On Thu, 11 Dec 1997, David A. Case wrote:
> There are lots of used book stores that would buy your books for various
> amounts of cash. The used book market is surprisingly large, and
> widespread (your books might be resold in Scandanavia.)
> In college, at the end of the semester, I would go through the trash and
> pick up textbooks. I would sell them for either credit or cash, and I
> financed most of my library like that.
> If one bookstore turns a book down, than try another.
As of last Tuesday, I officially became a used book dealer,
specifically for used technical books. Yes, there is a fairly good
market out there, but you have to know what does and does not sell.
Older texts from the 30's to the 60's are great for technical con-
tent, but some of the newer ($90+) texts are worthless. I use the
net proceeds to purchase books for my library.
If anyone has books that they simply feels aren't worth
keeping, I would certainly like to know about them.
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