OT - finding books (was iris books)
Bill Shear wrote:
> I think the listing Clair is referring to is for a single copy. It might
>have already been sold. The listings found using this website are from
>dealers in old books, so frequently from any one dealer only a single copy
This is correct - the one copy of the WOI I asked for was at a
bookstore in the San Francisco area. I did a search and there were
no other copies available at that time (around 2 weeks ago) anywhere
at this book site.
> However, if the book is fairly common, it might be listed by
>several dealers. My wife wanted a particular edition of the Divine Comedy
>for Christmas and I found nearly 20 dealers, each of whom had from 1-3
>copies in various conditions.
That is good to know when trying to find older, more classic books.
Thank you for the information.
Ellen Gallagher / firstname.lastname@example.org
Siberian iris robin / email@example.com
Northern New Hampshire, USA / USDA Zone 3