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If I pre-order a book, do I get the e-book pre-release version with it?

Is there an option to pre-order the physical copy of a book which also gives access to the pre-release e-book or do I have to make two separate purchases?

Book in question is: Designing for Scalability with Erlang/OTP
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  • Hi Robin,
    At this time there isn't an option to pre-order both the EBook and print book. The option to order them as a bundle isn't available until both items are fully released. What you can do is pre-order the print boo, and when the EBook is released use our $4.99 EBook upgrade option that we offer (detailed here: ). Or, you can order the early release eBook so you can start reading now and then upgrade to the print book once it's released. There will be an option to get the print book with a 40% off discount once you order the EBook version. If you have any other questions about upgrades or anything drop us a line to and we can help.
    If you have any further questions or require further assistance,You can contact us at:
    1-707-827-7019 (outside the USA)
    7:30 am to 5:00 PST

    Tai H.
    Customer Service Rep,
    O'Reilly Media 
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    Pre-ordering the print book, with early access to the e-book in the meantime, seems like a win-win package deal. I'm surprised that O'Reilly still doesn't offer such an option.
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