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Re: Interesting eBay Auctions
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Yep, I'm starting to think I need to reconsider my strategy! But maybe one day some ignorant seller is offering that truly lucky find, disguised behind a bad description...

Posted on: 2012/5/23 10:13


Re: Interesting eBay Auctions
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Speaking about Farmer Giles:

I've recently been quick on ordering some books having turned up as buy-now (not on eBay, though), and I've been quite unlucky so far. In most cases, I should probably have written an email to ask for a clarification -- the sellers haven't included much information and there has been no image.

For example, last week I bought an item listed as "Farmer Giles of Ham, 1st ed., 1957" (thus 2nd impr.) Price: €16, so quite cheap. However, it arrived today without dustjacket Not very collectible nor desirable!

Posted on: 2012/5/23 9:59


Re: The Wonders of eBay
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Well, the shipping is free!

Posted on: 2012/5/20 3:33


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I agree. It's very off-putting with reserves. If a seller is cautious about sale price, it's better to list the item with a higher lowest starting bid.

Posted on: 2012/5/17 3:07


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