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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.

11001 Things To Do With Your Macintosh 1984.pdf19842015-11-11
2101 Ways to Use a Macintosh 1984.pdf19842015-03-29
3A Macintosh Journey 1991.pdf19912016-03-05
4Apple Daisy Wheel Printer Operators Guide 1982.pdf19822015-09-23
5Apple Dot Matrix Printer operators guide 1982.pdf19822014-05-26
6Apple LocalTalk Cable System Owners Guide 1987.pdf19872016-03-05
7Apple Macintosh Encyclopedia 1985.pdf19852016-01-24
8APPLE MACINTOSH SERVICE GUIDE VOL1 1990.pdf19902015-06-11
9APPLE MACINTOSH SERVICE GUIDE VOL2 1992.pdf19922015-09-21
10Apple Macintosh Users Handbook 1985.pdf19852015-05-17
11Apple Multiple Scan 15 Display Users Guide 1994.pdf19942015-10-12
12Apple Service Source Power Mac G4 Cube 1993.pdf19932014-07-24
13Apple Technology Update - Mac OS 7.6 January 1997.pdf19972014-09-16
14AppleCD 300i Plus 1994.pdf19942015-10-25
15AppleCD SC Plus Owners Guide 1991.pdf19912014-12-16
16AppleTalk Remote Access 3.0 Users Manual 199x.pdf199x2014-12-08
17AppleTalk Remote Access Users Guide 1991.pdf19912014-12-31
18Applied Engineering brochure 1990.pdf19902015-10-11
19Approaching Macintosh 1986.pdf19862016-03-06
20Asante EN-SC & Mini EN-SC SCSI to Ethernat Adapter documentation 1993.pdf19932016-03-05
21Beyond The Mac is not a Typewriter 1996.pdf19962016-03-06
22Big Book of Apple Hacks 2008.pdf20082015-05-17
23Big Mac Secrets Que 1992.pdf19922014-07-15
24Bitchin Mac Programs 1993.pdf19932015-07-26
25Build Your Own Macintosh and Save a Bundle 1992.pdf19922015-04-09
26Building and Maintaining an Intranet with the Macintosh 1996.pdf19962015-10-12
27Color Publishing on the Macintosh 1992.pdf19922015-01-03
28Color Stylewriter 1500 Manual 1996.pdf19962014-07-15
29CompUSA Macintosh Products Guide Winter 1992.pdf19922014-11-06
30Cool Mac Clip Art Plus! 1993.pdf19932015-04-02
31Danny Goodmans HyperCard Developers Guide 1988.pdf19882015-01-17
32Danny Goodmans Macintosh Handbook featuring System 7 1992.pdf19922016-01-02
33Debugging Macintosh Software with MacsBug 1991.pdf19912015-10-11
34Desktop Computing Workbook 1996.pdf19962016-03-06
35Desktop Marketing With The Macintosh 1992.pdf19922015-11-12
36Desktop Publishing 1986.pdf19862015-07-26
37Desktop Publishing Secrets 1992.pdf19922016-01-03
38Desktop Publishing with Pagemaker 1987.pdf19872016-03-06
39Desperately Seeking Solutions 1993.pdf19932014-09-22
40Dr. Macintosh 1989.pdf19892014-07-23
41Dr. Macintosh 2nd Edition 1992.pdf19922015-07-26
42Drawing on the Macintosh revised edition 1992.pdf19922014-10-22
43Dvoraks Inside Track for the Mac 1992.pdf19922015-04-02
44Easy Macintosh Que 1992.pdf19922014-07-14
45Encyclopedia Macintosh 1990.pdf19902015-03-29
46Encylopedia Macintosh Software Instant Reference 1990.pdf19902014-12-31
47Eudora for Windows & Macintosh 1997.pdf19972015-03-07
48Everything You Wanted To Know About The Mac 1993.pdf19932015-07-26
49eWorld The Official Guide for Macintosh Users 1994.pdf19942015-01-06
50Exploring Macintosh Concepts in Visually Oriented Computing 1989.pdf19892015-10-11
51File Transfer Macintosh DEC VAX 1989.pdf19892015-10-24
52Friendly Macintosh 1993.pdf19932014-12-31
53Graphics File Formats Second Edition 1996.pdf19962015-03-06
54Graphics for the Macintosh 1985.pdf19852015-09-19
55Groupware for the Macintosh 1991.pdf19912014-12-31
56Guide to Macintosh System 7.5.5 1996.pdf19962014-11-06
57Guide to Macintosh System 7.6 update 1997.pdf19971997-08-20
58Guide to the Macintosh Underground 1993.pdf19932015-11-12
59Haydens PowerBook Power Book second edition 1993.pdf19932015-03-07
60Help! The Mac Answer Book 1992.pdf19922014-09-23
61Hidden Powers of the Macintosh 1985.pdf19852015-07-26
62High-Tech Marketing Companion 1993.pdf19932015-01-08
63How Macs Work 1993.pdf19932014-11-07
64How Macs Work 1996.pdf19962014-11-07
65How the Mac Works 2000.pdf20002015-10-30
66How to Do Everything With Your iMac 2nd edition 1997.pdf19972015-03-02
67IBM PC and Macintosh Networking 1988.pdf19882015-10-12
68Inside Apples ProDOS 1984.pdf19842015-01-06
69Inside Macintosh Networking 1994.pdf19942015-10-12
70Inside the Apple Macintosh - Held Norton 1989.pdf19892014-07-15
71Internet File Formats 1995.pdf19952015-03-04
72Internet Security for your Macintosh 2001.pdf20012015-07-26
73Internet Starter Kit for Macintosh 2nd Edition 1994.pdf19942014-11-06
74Internet Starter Kit for Macintosh 3rd edition 1995.pdf19952014-11-24
75Internet Starter Kit for the Macintosh 4th Edition 1996.pdf19961997-08-19
76Intro to Macintosh 1985.pdf19852016-01-03
77Introducing the Apple Macintosh 1984.pdf19842015-10-11
78Introduction to Macintosh System 7 1991.pdf19912014-09-01
79Introduction to Personal Computers 1990.pdf19902015-03-29
80JavaScript for Macintosh 1996.pdf19962015-03-29
81Live Wired Networking Made Simple 1993.pdf19932015-10-30
82Mac-graphics 2nd edition 1993.pdf19932015-01-03
83Mac 911 2002.pdf20022015-07-26
84Mac Answers 1999.pdf19992014-09-23
85Mac Answers 2nd Edition 2000.pdf20002014-09-23
86Mac Answers Certified Tech Support 1999.pdf19992015-10-30
87Mac Multimedia Handbook 1990.pdf19902016-03-06
88Mac OS8 Book 1997.pdf19972016-03-06
89Mac OS 7.6 for Dummies 1997.pdf19972014-09-02
90Mac OS 7.6 Installation Manual 1997.pdf19972014-12-31
91Mac OS 8.4 SAMS Teach Yourself in 24 Hours 1999.pdf19992014-07-25
92Mac OS 8.5 Black Book 1999.pdf19992015-05-16
93Mac OS 8 Revealed 1996.pdf19962015-04-19
94Mac OS 9 for Dummies 1999.pdf19992014-12-10
95Mac OS 9 The Complete Reference 2000.pdf20002014-12-13
96Mac OS 9 The Missing Manual 2000.pdf20002014-12-10
97Mac Power Using Macintosh Software 1985.pdf19852015-10-30
98Mac Screamer 1994.pdf19942016-03-06
99Mac System 7.5 for Dummies 1994.pdf19942014-07-25
100Mac Work Mac Play 1984.pdf19842015-03-01
101MacAccess Information in Motion 1987.pdf19872015-11-12
102Macbook The Indespensible Guide to Macintosh Software and Hardware 1985.pdf19852014-11-05
103Macintosh ... The Naked Truth 2002.pdf20022014-12-31
104Macintosh A Concise Guide to Applications Software 1985.pdf19852016-01-03
105Macintosh Complete - Doug Clapp - 1984.pdf19842013-10-09
106Macintosh Computers Service Guide Volume III July 1994.pdf19942014-12-10
107Macintosh Crash Course 1995.pdf19952014-10-22
108Macintosh DESIGN to PRODUCTION the Definitive Guide 1995.pdf19952014-12-13
109Macintosh Desktop Presentations 1990.pdf19902014-12-31
110Macintosh Expansion Guide 1985.pdf19852015-09-19
111Macintosh Guide for MS-DOS Users 1989.pdf19892016-01-14
112Macintosh Hard Disk Management 1992.pdf19922014-09-23
113Macintosh Hypermedia Volume 1 1990.pdf19902016-03-06
114Macintosh II Repair and Upgrade Secrets 1991.pdf19912014-05-26
115Macintosh IIci Special Options & Technical Information 1990.pdf19902015-09-18
116Macintosh Inside Out ResEdit Complete 1991.pdf19912014-12-09
117Macintosh Multi-media Workshop 1993.pdf19932014-12-03
118Macintosh Paperwork Integrating Microsoft Products 1986.pdf19862014-12-14
119Macintosh Productivity Tools 1990.pdf19902015-03-29
120Macintosh Rapid Reference - Guide to System 7 The LaserWriter Family and Microsoft Word 5.0 1992.pdf19922015-09-19
121Macintosh Rapid Reference Guide to the LaserWriter Family 1992.pdf19922016-01-03
122Macintosh Reference 1990.pdf19902014-09-01
123Macintosh Repair & Upgrade Secrets 1990.pdf19902014-07-14
124Macintosh Repair and Maintenance Chilton 1986.pdf19862015-07-25
125Macintosh Revelations 1995.pdf19952014-12-19
126Macintosh Revelations 2nd Edition System 8 1998.pdf19982014-07-23
127Macintosh SE 30 Owners Guide 1988.pdf19882014-12-31
128Macintosh Slick Tricks 1994.pdf19942014-09-22
129Macintosh Switchers Guide 2004.pdf20042016-01-02
130Macintosh System 7.5 Upgrade Guide 1994.pdf19942014-07-23
131Macintosh System 7 At Your Fingertips 1991.pdf19912014-12-20
132Macintosh System 7 at your Fingertips 1992.pdf19922015-10-12
133Macintosh The Definitive Users Guide 1985.pdf19852015-10-24
134Macintosh Troubleshooting Pocket Guide 2003.pdf20032014-07-23
135Macintosh Users Guide for desktop Macintosh computers 1993.pdf19932014-07-14
136Macintosh Windows Integration 1999.pdf19992014-10-22
137MacLANs Local Area Networking with the Macintosh 1988.pdf19882014-12-10
138Maclopedia 1996.pdf19962014-09-16
139MacOffice 1985.pdf19852015-05-16
140MacOffice Using the Macintosh for Everything 1985.pdf19852015-09-19
141Macs for Dummies 2nd Edition 1993.pdf19932014-12-31
142Macs for Teachers 3rd Edition 1997.pdf19972015-03-01
143Mactintosh Multimedia Machine 1994.pdf19942016-03-06
144Mactintosh VisiRef System 7.5 Edition 1994.pdf19942015-11-12
145MacUser 1001 Hints & Tips 1988.pdf19882015-09-19
146MacUser 1001 Hints & Tips 1993.pdf19932015-09-19
147MacUser 1001 Tips & Tricks 1990.pdf19902015-09-19
148MacUser Guide to Connectivity 1993.pdf19932016-03-06
149MacUser Hints & Tips for the Macintosh 1992.pdf19922015-03-13
150MacUser The Power Users Manual 1986.pdf19862014-07-15
151MacWEEK Upgrading and Repairing Your Mac 1995.pdf19952014-07-14
152MacWorld 9011 November 1990.pdf19902014-11-06
153MacWorld Books Supermac 1985.pdf19852014-09-01
154MacWorld Complete Mac Handbook 2nd Edition 1993.pdf19932014-10-05
155MacWorld Home Office Companion 1996.pdf19962014-10-30
156Macworld Mac OS 7.6 Bible 1997.pdf19972015-03-29
157MacWorld Mac OS 9 Bible 2000.pdf20002014-09-01
158MacWorld Mac OS X Bible thru 10.1 2002.pdf20022014-12-03
159MacWorld Mac OS X Leopard Bible 2008.pdf20082014-12-05
160MacWorld Mac OS X Lion Bible 2011.pdf20112014-12-03
161Macworld Mac Secrets 5th Edition 1999.pdf19992014-09-03
162MacWorld Mac Upgrade and Repair Bible 1998.pdf19982014-09-01
163MacWorld Mac Upgrade and Repaire Bible 2nd Edition 2000.pdf20002014-09-02
164MacWorld Macintosh Secrets 1993.pdf19932014-09-03
165Macworld Networking Bible 2nd Edition 1994.pdf19942014-09-01
166MacWorld PageMaker 5 Bible 1994.pdf19942014-11-28
167MacWorld Read Me First Book 1991.pdf19912014-09-22
168Macworld System 7.5 Bible 3rd Edition 1994.pdf19942014-05-26
169MacWorld The Best of Mac FAQs 1995.pdf19952014-09-06
170Macworld The Best Of Mac Secrets 1994.pdf19942015-07-26
171MacWorld The Fully Powered Mac 1988.pdf19882014-09-18
172MacWorld Ultimate Mac CDROM 1994.pdf19942014-09-02
173MacWorld Web Essentials 1995.pdf19952014-09-01
174MadWorld Complete Mac Handbook 1991.pdf19912014-09-02
175Mastering Pagemaker 4 on The Macintosh 1991.pdf19912014-11-06
176Mastering Your Macintosh 1984.pdf19842014-07-15
177Mastering Your Macintosh Software 1985.pdf19852014-07-15
178Maximizing Your Mac 1992.pdf19922016-03-07
179MicroMac Marathon Accelerator User Guide V1.0 1995.pdf19952015-09-19
180Micron Technology Xceed SE-3010-78 1989.pdf19892015-11-15
181Micron Technology Xceed SE-306-48 1989.pdf19892015-11-15
182Microsoft Office 4.2 Macintosh Survival Guide 1995.pdf19952014-12-18
183Microsoft Office 98 at a Glance Macintosh Edition 1998.pdf19982014-11-25
184Music and the Macintosh 1989.pdf19892015-04-19
185Navigating System 7 1994.pdf19942014-12-18
186Navigating the Internet with your Macintosh 1995.pdf19952014-11-29
187Netscape Guide to Internet Research 2nd edition 1998.pdf19982014-10-26
188Netscape Internet Business Starter Kit 1998.pdf19982014-12-31
189Netscape Navigator (v 1.1) 1995.pdf19952014-12-20
190Netscape Navigator 3.0 Book Macintosh Edition 1996.pdf19962014-12-19
191Networking A Beginners Guide 2000.pdf20002015-09-19
192Networking the Macintosh 1993.pdf19932015-03-02
193Norton Utilities on the Macintosh 1991.pdf19912014-11-06
194Not So Obvious Introduction to Patent Law 2013.pdf20132014-09-02
195Office 98 for Macintosh 1998.pdf19982014-12-10
196Old Farts Guide to the Macintosh 2nd Edition 2004.pdf20042016-03-07
197OS 8.1 Emergency Handbook 1998.pdf19982014-09-22
198Outside the Apple Macintosh 1992.pdf19922014-07-23
199PageMaker 4.0 Macintosh Version Instant Reference 1991.pdf19912014-11-22
200PageMaker Desktop Puglishing on the Macintosh 1989.pdf19892014-12-20
201Painting on the Macintosh 1989.pdf19892015-03-14
202PC Care Manual 1987.pdf19872016-01-23
203Photoshop for Macintosh 3 1995.pdf19952014-11-22
204Photoshop for Macintosh 4 1997.pdf19972014-11-22
205PowerBook and iBook Digital Field Guide 2006.pdf20062015-03-07
206Presenting the Macintosh 1984.pdf19842016-01-03
207Programming the LaserWriter Holzgang 1991.pdf19912014-07-15
208Protect Your Macintosh 1994.pdf19942015-02-01
209Publishing on the World Wide Web for Macintosh 1995.pdf19951997-08-19
210Ques Mac Classic Book 1992.pdf19922014-10-15
211Quicktime Making Movies With Your Macintosh 1993.pdf19932016-03-07
212Sad Macs Bombs and other Disasters 4th Edition 2000.pdf20002014-12-04
213Sad Macs Bombs Disasters 3rd edition 1997.pdf19972014-12-10
214SAMS Printer Connection Bible 1988.pdf19882015-01-18
215Service Guide Macintosh Computers March 1991.pdf19912014-12-16
216Simply Amazing Internet for Macintosh 1995.pdf19952016-01-27
217SuperMac Sopectrum 8 Series III Users Manual 1989.pdf19892015-10-11
218System 7 Revealed Macintosh Inside Out 1991.pdf19912014-07-24
219Teach Yourself Macintosh in 24 Hours 1997.pdf19972014-11-06
220Teach Yourself WordPerfect Mac 2.1 1994.pdf19942015-11-29
221Telecommunications The Macintosh Modem Book 1992.pdf19922014-12-09
222The Apple Macintosh Book 3rd edition 1988.pdf19882014-10-22
223The Apple Macintosh Book Cary Lu 1984.pdf19842014-07-15
224The Apple Macintosh Book Second Edition 1985.pdf19852016-01-03
225The Audible Macintosh 1992.pdf19922014-11-28
226The Big Mac Book Que 1989.pdf19892014-07-15
227The Color Mac 1992.pdf19922015-10-24
228The Complete Idiots Guide to Mac OS 8.5 1998.pdf19982014-07-25
229The Complete Macintosh Sourcebook 1985.pdf19852014-11-06
230The Complete Scanner Handbook for Desktop Publishing Macintosh Edition 1992.pdf19922014-12-11
231The Complete Scanner Toolkit Macintosh Edition 1992.pdf19922015-09-18
232The Computer Curmudgeon 1992.pdf19922015-04-19
233The Dead Mac Scrolls 1992.pdf19922013-12-31
234The Easy Guide to Your Macintosh 1984.pdf19842015-10-24
235The Graphic Designers Basic Guide to The Macintosh 1990.pdf19902016-01-03
236The Little iMac Book 3rd Edition 2002.pdf20022015-10-24
237The Little Mac Book 1990.pdf19902016-03-07
238The Little Mac Book 2nd Edition 1991.pdf19912014-10-30
239The Little Network Book for Windows and Macintosh 1999.pdf19992014-12-02
240The Mac Bathroom Reader 1994.pdf19942015-02-01
241The Mac Demystified 1998.pdf19982014-09-23
242The Mac Idiot Book 1987.pdf19872016-01-03
243The Mac is not a Typewriter 1990.pdf19902016-03-07
244The Mac Made Easy 1992.pdf19922015-07-26
245The Mac OS8 Book 1997.pdf19972014-11-29
246The Mac Shareware 500 Second Edition 1994.pdf19942014-10-11
247The Macintosh Advisor 1986.pdf19862015-03-29
248The Macintosh Bible 1st edition 1986.pdf19862015-03-01
249The Macintosh Bible 2nd edition 1989.pdf19892014-05-26
250The Macintosh Bible 3rd Edition 1991.pdf19912014-05-26
251The Macintosh Bible 4th edition 1992.pdf19922014-05-26
252The Macintosh Bible 5th Edition 1994.pdf19942014-07-14
253The Macintosh Bible 6th Edition 1996.pdf19962014-07-14
254The Macintosh Bible 7th Edition 1998.pdf19982014-09-02
255The Macintosh Bible 8th edition 2002.pdf20022014-05-26
256The Macintosh Bible Guide To System 7.1 1992.pdf19922014-12-30
257The Macintosh Bible Guide to System 7 1991.pdf19912014-07-14
258The Macintosh Bible What Do I Do Now Book 1991.pdf19912014-05-26
259The Macintosh Bible What Do I Do Now Book 1994.pdf19942014-07-14
260The Macintosh Bill OBrien 1984.pdf19842015-07-26
261The Macintosh Companion 1991.pdf19912015-04-02
262The Macintosh Designers Guide to Digital Imaging 1996.pdf19962014-10-22
263The Macintosh Dictionary 1992.pdf19922015-03-15
264The Macintosh Do-It-Yourself Upgrade Book 1992.pdf19922015-09-19
265The Macintosh Font Book 3rd edition 1996.pdf19962014-12-10
266The Macintosh Hard Disk Companion 1992.pdf19922014-11-08
267The Macintosh II Reference Guide 1989.pdf19892015-09-19
268The Macintosh Joker 1993.pdf19932015-09-18
269The Macintosh Reader 1992.pdf19922015-10-31
270The Macintosh Small Business Companion 1989.pdf19892015-11-12
271The Macintosh System Fitness Plan (system 7.5) 1995.pdf19952014-11-22
272The MacWrite Pro Book 1993.pdf19932015-10-24
273The Mosaic Handbook for the Macintosh 1994.pdf19942015-03-07
274The Official America Online for Macintosh Tour Guide version 3 1997.pdf19972015-01-17
275The Official America Online Tour Guide third edition 1997.pdf19972015-01-03
276The Official American Online Tour Guide version Three 1997.pdf19972015-03-07
277The Personal Computer Handbook 1984.pdf19842016-01-03
278The Power Mac Book 1995.pdf19952015-10-24
279The PowerPC Macintosh Book 1994.pdf19942014-12-11
280The System 7.5 Book 1994.pdf19942014-07-24
281The System 7 Book 1991.pdf19912014-07-23
282The Tao of AppleScript 1993.pdf19932015-03-01
283The Well Connected Macintosh 1987.pdf19872014-09-23
284The Whole Mac Solutions for the Creative Professional 1996.pdf19961997-08-19
285This Mac is MINE 1992.pdf19922014-12-12
286Tips and Techniques for the Macintosh Computer 1985.pdf19852015-07-26
287Totally Rad Mac Programs 2nd Edition 1994.pdf19942014-11-28
288Troubleshooting & Repairing Computer Printers 2nd edition 1996.pdf19962015-03-12
289Troubleshooting Your Macintosh 1992.pdf19922015-10-24
290Understanding Hard Disk Management on the Macintosh 1989.pdf19892015-10-24
291Understanding the Macintosh Computer 1984.pdf19842015-10-24
292Up & Running with PageMaker on the Macintosh 1990.pdf19902015-10-12
293Upgrade Your Macintosh and Save a Bundle 1991.pdf19912014-12-11
294Upgrading & Fixing Macs for Dummies 1994.pdf19942015-09-19
295Upgrading and Repairing Macs Que 1994.pdf19942014-07-14
296Upgrading and Troubleshooting your Mac 2000.pdf20002014-12-04
297Upgrading your Mac Illustrated 1994.pdf19942014-10-05
298Using Mac OS 8.5 1998.pdf19982014-07-25
299Using MacWrite and MacPaint 1984.pdf19842015-10-11
300Using Office 4.2 for Macintosh 1994.pdf19942014-12-17
301Using the Macintosh 1994.pdf19942016-03-08
302Using The Macintosh With System 7 1992.pdf19922014-11-09
303Visual Quickstart Guide Photoshop for Macintosh 3 1995.pdf19952014-12-30
304VooDoo Mac through 7.5 2nd Edition 1994.pdf19942015-10-24
305Web Publishers Design Guide for Macintosh 2nd Edition 1997.pdf19972014-12-10
306Web Server Construction Kit for Macintosh 1996.pdf19962015-02-01
307WebMaster Macintosh 1995.pdf19952015-01-06
308Welcome To ... The Macintosh- From Mystery to Mastery 1993.pdf19932014-12-30
309Welcome to Macintosh Multimedia 1994.pdf19942015-03-14
310Working with Word 5.1 3rd Edition 1993.pdf19932015-09-19
311Working with Word second edition version 4 1989.pdf19892014-11-22
312World Wide WEb Starter Kit for Macintosh 1995.pdf19952014-11-22
313Your First Mac 1993.pdf19932015-01-18
314Zen & the Art of Macintosh 1986.pdf19862014-11-05