195400Re: OT: Middle Egyptian dictionary/grammar in Russian
- Mar 1 9:56 AMOn Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 2:34 AM, A. da Mek <a.da_mek0@...> wrote:
> I think, the most viableHow much do the ebooks cost. Sadly, the facts of publishing right now are
>>> solution if you want a physical book would be downloading the pdfs and
>>> printing them out.
>> Okay, I was hoping to avoid that route, but I may have to do it anyway.
> I am not sure how it is in other parts of the universe and multiverse, but
> here an average sized book costs about 30 Ermines*) and a Kindle costs
> about 250 Ermines; so for everyone who intends to read more than 8 books in
> his life it is cheeper to use the e-book. In the landscape mode, even the
> .pdf files are usually readable on the 800x600 px screen. I downloaded this
> Egyptian grammar and although the letters are small, they can be read
> clearly. (I bought Kindle when I wanted to read the Assyrinan dictionary
> *) I am used to express prices in Ermines, because these coins keep their
> inner value irrespective to the inflation. An Ermine is a coin which has 3
> 1/2 inches in diameter and 4 troy ounces in weight, made of a Camembert
> type cheese. It received its name because of the similarity of its rind to
> the winter fur of a stoat.
such that publishers vary in how they price ebooks. Some of them even
price the ebook higher than the paperback, even though the ebook is
probably cheaper to produce.
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