I have these two old books that are in pretty horrendous condition. Would it be heresy to dismantle and scan all the images. I figure it would be a better way to preserve them since they really are falling to pieces. This first one is from 1915 before it had escalated to the Great War.

This is from 1904.

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To give an idea of the condition. Both covers are completely detached, but most pages are still bound, though a lot of them are torn or crumbling.

Some pics from inside.

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