On 08/08/03, Mike Richter wrote:

> I have done such scans routinely using an 8.5x14 flatbed;
> unfortunately, price pressure has driven them out of the lower range
> of scanners, where one would be great for your application, but I
> recommend that you seek one out. Two scans with overlap are then
> stitched together in your preferred graphics program

That sounds like a lot of work for hundreds of covers.

> digital camera, a tripod and illumination should be able to cobble
> something together for you. Recognize that amateur cameras are likely
> to have significant barrel or pincushion distortion , uneven
> sensitivity and other flaws

That might apply to a low grade digital camera, but it would not apply
to a 35mm SLR.

Don Cox
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