declining prices for modern library

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Mon Aug 28 21:07:47 EDT 2006


I just listed a bunch on amenities with dj at $6
 Thanks,
 
Ed Postal
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From: J B Krygier 
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> From: "Bill DiBenedetto" <billdi at earthlink.net>
> To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
> Subject: RE: declining prices for modern library
> Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2006 16:39:09 -0700
>
> Anthony:
>
>
>
> My kingdom for a careful reader.
>
>
>
> I never said ABE is a better buy than ebay. Often it is in my personal
> experience but last week I was involved in an ebay auction where my  
> winning
> bid turned out to be less than the price for the same book on ABE.
>
>
>
> I regret that I failed to mention Amenities in my list of options  
> for buying
> MLs. It was not meant to be comprehensive. I regularly check  
> Amenities, and
> up to now the books listed there are either ones I already have, or  
> I am not
> interested in collecting.
>
>
>
> Nowhere in my previous screed did I mention a $6.00 buying  
> standard. It's
> been a rare day indeed recently when I have acquired a good ML copy  
> with a
> good DJ for less than $10.00 or $12.00. Or more.
>
>
>
> I think there are examples of insane bidding wars on ebay all the  
> time, or
> if not quite insane, pretty incomprehensible. Of course if one is  
> an ebay
> seller insanity is devoutly to be desired: one man's insanity is  
> another
> man's trip to the bank.
>
>
>
> BTW, "ML industry?"  what the heck is that about? Yep, we  
> collectors are all
> titans of the ML industry.
>
>
>
> bill
>
> 206-491-0296 (work)
>
> 206-963-0499 (personal)
>
>



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