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Old 07-19-2019, 10:50 AM   #121
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For front-list and mid-list titles that usually possible. For back-list titles, that is an iffy proposition. For out-of-print titles, you're relying on your local used book dealer to be able to find a copy, at a reasonable price. I still have a problem with the used book store that was asking US$100 for a reader's copy ex-library book club edition of Luttwak's Coup D'e Etat.
Your reasoning is all over the place. The argument is about publishers jacking up their prices to libraries. If the publishers are selling to libraries, we aren't talking about orphaned, hard to find books.

If they sell to libraries, they will sell to you.
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