Google Books no longer sorting by "Custom range" of date?

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Aug 2 22:38:45 UTC 2014

while I've been using the same link for years now, it no longer provides 
accurate information. Most hits returned with restricted range mostly 
gives titles outside that range, particularly recent browsable items, 
but also a lot of older items that also don't correspond in language. GB 
is still usable for initial search, but it's no longer the same tool 
that it was 3-4 years ago, which is why you don't see many items from me 
any more. Most of my old research is no longer verifiable. I have 
several files with partial links that can no longer be updated because 
GB is broken


On 7/30/2014 6:41 PM, ADSGarson O'Toole wrote:
> Joel, if you start your search at the following webpage you will be
> able to specify a time range. Note that Google Books search engine
> implementation has been defective for quite some time. So you will
> experience false negative and false positive matches. But the GB
> search engine is still enormously powerful and valuable.

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