Comments on new FAQ item please

Scot Kamins kamins at dogeared.com
Wed Aug 17 12:29:58 EDT 2005


John,

Excellent points - thanks. I'll add these fixes later today.

And thanks to Pete for the kind remark!

- Scot

On Aug 17, 2005, at 7:03 AM, J B Krygier wrote:

>
> On Aug 16, 2005, at 2:59 PM, Scot Kamins wrote:
>
>
>> What do you think? Have I hit the mark? What would you change?
>>
>
> Overall excellent; a few minor comments:
>
> > Modern Library books with dust jackets are worth orders of
> > magnitude more than books without dust jackets. In fact,
> > it's safe to say that with rare exception (the Illustrated
> > Don Quixote stands out) ML books without dust jackets are
> > worth a few dollars at best.
>
> Don AND Alice would probably be good sellers with our without
> a DJ.  You have material on Alice on Dogeared, but maybe you
> need a page on Don (why so valuable - mention the Dali thing,
> maybe the later reprint of the ML ed.). Buckram editions (not
> x-library) (and the link to that part of Dogeared) might be
> mentioned here also.
>
> > Where You Sell Counts: The value that you determine using
> > the above method tells you what you can expect to get from
> > a collector at auction. Here's a list that shows, in descending
> > order, where you can expect to get the most money for your book:
>
> > Auction such as eBay
>
> It may also be worth noting that WHO is selling the book
> matters; known trustworthy ML sellers will probably get
> more $$ than general sellers when they are selling similar
> ML items.  Not much one can do about this.
>
>
> John K.
>



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