The first edition of the Apple II Reference Manual, published in January 1978, is hard to find! Here are some pictures so you know what to look for.
When you can find this manual for sale, the price can range anywhere from $100 to $500. Click here to check current prices on Amazon.
Like many computer books and magazines from this time period, this book has code that the computer user would type into the terminal. That’s right – they would type out each line by hand and them compile it!
If you can find this book, it would make a great gift for a long time Apple fan! For more gift ideas, check out my gift guide: Best Gifts for Apple Lovers