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    Re: The Bygrave
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2009 Jun 30, 01:21 -0400

    Douglas Denny wrote:
    
    > Today there are very few second-hand bookshops at all, and those that survive
    > simply do not have any science books (or very few of 'modern' ones) - partly
    > because they are not available anyway for the reason above (they have been
    > thrown away) or, as I was told by more than one bookshop owner when I queried
    > why no science books? - "they don't sell as no one is interested in them !
    
    A sad but accurate, IMHO, commentary.  Unless you have access to
    technically-oriented university libraries the number of volumes available in
    non-fiction are out numbered by fiction.  Is wood working, metal smithing
    navigation etc. of lesser value than fiction?
    
    Bill B.
    
    
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