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Igimunds saga:Norwegian Wirral by Stephen Harding #1004393
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I was looking at books about Wirral History and I came across Igimunds saga:Norwegian Wirral by Stephen Harding,I bought the book and googled it and found that amazon was selling it for over a 1000, The question is how can a hard back book only published in the year 2006 be worth the price there asking for on amazon? does anyone no how many of this edition was printed in hard back in 2006, thanks in advance
isbn 1 901231 60 7
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Re: Igimunds saga:Norwegian Wirral by Stephen Harding [Re: futurepast] #1004394
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Totally ridiculous ! I have the red book and blue paper back, but I never saw a hardback for Sale. Not only that, they were printed years before, so I can't even think that it would be classed as 'first edition'.

I think someone is having a laugh. It's on ebay too, cheaper. Someone from Wirral and they want 9.50 postage ! laugh

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Stephen-Harding-Ingimunds-saga-Norwegian-Wirral-isbn-1-9011231-60-7-/281965014084?hash=item41a66cac44:g:KwgAAOSwoBtW5bJQ


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Re: Igimunds saga:Norwegian Wirral by Stephen Harding [Re: futurepast] #1004395
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Its common on Amazon to find that offers of the second hand versions of all sorts of books are often ridiculous prices . This book is 20 ish new, but look at the second hand prices , one is 999 .Theres too many to be typos, I reckon perhaps theyre just chancers hoping someone will misread it or even think it must be something special and buy it.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-li...ition=used&qid=1457978813&sr=1-1

Re: Igimunds saga:Norwegian Wirral by Stephen Harding [Re: futurepast] #1004413
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On ebay, its quite common practice for sellers to put the price very high when they are out of stock so that they retain the advert for when they get stock in again.


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Re: Igimunds saga:Norwegian Wirral by Stephen Harding [Re: futurepast] #1004429
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Yep, its just a holding price to deter buyers but keep the sellers listing active.

Re: Igimunds saga:Norwegian Wirral by Stephen Harding [Re: futurepast] #1012389
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I managed to pick up a red hardback copy in Linghams Heswall shop a couple of years ago for 9.99 , so some copies may still be around .


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