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Found an interesting "Catalog" set of sites, hosted by Penguin Putnam, whilst I was googling away... It's buried deep in their index, but can be directly accessed by going to http://ppi-pwf.texterity.com/ppi/. The site has all the book catalogs searchable, viewable (just like the original catalogs), linked to their system, etc. But what's weird is that you can also find their content through google, and then when you hit the page, the words are highlighted, etc.-- but you can't copy and paste! I think that this is intentional... The underlying technology to this appears to come from a company called Texterity (http://www.texterity.com), and they take PDF files and allow direct access without Acrobat Reader. Anyway, a neat trick is to search the catalogs directly from google by restricting searches to their site...