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Re: Lucky finds

Subject: Re: Lucky finds
by SonOfDolf on 2012/1/23 14:51:56

The Dora Owen book sold for GBP211.79 on Ebay recently. The book was very well represented in the listing, the seller really did a good job with that. As far as I could tell no dust jacket present.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/370576512039? ... 423.l2649#ht_25297wt_1396

On abebooks there is a copy for sale WITH a dust jacket for GBP490.95.

http://www.abebooks.co.uk/servlet/Boo ... ook%2Bof%2BFairy%2BPoetry

I'm not in anyway an expert on pricing but I've read that a dust jacket can represent up to 80% of a book's value. So either the Ebay book sold too high or the Abebooks listing is a bargain? (The third option being I suck at math).