[ModLib] Retraction

Gordon Neavill aa3401 at wayne.edu
Wed Nov 7 11:34:52 EST 2007

I was astonished at the price that copy of Moby Dick fetched too. It's a stunning copy and a terrific jacket -- but $750 (or whatever the final price was) seems way out of proportion.  I was almost tempted to put my equally nice copy up on eBay.


---- Original message ----
>Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2007 08:47:49 -0500
>From: dchock7 at aol.com  
>Subject: [ModLib] Retraction  
>To: modlib at owu.edu
>   I would like to acknowledge a serious error in my
>   MLC 54 pricing column. I said a copy of Moby Dick
>   had been bid up by the seller to an astronomical
>   amount. I was incorrect; the bids were legitimate. I
>   saw the price and never checked who the seller was.
>   Sharon Biederman was the seller and her reputation
>   is beyond reproach. Her honesty is well know
>   throughout the collecting community. I made an error
>   of epic proportions and I sincerely apologize for
>   it.
>   Pete Chocheles
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