[ntp:questions] Re: Das Buch on Amazon
clear at alum.mit.edu
Wed Mar 15 23:31:47 UTC 2006
"Richard B. Gilbert" wrote:
> Ulrich Windl wrote:
> > Personally I think for 99$ it's quite expensive (unless quite good) ;-)
> > Regards,
> > Ulrich
> I think you're right about the price. Most technical books that size go
> for 1/2 to 1/3 the price. OTOH, there may be some extremely advanced
> technology involved. With a shipping weight of 0.3 ounces you may be
> getting anti-gravity for your money!!!
I think you misclassified it. If I extrapolate from what I recall paying for
college course books a few decades ago, it seems quite reasonable for an
academic text book.
[Pokes around Amazon] Yup, my old freshman calculus text, is going for $149,
 Was it really that long ago...?
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