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Smaller hardbacks? I need some help!

Postby litup » Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:17 pm

Well I'm a little bit slightly stumped at the minute.

My beautiful charity shop was selling Pratchett 1st's for 2 quid a pop so soon happily cleared the shelves... However some of these hardbacks are smaller than the original sizing and have bar codes which start with eight 0's with a CN number above them on the back (i.e. Men at Arms is CN 6731). Alas anyone know anything about these?
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Postby michelanCello » Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:21 pm

I don't... Sorry that I'm not much of a help, but still welcome! :D
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Postby The Mad Collector » Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:23 pm

Welcome litup. Do these have the UK or US covers? You might find a bit more information inside on the same page as the ISBN
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Postby litup » Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:28 pm

As far as I'm aware they're UK editons. Inside on the copyright page they all go a little something like the Men at Arms :

This edition published 1994
by BCA
by arrangement with Victor Gollancz
first reprint

(etc)

CN 6731

Printed and bound in Great Britain by
Mackays pf Chatham PLC, Chatham, Kent
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Postby The Mad Collector » Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:29 pm

Ok so they are the Book Club editions that explains the different size :)
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Postby litup » Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:32 pm

Ah ha! Thankyou, now my brain is put up at ease. Any idea where can find out a bit more about them? Unfortunately got to sell my precious things :(
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Postby The Mad Collector » Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:37 pm

Unfortunately Book Club editions have virtually no value on the second hand market unless they are the leather bound special Unseen University versions
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Postby litup » Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:37 pm

Woohoo! I get to keep some! Thankyou the help. :D
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Postby deldaisy » Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:41 pm

Good to hear litup.

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Postby litup » Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:44 pm

Hey thanks for the welcoming... Well I hope it's not the only time, I've only just seen the light on here. Will soon be bookmarked so don't you worry... or maybe you should I'm not too sure :)
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Postby meerkat » Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:44 pm

WELCOME Litup. Stay and have some fun with like minded people!
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Postby litup » Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:47 pm

If only reality was like it....
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Postby The Mad Collector » Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:48 pm

litup wrote:If only reality was like it....


You mean it isn't :shock:
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Postby deldaisy » Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:49 pm

Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh we try not to talk about "reality" here :lol: You know, housework, study, .... um.... housework. Everything else yes, housework .... no.
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Postby chris.ph » Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:49 pm

it is get rose tinted glasses or in my case 12 cans of fosters, welcome to the site litup
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