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Offline makkem

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second hand books at great price
« on: July 26, 2019, 10:18:53 AM »
At the risk of telling folks something they already know AbeBooks.co.uk have a good range of turning books at incredible prices - I got a copy of Keith Rowley's Foundation Course in great condition for £2.25 including postage - don't know how they do it. BTW I've no connection with them.

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Re: second hand books at great price
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2019, 11:46:14 AM »
They are part of the Amazon group. A place for second hand bookshops to advertise their stock.

Yes they do ha e some good prices but also some high ones, I looked for 500 wooden bowls on it and the price was very high. The well known auction site had it for a reasonable amount, so it pays to compare them both before buying.

Another to look at is the online Oxfam shop, they also have quite a wide range of books, sometimes about wood turning,  but they set their prices against  the 2 above mentioned.
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Re: second hand books at great price
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2019, 08:00:27 PM »
i've bought a few books about tree species on abe book but as Bryan says sometimes you can get a better result on Ebay.

the ones i buy are usually pretty obscure books that are decades out of date and weren't produced in big numbers so they are a good resource if i use them.