Extraordinary eBay results on Gatsby

Gordon Neavill aa3401 at wayne.edu
Thu Dec 19 12:25:51 EST 2002

Hmmmmmm.  I bought my copy for $35, but that was in 1978.  Wish I'd put all
my savings into ML Gatsby's back then.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Scot Kamins" <kamins at dogeared.com>
To: "ML Listserv" <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
Sent: Thursday, December 19, 2002 11:55 AM
Subject: Extraordinary eBay results on Gatsby

> Folks,
> Last night on eBay one of Our Own Finest sold a copy of Gatsby first
> (near fine in a VG+ jacket) for an astounding $1200. I'm not familiar
> with the winner, but many members of this list bid quite high on the
> boo, including the runner-up bid of nearly $1180.
> To see the auction description, go to:
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1981669289
> To see he bid history (including the very exciting last two minutes), go
> http://cgi6.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewBids&item=1981669289
> I for one am amazed and amused (as is, no doubt, the seller).
> Congratulations to the winner as well. Wish I had a copy!!!
> - Kamins

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