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Postby pip » Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:25 pm

Tonyblack wrote:Yes, I don't think the American ones are so much proofs as an advance copy for bookstores and reviwers to read and be able to comment on.


they lied . :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:28 pm

:lol: No, they don't call them 'proofs' they call them 'Advance Readers Copies' or ARCs
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Postby pip » Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:59 pm

Fair nuff :lol:
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue Jan 11, 2011 5:08 pm

I have two.
Going Postal and Wintersmith.
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Postby CrysaniaMajere » Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:16 pm

I ì've read many times about this, but I still don't understand what do you all mean by proof copy.. :? :?:
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Postby pip » Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:50 pm

CrysaniaMajere wrote:I ì've read many times about this, but I still don't understand what do you all mean by proof copy.. :? :?:


Its like an edition that predates the publishing of the book to check for mistakes.
They send a certain amount to people to edit for the corrected edition to be published.
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Postby CrysaniaMajere » Sat Jan 15, 2011 8:36 am

Thanks :D
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Postby poohcarrot » Sat Jan 15, 2011 8:48 am

Here you go Crys. I wrote about them a while back. :P

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Postby TheTurtleMoves » Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:52 am

I am always after hard copies of the Discworld books. I only have 4 and a few in e-book form. I don't have much to trade but I'm happy to buy and give a new home to books.
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Postby pip » Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:51 am

Have a look at Abe books. You can pick up the hardbacks for about a pound once your not looking for collectables .
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Postby TheTurtleMoves » Thu Feb 24, 2011 2:29 pm

Thanks. I'll give them a bash.
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Postby pip » Thu Feb 24, 2011 2:37 pm

Also got a few off awesome books . search pratchett and then select used and hardback from the dropdown menus. Some really good bargains there from time to time.

Love collecting the hardbacks as well to the point that i have two to three of one or two of the books becasue of signatures or special editions. Ah well.
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Postby The Mad Collector » Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:23 pm

pip wrote:Love collecting the hardbacks as well to the point that i have two to three of one or two of the books becasue of signatures or special editions. Ah well.


Tell me about it :roll: I definitely have too many of some of the books
One of those? Oh I'm sure I have one somewhere..

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Postby pip » Fri Feb 25, 2011 9:32 am

Never said i've too many. :lol:
three or four editions of each book isn't enough. :lol: :lol:
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Postby WannabeAngua » Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:44 am

Anyone looking for reasonably priced Pratchett novels (or other books) - have you tried Alibris.com? There's an UK and an US site, and just now you can, for example, get Wintersmith for 0,65£ + shipping.
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