Please Explain or Is There an Economist in the House?

To: inger vandyke <>
Subject: Please Explain or Is There an Economist in the House?
From: Dave Torr <>
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2010 13:44:53 +1100
Well - even if that was the case it was still cheaper ($75 with free
shipping) from the publisher compared to $80 plus shipping - so hardly worth
the effort!

On 28 December 2010 13:42, inger vandyke <> wrote:

>  Hi Dave,
> Then it is probably worth seeking clarification from the seller in that
> instance isn't it?
> Cheers,
> Inger
> ------------------------------
> Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2010 13:39:49 +1100
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Please Explain or Is There an Economist in the
> House?
> From: 
> To: 
> CC: ; 
> Inger - whilst you may be correct about the high prices on Amazon there was
> no mention of this when I clicked on them - I suspect a more likely
> explanation is the decimal point was in the wrong place - ie should be
> $80.80 and not $808! It was certainly the latest edition and so not an
> antique copy.
> On 28 December 2010 13:25, inger vandyke <> wrote:
>  Hi All,
> OK.  I will attempt to explain some of this.
> Dave, the discrepancy on Amazon probably means that there is either a first
> edition or a copy signed by the author or it might have come from a private
> well-known collection or another thing that gives it value i.e. out of print
> for years, illustrated with original paintings, etchings etc.  I am ALWAYS
> in the market for first edition books but even I won't pay huge $$$$ for one
> unless it is something that I think I will truly get enjoyment out of for
> years to come.
> <>

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