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I don't know if I can do this here or not; if not, feel free to delete my post.

I've decided to part with my vast collection of old house books; plumbing catalogs from the 1890's, carpentry books from the same era, electrical books, etc. I got hundreds of 'em, and just put the first one on ebay. Here's the link if anyone's interested; a 1911 Bungalow Construction Book.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Bungalo ... 1c23182b00

Again, if this in inappropriate, lemme know or simply delete.

TY

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That's an interesting book. I'm looking forward to seeing what else you have available.

Your starting bid seems kind of high. I found two available online for $50.

http://www.amazon.com/Construction-dwel ... 252&sr=1-2

http://www.abebooks.com/Construction-dw ... 2138524/bd

It may be priced a bit high, but I shudder to think what I paid for it years ago (much more than my asking price).

I just put this old carpentry book up; priced a bit better. It's from 1890.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/120847904421?ss ... 1558.l2649

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It may be priced a bit high, but I shudder to think what I paid for it years ago (much more than my asking price)

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That's the way the chips fall sometime. In 1992 I bought a set of 9 Moravian engravings at an estate auction for for $270. Last year I decided to sell them. A local collectible 'expert' has a national call-in show Whatcha got. I asked what they were worth now. I didn't like his answer - less than half of what I paid for them.

I just put this old carpentry book up; priced a bit better. It's from 1890.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0847904421

You just got your first bid.

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Off topic: The bungalow book was written by a fellow named Urias Dustman. Can't say I've ever heard the name Urias before.

Isn't Urias situated pretty close to Uranus?

No John, Ureas is closer to your Urias and qute a distance from Uranus. To generally quote Walter Jowers "...I am amazed I have to tell these things!"

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