It is often weird. I was looking for a book recently which was on sale in
Aus for around $100 - from the publisher in Europe at $75 inc postage and on
Amazon for - wait for it - $808 new and over $1000 secondhand!
On 28 December 2010 12:28, Carl Clifford <> wrote:
> Dear All,
> I have just been chasing up Harrison's "Field Guide to the Birds of Sri
> Lanka" for someone else and have been mind-boggled at the difference in
> prices. The publisher, Oxford University Press, lists it for AUD 160,
> AbeBooks, from around AUD 75 up and a bookshop in Sri Lanka, around AUD 17.
> I wonder if any one on the list can explain this price discrepancy, apart
> from the fact that we always seem to be hammered on prices in Australia), I
> would be mightily obliged.
> Carl Clifford
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