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Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Nov 17, 2011 1:23 pm

I don't think I've ever been into a charity shop to look for anything, let alone books.

What a sad life I've lead!!
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Postby pip » Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:15 pm

I'd tend towards second hand rather than charity book shops. Less Dan Brown books that way :D
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Postby wicked woman » Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:23 pm

I've bought from World of Books through Amazon. They are ok, except delivey is slow, dispatch to arrival taking a week and the books are a little more tired than discribed.
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Postby pip » Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:24 pm

I've said it before but the best second hand i've come across is awesomebooks.com . Never been disapointed with the condition of a book :D
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:24 pm

I had a wander round the second hand fantasy section of my local bookshop the other week, but there was no TP to speak of. :cry:
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Postby pip » Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:28 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:I had a wander round the second hand fantasy section of my local bookshop the other week, but there was no TP to speak of. :cry:


Aww . speaking of second hand i just got a hardback of Shivers for Christmas for four euro :D
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:35 pm

Shivers?
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:44 pm

Early Pterry story in that one Pip,where did you find it,I could have got a copy for£8 in a dealers room at a Con.
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:46 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:I had a wander round the second hand fantasy section of my local bookshop the other week, but there was no TP to speak of. :cry:
what one were you hoping to find Bouncy. :?:
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Postby pip » Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:54 pm

Who's Wee Dug wrote:Early Pterry story in that one Pip,where did you find it,I could have got a copy for£8 in a dealers room at a Con.


Got it of Awesome Books. I've been keeping an eye out for it as I've been trying to get a collection of Terry's short story contributions. :D
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Postby pip » Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:55 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:Shivers?


Yes Shivers . :D
Scary christmas stories and the likes :D
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:02 pm

Who's Wee Dug wrote:
Bouncy Castle wrote:I had a wander round the second hand fantasy section of my local bookshop the other week, but there was no TP to speak of. :cry:
what one were you hoping to find Bouncy. :?:


Nothing in particular, just browsing, but found there to be very little TP, and what there was was bog standard stuff - Eric, and the like.
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:06 pm

Just had a look on Amazon, and there's a hardcover of Shivers for Christmas (different cover, looks like, to yours Pip) for £3.89 including P&P.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-listin ... ition=used
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Postby pip » Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:35 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:Just had a look on Amazon, and there's a hardcover of Shivers for Christmas (different cover, looks like, to yours Pip) for £3.89 including P&P.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-listin ... ition=used


From the same shop as i got mine as well oddly enough. :D
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Postby Joolz » Fri Nov 18, 2011 9:38 pm

Load of Discworld hardbacks in Oxfam today.....in the Childrens books :o
Had them all except Jingo so there's still about 10 left :lol:
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