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Should we burn witches and burn books?

Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2007 9:50 pm
by Starfire
I tried to order from Amazon:-

Experimental Nuclear Physics Volume III - E. Segre
$52.50 - Usually ships within 1-2 business days
Sold by: getusedbooks_com

But got refused with the following;-

*** We're sorry. The item can't be shipped to your selected destination. You may either change the shipping address or delete the item from your order by changing its quantity to 0 and clicking the update button. ***


But I can get it also from Amazon with a different supplier ;-

Experimental Nuclear Physics Volume III - E. Segre
$46.72 - Usually ships within 1-2 business days
Sold by: www-zubal-com


Changed quantities? Press
To delete an item, change its quantity to 0, then click Update.


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Re: Should we burn witches and burn books?

Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2007 10:03 pm
by Frank Sanns
Hi John,

It may just be that the particular seller that you selected will not ship out of the country. Many sellers just don't want to deal with international shipping. It is an extra hassle and risk in some cases. Can't say I agree with them but most people error on the safe side and hide thier head in the ground ( or someplace else).

Cheers,

Frank S.

p.s. How about an update on your project?

Re: Should we burn witches and burn books?

Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2007 10:19 pm
by Starfire
Hi Frank,

The sellar advertise's international shipping and quotes rates etc on their web-site.

" Nuclear " is not a four letter word - but it may as well be for some.

Re. the project - busy building and testing a kw Ion gun which I will post on when complete.

Re: Should we burn witches and burn books?

Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2007 3:20 pm
by Richard Hull
Ditto on what Geo said....I have all three volumes of Segres works and they were cheap, but then so were all the volumes of Neutron Physics I purchased just 6 years ago. Now try and get 'em at any price!

The high brow, scientific antiquarian book sellers are sucking up all the older, rarer scientific tomes from all the mom and pop book shops on line and marking them up 10,000%.

I am glad I leaped in early and spent a lot of bucks to pump my library up to its current state. I bought lots of books on the cheap from about 1998-2006. Now I have to tread carefully and keep a watchful eye if I am to acquire anything at a favorable price.

Richard Hull