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Is there any place on the web where I can find legacy/public domain classes from book editors? For instance, I really like the style of this book but the current Springer book class (svmono.cls) doesn't produce this type of output anymore. Any ideas of where I could find the class used for that book (or any other editor book classes, for that matter)?

Thanks for any help! Regards, Jorge.

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    There are publishers that make their classes available at their sites. Other just don't. Some of those are easy to reproduce. It depends on your motivation, and your reasons. – Joseph Apr 28 '18 at 19:02
  • Thanks for your reply, Joseph. Do you know of any book classes openly available from publishers? – dontpanic Apr 28 '18 at 19:05
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    you imply that the svmono has changed but is it clear that the book was set with a springer class originally (it says it was published by Kluwer originally) or that it was set by TeX? – David Carlisle Apr 28 '18 at 20:29
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    The only one I know that faithfully reproduces the final output is from De Gruyter: degruyter.com/dg/page/production-for-authors/herstellung. You should also consider taking a look at classes like caesar, tufte-book and octavo, among others. It all depends on your needs. – Joseph Apr 28 '18 at 20:50
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    A horrible look of mathematical expressions in this book suggests that it is not LaTeX based. – Przemysław Scherwentke Apr 29 '18 at 0:52

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