Desktop Publishing with Pagemaker 1987.pdf19872016-03-06
301Mac Multimedia Handbook 1990.pdf19902016-03-06
302Macintosh Hypermedia Volume 1 1990.pdf19902016-03-06
303MacUser Guide to Connectivity 1993.pdf19932016-03-06
304Mac Screamer 1994.pdf19942016-03-06
305Mactintosh Multimedia Machine 1994.pdf19942016-03-06
306Beyond The Mac is not a Typewriter 1996.pdf19962016-03-06
307Desktop Computing Workbook 1996.pdf19962016-03-06
308Mac OS8 Book 1997.pdf19972016-03-06
309The Little Mac Book 1990.pdf19902016-03-07
310The Mac is not a Typewriter 1990.pdf19902016-03-07
311Maximizing Your Mac 1992.pdf19922016-03-07
312Quicktime Making Movies With Your Macintosh 1993.pdf19932016-03-07
313Old Farts Guide to the Macintosh 2nd Edition 2004.pdf20042016-03-07
314Using the Macintosh 1994.pdf19942016-03-08