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How shall I specify the URL to a page in a book in Google Books?

In the given example, the URL is: https://books.google.com/books?id=rAy-NliGEPMC&lpg=PA126&pg=PA126#v=onepage&q&f=false The URL could also be written as: https://books.google.com/books?...
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How do I copy the URL to a book without editing it and without including the original search terms?

Resolved in the new Google Books I was able to reproduce your issue in Google Books classic, but when I switched over to the new Google Books, there was a dismissible lightbox instead. After closing ...
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How to download a public domain Google Books ebook?

Really following your link I see that I could download PDF using an option under the right-top "wheel" button. But I see it as logged Google user.
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From old to new layout in Google books

Both the old and new Google Books have a settings icon (). When you are in the new Books, there is an option to "Go back to classic Google Books." When you are in the Old Books, there is ...
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Is it possible to purchase or rent a book from Google Books?

The possibility to buy a book on Google Books depends on the book. For those that are available to be purchased in Google Books there is a red "BUY EBOOK" button. This button will open the ...
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How can I copy-paste segments from Google Books?

Highlight a section, then choose the "Search Google" option. That will open a new window in your browser where the text will have been used for a search. Just go to the search field, triple click to ...
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How to view Google Books previews on mobile device (Android or iOS)?

My phone doesn't have space to download more google apps so what a I do is insert that after the id tag in the URL: &pg=PA0&newbks=1&source=gb_mobile_entity For example https://books....
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How to view Google Books previews on mobile device (Android or iOS)?

I think that you are missing that some books in Google Books are only available as they were scanned from libraries. If they isn't mobile friendly format you should get a device with a bigger screen. ...
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How to open an element, such as a picture, in an iframe on a Google Books webpage (or the iframe itself), in a new tab?

This is accomplished with the CSS rule user-select: none; Note that Opera uses "-webkit-user-select" because this CSS is still experimental. Extensions like RightToClick on Firefox override this. ...
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How do I get all the plain text from a Google Books full-view book?

Download the book as PDF (from the "gear" menu on the book's page in Google Books), and open the file in a PDF reader such as Adobe Acrobat Reader or Apple Preview. From there you can Select ...
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Finding search query of Google Books results

Is Google Books returning items where a search string does not appear? Yes. I noticed that sometimes books are returned that are related (or not?) to the query that you searched for, but don't ...
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