I'd think you would get better quality and save time, money, and trouble buying used CD's on eBay or Amazon. If the CD version was never produced I guess that would be a different matter...
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I could help you out with that. Sr is right though if you can get them on CD they will probably sound better. I had some old stuff that was out of print and the only way I would get to hear it was via cassette (even used cassettes were getting upwards of 60.00 on Ebay!). I ran it through my recording system and it turned out pretty good.
If you want the best possible conversion, I strongly recommend Richard Hess: http://www.richardhess.com/tape/
He restored some cassettes I had of personal material that I thought were finished. Not only did he restore the tapes, he made pristine CD-Rs from them. He has the right equipment to do the job properly. He's not cheap, but worth every penny if you care about the quality of the results. Note: This is not to denegrate the others who have offered to help on this thread... heck, I myself transferred most of my own tapes using a stand-alone CD recorder and my Onkyo TA-2600 cassette deck.