Distributed Proofreaders Complete Their 10,000th eBook!

by Michael Cook on March 10, 2007
PG News

On Friday 9 March, 2007, DP released 15 books in celebration of their 10,000th posting to Project Gutenberg. DP’s 10,000th unique book is;

The Annals of the Cakchiquels, by Daniel G. Brinton                      20775
  [Link: http://www.gutenberg.org/2/0/7/7/20775 ]
  [Files: 20775.txt; 20775-8.txt; 20775-0.txt; 20775-h.htm]

Distributed Proofreaders was founded in 2000 by Charles Franks to support the digitization of Public Domain books. Originally conceived to assist Project Gutenberg (PG), Distributed Proofreaders (DP) is now the main source of PG e-books. All their proofreaders, managers, developers and so on are volunteers.

CONGRATULATIONS to all 52,000+ DP volunteers!

Book# Released
Book Title(s)
9000 5 Sep 2006 Poems by Christina Georgina Rossetti
    Kelly Miller’s history of the world war for human rights by Kelly Miller
    Hey diddle diddle and Baby bunting by Randolph Caldecott
8000 8 Feb 2006 The Suppression of the African Slave-Trade to the United States of America, 1638–1870 by W. E. B. Du Bois
7000 24 Jun 2005 Opúsculos por Alexandre Herculano (Portuguese) by Alexandre Herculano
    Viage al Parnaso (Spanish) by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
    Leabhráin an Irisleabhair-III (Irish) by Various
6000 2 Feb 2005 The Journal of Sir Walter Scott by Sir Walter Scott
5000 8 Oct 2004 Too many to list (50), see the threads
4000 7 Apr 2004 Adventures du capitaine Hatteras by Jules Verne
3000 15 Jan 2004 Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton
2000 3 Sep 2003 Hamlet, the “Bad Quarto” by William Shakespeare
1000 19 Feb 2003 unknown

The above table shows multiple titles when the exact book title is not known.

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