I am looking for Euler's Opera Omnia (in Latin), but it seems to be published ("officially") only by Birkhauser, and each volume costs about 140$, from what I have seen.

I found some of Euler's works printed by Kessinger Publishing, Forgotten Books, etc. that seem to reproduce, by OCR, the original writings which is what I am aiming at, even though I have heard that OCR is not yet sufficiently well developed to recognize the text perfectly everytime. These editions are much less expensive.

Could anyone with any experience with these OCR publishers, that could tell me if theirs mathematics reprints are good or not, please?

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    $\begingroup$ Are you aware of scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/euler-works ? There are a relatively small number of works without a scanned version, I would estimate less than 5% of the 866 listed. $\endgroup$ – David Roberts Sep 1 at 6:06
  • $\begingroup$ the scans in that repository are not OCR'ed --- is that essential for the OP? $\endgroup$ – Carlo Beenakker Sep 1 at 6:29
  • $\begingroup$ If the OP wants physical printed books, that is also a problem. But if physical books are ok, then surely non-OCR pdfs are ok? One could print off copies of the desired papers... $\endgroup$ – David Roberts Sep 1 at 6:46
  • $\begingroup$ @DavidRoberts Thank you for the reference. However,. I was looking for physical printed books, actually. $\endgroup$ – user743574 Sep 1 at 12:51
  • $\begingroup$ @CarloBeenakker I mean, I don't have any prejudice against OCR, I just don't want a text full of erros and I heard that it happens with OCR sometimes (or a lot of them). Anyway I am not an editor, nor a CS student, I don't know how exactly does OCR work and how accurate it is. $\endgroup$ – user743574 Sep 1 at 12:54

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