I visited a really neat used book store last weekend.
Unfortunately many of the outdated Electronics book were
still going for $20.
Many of the books there were library cast-aways. So even
if you give to a library, the books could eventually end up
sitting on a shelf forever, at obscene prices.
Give to your local friends. Give to fellow hams. Set up
a library at your club. Or drop off at one of the swap
meets or vendors at the ham conventions. There was a
guy at Pacificon selling books at 1/10 the going rate.
"Gets them off the shelf and read by someone.", he said.
Give to readers, not collectors.
-Ed sk ee
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.
> Submissions: firstname.lastname@example.org
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