Books

Published by DavidB on Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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This is a small selection of e-books that I was able to collect when publishers produce content for the eBookMan. Some of them are books that I published through my website, Virtual Sky Publishing. I am posting them here for historical preservation only. All rights remain with their copyright owners.

Franklin Reader

Bibles
FUBKing James Old Testament FUBKing James New Testament
Classic Novels
FUBAlan Quartermain;
H. Rider Haggard; 1887
FUBBlue Lagoon;
Henry De Vere Stacpoole; 1908
FUBCall of the Wild;
Jack London; 1903
FUBKing Solomon’s Mines;
H. Rider Haggard; 1885
FUBThe Return of Tarzan;
Edgar Rice Burroughs; 1913
FUBThe Sea-Wolf;
Jack London; 1904
FUBTarzan of the Apes;
Edgar Rice Burroughs; 1912
FUBA Thief in the Night;
E. W. Hornung; 1905
FUBThe Time Machine;
H. G. Wells; 1895
FUBWar of the Worlds;
H.G. Wells; 1897
FUBMasque of the Red Death;
Edgar Allan Poe; 1842
FUBA Christmas Carol;
Charles Dickens; 1905
FUBThe Garden of God;
Henry De Vere Stacpoole; 1923
FUBThe Railway Children;
E. Nesbit; 1906
FUBThe Mysterious Affair at Styles;
Agatha Christie; 1921
FUBChildren’s Christmas Stories;
Various Authors; 1900s

Contemporary Novels
FUBPillar of Fire;
Ray Bradbury; 1948
FUBThe Giants From Outer Space;
Robert W. Krepps; 1954
FUBPlague Ship;
Andre Norton; 1956

FUBThe Time Traders;
Andre Norton; 1958

Linux Documentation (from 2003 archive of virtualsky.net)
FUBWindow Maker FAQs;
 
We’re huge Window Maker fans, here at Virtual Sky. So, we’re pleased to have compiled for you the complete FAQ directory from Window Maker’s home page (www.windowmaker.org) into eBookMan format. Now’s your chance to start using, what we consider to be, the best windows anager ever written.
FUBInstalling Linux How-To;
 
This document covers the installation of most downloadable Linux distributions available on the Internet. It takes you from the creation of a bootable CD ROM and right through formatting your hard drive, the installation of Linux, and setting up LILO.
FUBLinux Security How-To;
 
This document covers some of the main issues that affect Linux security. General philosophy and net-born resources are discussed.
FUBFonts In Linux How-To;
 
This document provides a comprehensive source to act as a starting point for any and all font questions about Linux.
FUBLinux Compiling Mini How-To;
 
Still a little confused about how to properly use Linux tarball zipped files? This mini-HowTo, written by JC Pollman, takes you, step by step, through the process of untarring and uncompressing these kinds of Linux file packets..
FUBLiLO Rescue How-To;
 
A brief manual discussing methods to recover from Linux system failures. Various reasons for linux system failures can be - LILO is destroyed, or linux fails to boot, or Master Boot Record (MBR) is damaged or linux fails to boot when another operating system like Windows NT is installed which erases LILO or MBR.

MobiPocket Reader

These books and texts can be read with the FUBMobipocket Reader app., which also works (partially) on the Ectaco Partner B-3 and it’s version of the Franklin OS. These books are zipped .TXT files, so you can also read them with any standard text reader.

Bibles
MOBKing James Bible - Old and New Testaments
Classic Novels
MOBThe Adventures of Sherlock Holmes;
Arthur Conan Doyle; 1892
MOBKing Solomon’s Mines;
H. Rider Haggard; 1885
MOBAllan Quartermain;
H. Rider Haggard; 1887

MOBTales of Terror and Mystery;
Arthur Conan Doyle; 1922
MOBChildren’s Christmas Stories;
Various Authors; 1900s
MOBA Christmas Carol;
Charles Dickens; 1905
Contemporary Novels
MOBThe Andromeda Strain;
Michael Crichton; 1969
MOBThe Aliens;
Murray Leinster; 1959
MOBBeware, the Usurpers!;
Robert W. Krepps; 1951
FUBThe Enormous Room;
Robert W. Krepps; 1953
MOBThe Giants From Outer Space;
Robert W. Krepps; 1954
MOBBeyond the Fearful Forest;
Robert W. Krepps; 1951
FUBThe Buttoned Sky;
Robert W. Krepps; 1953
MOBThe Time Traders;
Andre Norton; 1958
MOBPlague Ship;
Andre Norton; 1956