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  • Originally posted by VieuxChat View Post
    Question for you all:

    wich software do you use to manage your private library ?

    I' m trying this one for the moment:

    http://www.soft-creation.fr/Bibliotheque-Livres.html

    Any advice would be welcome.
    I use this. You can register the first 250 books for free. After that it costs a little money. I paid $25 for a lifetime membership. THere are discussion groups for literally every topic out there. It also has a good book recommendation selector. Every book has it's own page which links to Amazon,abebooks and Barnes & Nobles. It will tell you the closet library that will have a particular book. I highly recommend it!


    http://librarything.com
    If the art of war were nothing but the art of avoiding risks,glory would become the prey of mediocre minds. Napoleon

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    • I use my bookshelves, storage cabinets, and my often forgetful mind. Sometimes that leaves me wondering where I last left a book I now wanted to look at, but then I also run across old friends that I should take another look through their pages...

      Sincerely,
      M
      We are not now that strength which in old days
      Moved earth and heaven; that which we are we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts
      Made weak by time and fate but strong in will
      To strive to seek to find and not to yield.

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      • I use this. You can register the first 250 books for free. After that it costs a little money. I paid $25 for a lifetime membership. THere are discussion groups for literally every topic out there. It also has a good book recommendation selector. Every book has it's own page which links to Amazon,abebooks and Barnes & Nobles. It will tell you the closet library that will have a particular book. I highly recommend it!
        Many thanks Legate, I will have a close look at it, it seem quite similar to the one I' m testing.

        I use my bookshelves, storage cabinets, and my often forgetful mind. Sometimes that leaves me wondering where I last left a book I now wanted to look at, but then I also run across old friends that I should take another look through their pages...
        Well said. Books got soul.
        "To hell wars Grudges and parties ! As our fathers Sing in real friends, The clink of glasses Roses and lilies. The clink of glasses Roses and lilies."

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        • Yes, they do-very well said.

          Sincerely,
          M
          We are not now that strength which in old days
          Moved earth and heaven; that which we are we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts
          Made weak by time and fate but strong in will
          To strive to seek to find and not to yield.

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          • Any good book about the 1793-1794
            battles (or campaigns) between France and Great-Britain ?

            (Hondschoote 1793, Tourcoing 1794 ..etc)
            "To hell wars Grudges and parties ! As our fathers Sing in real friends, The clink of glasses Roses and lilies. The clink of glasses Roses and lilies."

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            • Hi,
              If you do nothing else in your life you have already achieved the highest of recognition for your posting of the Gallica links to E. Fort etc.

              I have spent a considerable amount of time downloading all i could find on this site and have already started to clean up the images and re-assemble the books.

              Fantastic site, thanks eternally for the heads up.

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              • Originally posted by Major Kokup View Post
                Hi,
                If you do nothing else in your life you have already achieved the highest of recognition for your posting of the Gallica links to E. Fort etc.

                I have spent a considerable amount of time downloading all i could find on this site and have already started to clean up the images and re-assemble the books.

                Fantastic site, thanks eternally for the heads up.
                Thanks for the rep Major. Enjoy the site!

                Paul
                ‘Tis said his form is tiny, yet
                All human ills he can subdue,
                Or with a bauble or medal
                Can win mans heart for you;
                And many a blessing know to stew
                To make a megloamaniac bright;
                Give honour to the dainty Corse,
                The Pixie is a little shite.

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                • Just to let you all know,




                  I have read this book through twice since it arrived via my postman on the 12th May. I had to read it through again in order to make notes. After I have had the time to check up on one or two things, I will post my critique on the book.

                  I brought it pre-ordered, at Pen and Sword for 20.00 including Postage. Amazon has it on sale for 31.00 Euros new.

                  Paul
                  Last edited by Dibble201Bty; 22 May 12, 19:51.
                  ‘Tis said his form is tiny, yet
                  All human ills he can subdue,
                  Or with a bauble or medal
                  Can win mans heart for you;
                  And many a blessing know to stew
                  To make a megloamaniac bright;
                  Give honour to the dainty Corse,
                  The Pixie is a little shite.

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                  • Waiting for your review
                    "To hell wars Grudges and parties ! As our fathers Sing in real friends, The clink of glasses Roses and lilies. The clink of glasses Roses and lilies."

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                    • Originally posted by VieuxChat View Post
                      Waiting for your review
                      I don't know how long it will take, hopefully no longer than a week as I have to make the time in a busy period.

                      Has anyone else read the book perchance ?

                      Paul
                      ‘Tis said his form is tiny, yet
                      All human ills he can subdue,
                      Or with a bauble or medal
                      Can win mans heart for you;
                      And many a blessing know to stew
                      To make a megloamaniac bright;
                      Give honour to the dainty Corse,
                      The Pixie is a little shite.

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                      • It isn't offered on Amazon over here yet-not until September. I hope it isn't another of those unsupported diatribes like the one that came out a couple of years ago by a retired French general and Ben Weider.

                        I'm looking forward to your review very much.

                        Sincerely,
                        M
                        We are not now that strength which in old days
                        Moved earth and heaven; that which we are we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts
                        Made weak by time and fate but strong in will
                        To strive to seek to find and not to yield.

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                        • Originally posted by Massena View Post
                          It isn't offered on Amazon over here yet-not until September. I hope it isn't another of those unsupported diatribes like the one that came out a couple of years ago by a retired French general and Ben Weider.

                          I'm looking forward to your review very much.

                          Sincerely,
                          M
                          All I'll say at the moment is that It's worth getting.

                          Paul
                          ‘Tis said his form is tiny, yet
                          All human ills he can subdue,
                          Or with a bauble or medal
                          Can win mans heart for you;
                          And many a blessing know to stew
                          To make a megloamaniac bright;
                          Give honour to the dainty Corse,
                          The Pixie is a little shite.

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                          • That's all U needed to say to convince me Paul...

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                            • Me too.

                              Sincerely,
                              K
                              We are not now that strength which in old days
                              Moved earth and heaven; that which we are we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts
                              Made weak by time and fate but strong in will
                              To strive to seek to find and not to yield.

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                              • Bugger, Me too now.
                                An 18th century Imagi nation blog set in England/

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