Re: $2,233.97 for a used book about the Inklings?
- heh! Well, depending on his contract, the author(s) may be able to reprint himself... Lulu (and other POD companies) can be your good friend!
-- Lynn --
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, WendellWag@... wrote:
> So he needs to tell his publisher, "Look, why don't you put it back in
> print? You can sell it for $2,233.96 a book. You'll make a fortune. I will
> take a mere $500 a book for each one you sell. Oh, and Wendell Wagner gets
> a cut of $250 a book for being smart enough to suggest this."
> Wendell Wagner
> In a message dated 8/10/2010 10:44:47 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> emptyD@... writes:
> "Women Among the Inklings" has regularly been listed online at more than
> $1,000.00 for at least the past couple years (I first checked it on amazon
> after hearing some discussion of its merits and flaws at the 2008 Mythcon).
> One of the authors, Sam McBride, was at 2009 Mythcon, and I asked if he had
> any extra copies he'd like to sell for a more reasonable figure. He did
> not, and was likewise astounded at the prices being quoted -- money which he
> certainly wasn't seeing!
> ---Jason Fisher <visualweasel@> wrote:
> Yeah, the price is insane. Bookfinder shows another copy for sale for
> $1,503.49. And just one other for $129.31, a more reasonable price for an
> out-of-print book. I've seen this kind of thing before, where a seller picks
> some arbitrarily ridiculous price and sets it out there to sit and wait --
> possibly for years and years -- hoping for the world's most gullible person to
> come along and find it.