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  • WOLFGANG
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    i have had good luck with alibris , half.com,booksamillion,booksfromthecrypt there are so many its hard to list so i gave you my favorites!

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  • Pietro_Mercurios
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    I'm plugging a friend of mine's site here. But, if there's a book you really want to find, you could well try,

    Link:
    Inprint Books: Booksearch

    http://www.inprint.co.uk/booksearch/index.html

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  • DeepFixer
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    Ther is also Bookfinder( www.bookfinder.com ). They list new and used, from ABE and others.

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  • DeeCrowSeer
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    Originally posted by Typhoid_Mary
    I hope that made sense! :?
    Absolutely, and you make an excellent point! Because they were UK sellers, I hadn't looked at the postage rates... that probably is where they make their money back. No such thing as a free lunch, and so forth.

    Thank you. :)

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  • Typhoid_Mary
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    Originally posted by DeeCrowSeer
    Has anyone ordered any of these Moorcock books that are listed for 53p? They sound a little too good to be true to me.
    Check the shipping. Shipping costs at Abebooks are based on books weighing 1 kilo, so you always seem to be paying about آ£3.00 or so regardless of its actual weight. A bookseller that uses Abebooks told me that most sellers just adjust the price of the book accordingly - adding the difference if the shipping charge isn't enough, subtracting it if it's too much.

    So yes, it is to good to be true. :)

    I hope that made sense! :?

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  • DeeCrowSeer
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    Has anyone ordered any of these Moorcock books that are listed for 53p? They sound a little too good to be true to me.

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  • Mikey_C
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    Originally posted by DukexArioch
    does Jade design have other authors? I suppose I can go check myself!
    You could email and ask them. They prefer to send written catalogues - the one I received was just MM - but then that's what I asked for! I'd also recommend the Fantasy Centre http://www.fantasycentre.demon.co.uk/ for out of print books, first editions, etc and small publishers - once again, not the cheapest, but you can rely on a very good chance of finding what you want.

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  • DeeCrowSeer
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    I was a little wary of AbeBooks at first, but picked up some great titles through them for X-Mas. The first order I made turned out to be for a book the seller didn't actually have in stock, so that was a waste of time, but the ones I made after that went very smoothly.

    Um... so, basically, I'm just nodding in agreement to what Mikey said.

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  • DukexArioch
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    Thanks, I'll check that site out. I'm an ebay junky so I'm always on there looking for stuff! :D
    I'm not actually looking for MM's works (i have the complete Eternal Champion series. :D) does Jade design have other authors? I suppose I can go check myself!

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  • Mikey_C
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    Are you familiar with www.abebooks.co.uk? Reliable, but pricey. Its always a good idea to keep a weather eye on EBay,of course + Jayde Designs (on the front page) for MM's works - again, not the cheapest, perhaps, but dependable with a fantastic range and approved by the man himself.

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  • DukexArioch
    started a topic Finding rare books.

    Finding rare books.

    I've seen a few links to sites that specialise in rare books and locating them but obviously as soon as I need one I can't find the threads again!
    Can anybody point me in the right direction please?
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